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Senior Underwriter, Hong Kong SME Division - (2300006Y)


Take the next step in your career with us.

Allied World is an ideal place for talented professionals who are driven by a belief in the value of collaboration and the power of knowledge.

We believe that when our great people work together and support one another, our clients receive the best solutions. We embrace unique perspectives and empower each person to grow through professional development, career training and mentoring programs.

Our people are our most important asset, and we are very proud of the quality of our team members.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for underwriting insurance coverages associated with SME segments, along with management of a diverse portfolio. The position will require the employee utilizing the methods necessary to meet projected profitability, GWP, and expense goals, implementing proper underwriting discipline/guidelines, and marketing and servicing to existing and... potential clients. The position will also require the administration and monitoring of underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations, and rating rules and models.

In addition, the employee will be required to take case referrals from distribution channel underwriters, and to provide technical guidance, assistance and training to lower level associates.

Job Duties:
• Underwriting functions including underwriting submission review, pricing analysis, setting of terms and conditions, and quote/binder/invoice authorizations.
• Exercise proper underwriting pricing and discipline to meet profitability goals, complying with underwriting guidelines, systems and procedures.
• Maintain underwriting files in an orderly manner and in accordance with the underwriting guidelines, including maintenance of all reporting systems for submissions and bound accounts, rate change modeling, bound account listing, submission log and reports as may be developed.
• Providing advice and guidance to the production of new policy wordings or reviews of existing policy wordings to ensure policy documentation is current and accurate.
• Identifying, recommending, and leading or contributing to the development and exploitation of marketing activities and product development initiatives to increase penetration of existing customers and /or expand the business mix.
• Proactively identifying and pursuing up-selling (add-ons) and cross-selling opportunities to maximise profitable revenue potential from new and renewal business and achieve agreed business targets.
• Work with Distribution to ensure high market visibility of our products.
• Providing expert advice, guidance and coaching to less qualified and/or experienced colleagues to address technical referrals and raise standards and expertise across the technical community.
• Interact with existing and prospective clients, brokers and other business partners in support of the business.
• Liaise with Actuaries, Claims, Finance, IT and Legal departments as appropriate.
• Involve in ad-hoc projects when required.


• More than 5 years relevant General Insurance underwriting experience.
• Preferably a focus on Commercial Property or Commercial Package underwriting.
• Good rapport within local GI distribution network.
• Ability to contribute technically to development of juniors, and portfolio growth.
• Strong analytical, relationship management and communication skills.
• Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work; effectively resolve conflict among priorities.
• Maintain high level of professionalism, integrity and trust.
• Ability to interface with employees and management at various levels within Allied World.
• Professional industry qualifications / accreditations preferred.

All information collected from applicants will be kept in accordance with Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd ‘s (Hong Kong branch) privacy and security policy.

Working at Allied World

Our team of over 1,400 professionals has deep expertise in the industry. They enjoy their work, and many have served for several years. This is what you can expect when you join us:
• Instant membership in the Allied World Family — a global network of colleagues who will support your career journey
• A manager who will help you build your career through a structured coaching program
• Access to a full suite of learning and development tools and resources

Global Presence

We are headquartered in Bermuda, with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Costa Mesa, Dallas, Dublin, Farmington (CT), Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Malaysia, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto and Zug.

Our Business

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd, through its subsidiaries, is a global provider of insurance and reinsurance solutions. We operate under the brand Allied World and have supported clients, cedents and trading partners with thoughtful service and meaningful coverages since 2001. We are a subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, and benefit from a worldwide network of affiliated entities that allow us to think and respond in non-traditional ways.

Allied World is an equal opportunity employer. Subject to applicable law, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, age, disability, military service, marital or civil partnership status, family status, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law or regulation in the relevant jurisdiction where we operate.

To learn more, visit awac.com, or follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/alliedworld and LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/allied-world.

Primary Location: HK-HK-HongKong

Work Locations: Hong Kong2 22/F, One Island East Taikoo Place18 Westlands Road HongKong


Employee Status:Regular

Job Type:Experienced

Job Posting: Nov 9, 2023, 8:19:09 PM

Pay BasisMonthly
Hong Kong


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