Job ref no.: 220007VU_1659021269
AXA Hong Kong

Manager / Senior Manager, Technical Underwriting & Governance (General Insurance)

AXA Hong Kong

Job Responsibilities:

Technical Underwriting & Governance

  • Drive technical excellence for AXA HK as well as other AXA entities in Asia, including but not limited to underwriting strategy review, governance framework development, portfolio steering and management, portfolio analytic and monitoring, etc., and develop AXA HK as the center of excellence locally and regionally
  • Provide subject matter expertise and be the escalation point for complex underwriting cases of AXA HK as well as other AXA entities as required and perform review on underwriting referral
  • Drive underwriting strategy on new product development, micro/partnership products and digital platform, to facilitate business growth
  • Conduct periodic underwriting file audits of all P&C lines of business as per the audit protocols to ensure entities' business discipline against entities' underwriting principles and delegations of authority
  • Ensure the Technical Underwriting team's alignment and compliance with legal, compliance and risk management teams in formulating and executing action plans and escalating issues as required


Strategic Initiative and Project Management

  • Lead and drive the company's strategic initiatives, locally and regionally, and engage the local technical teams including Product Development, Pricing, Reinsurance, Distribution and Claims, to provide/coordinate the required technical support/service
  • Liaise and collaborate with the local teams as well as other AXA entities on Group's and/or Regional projects and ensure the delivery of the required outcomes
  • Contribute to the strategy planning of AXA HK as well as other AXA entities
  • Engage with AXA entities in Asia and other regions, e.g. AXA XL, AXA Africa, AXA Partners, AXA Climate, etc., to explore collaboration opportunities and business synergies


Business Leadership

  • Conduct and/or coordinate underwriting and technical training for AXA HK as well as other AXA entities as required
  • Provide technical and professional insight for new product development
  • Contribute to the effective management of the local and regional P&L and the associated business strategy in order to drive profitable growth for the region and deliver the expected performance metrics, with particular focus on Underlying Results and Loss Ratio
  • Strong collaboration with local teams, regional teams, Group and other AXA entities
  • Self-driven on assigned initiatives



  • Qualifications in business or finance with ACII or FCII accreditation preferred
  • At least 6-7 years' experience in general insurance underwriting, preferably with strong knowledge of the general insurance industry's challenges and competitive landscape
  • Robust business acumen and understanding of the economics of an insurance business, in particular the profitability drivers
  • Capable of developing effective technical underwriting principle and strategy with in-depth knowledge in order to drive profitability and minimize risk exposure
  • Strong influential, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with the ability to build mutually beneficial internal and external relationships
  • Strategic thinking from both local and regional perspectives
  • Well-developed written and spoken English language skills
  • Market experience in Asia and strong knowledge in Retail/Personal lines of business would be an advantage


More job information
Job ref no. 220007VU_1659021269
  • 5-day week
  • Competitive pay
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Insurance plan
  • Medical plan
Job Function
  • Wong Chuk Hang
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 6 years - 20 years or above
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree
Require to Travel
  • No travel