Job ref no.: CT3119362-01#3581

Underwriting Assistant

XL Catlin

DISCOVER your opportunity

In this role, you will ensure accurate, efficient processing of (complex) global program accounts and non- program accounts as well as overall compliance with AXA XL policies. Furthermore, the role holder has in- depth knowledge of at least one line of business, can support UW in pre- and post-bind processes and other UW-related tools (like pricing tool, modelling requests / bound packages, compliant program structures, country research etc.).

What will your essential responsibilities include?

Submission/Renewal Phase

  • Timely requests to off-shore team for quote creation and name clearance activities
  • Timely and accurate support to Underwriter for quotation preparation

Implementation Phase

  • Proactive engagement with underwriting to ensure an efficient and smooth account hand over, to ensure information received is understood and complete in order to process policies on systems
  • For new/ renewed global programs / local produced risks: Determine optimal reflection of program structure in the underwriting system, be mindful of downstream and reporting impacts
  • Ensure timely and high quality implementation by means of related system procedures and creation of instruction document for the network
  • Ensures timely and complete documentation of files handled by role holder in UW file
  • Premium collection accountability of accounts globally / locally and take appropriate proactive action to ensure optimal collection performance

Maintenance Phase

  • At request of Underwriting, ensure timely and high quality implementation of mid-term endorsements, issuance of certificates of insurance and focus on premium collection monitoring
  • Ensure appropriate communication flow between Underwriting and Middle office and network for mid-term endorsements. Act as interface role between Underwriting and Local Policy Administration as well as Credit Control teams.

General Support

  • Develop an internal network for facilitating the transfer of information and data between functions and departments in order to service the requirements of the underwriters and clients.
  • Ensure data quality accuracy ratios at the defined level/metrics.

You will report to the Team Lead, Middle Office.

SHARE your talent

We’re looking for someone who has these abilities and skills:

  • University graduate with related disciplines
  • At least 2 years’ underwriting support experience in Property line in multinational environment, preferably with Global Program experience
  • Strong communication: Excellent verbal and written communication, collaboration, presentation and influencing skills. Able to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of sophistication. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and efficiently juggle numerous concurrent responsibilities.
  • Collaborative approach: Develop and maintain productive working relationships with insured, brokers, claim handlers, underwriters and legal counsel. Provide guidance and seek input from others as needed to achieve the best result possible. Capable of working and collaborating with a virtual team.
  • Attention to detail: Attention to detail: Understands the importance of getting the little detail’s right and takes pride in getting it right the first time.
  • Time Management: Ability to plan each day/week depending of workloads. Must possess the skill to prioritize extra tasks as they arise.
  • Continuous Improvement Focused: Willing to ask questions and explore new ideas. Eager to learn and focused on continuously improving technical skills and XL Catlin claims capabilities.
  • Results Oriented: Approach tasks proactively and anticipate needs. Think quickly and prioritize multiple work streams without sacrificing quality. Act with a sense of urgency.

FIND your future

AXA XL, the P&C and specialty risk division of AXA, is known for solving complex risks. For mid-sized companies, multinationals and even some inspirational individuals we don’t just provide re/insurance, we reinvent it.

How? By combining a strong and efficient capital platform, data-driven insights, leading technology, and the best talent in an agile and inclusive workspace, empowered to deliver top client service across all our lines of business property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty.

With an innovative and flexible approach to risk solutions, we partner with those who move the world forward.

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Diversity & Inclusion

We know that a diverse workforce and inclusive culture enable business growth and are critical to our success. That’s why we have made a strategic commitment to attracting and retaining the most diverse workforce possible, while creating a strong, inclusive culture where everyone is welcome and can contribute and reach their highest potential.
  • Named to the Diversity Best Practices Index – 2017, 2018
  • Signatory to the CEO Action for Diversity
  • Signatory to the UK Women in Finance Charter
  • Twelve Colleague Resource Groups around the Globe
  • Robust support for Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Enhanced family friendly leave benefits
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AXA XL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Location:HK-HK-Hong Kong
Job Field:Underwriting
Job Type:Standard

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Job ref no. CT3119362-01#3581
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Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 2 years - 7 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
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