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Underwriter, Political Risk, Credit & Bond Singapore

AXA Group

AXA Group Singapore Singapore

2 months ago

Underwriter, Political Risk, Credit & Bond

Singapore - Hybrid working mode

DISCOVER your opportunity

What will your essential responsibilities include?
• Reviewing submissions including applications, policy wording, due diligence reports, financial models and legal documentation while conducting appropriate research and risk analysis to determine degree of risk for each transaction.
• Calculating appropriate risk premium by considering the risk costs inherent to the relevant sector, reinsurance cessions as well as the Underwriting and general administration costs while ensuring profitability.
• Proactively advising, assisting, servicing and following up with clients on insurance and risk management matters to ensure satisfaction and fulfillment of their insurance requirements.
• Effective marketing and relationship management to initiate opportunities for cross-selling offered products.
• Maintaining awareness of all claims advised and supporting recovery processes.
• Working... collaboratively in a team environment, assisting underwriters, underwriting assistants and the management team.

You will report to the Head of Political Risk, Credit & Bond, Asia.

SHARE your talent

We’re looking for someone who has these abilities and skills:
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred in finance, economics or political science, and/or equivalent experience in finance or banking, possessing functional knowledge and skills reflective of a competent individual.
• Is proactive, can think creatively and is constantly looking at ways to solve problems and take advantage of market conditions to support the business.
• Perform tasks independently and in accordance with established procedures, with some ability to exercise discretion.
• Marketing - Effectively plan for customer engagement and regular meetings. Integrating the use of various techniques, tools, and information to support profitable business growth over a defined period.
• Negotiation/Sales - Plan, structure and conduct negotiations with brokers and/or clients to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
• Analytical Skills - Visualize, gather information, articulate, analyze and solve complex problems in order to make key business decisions.
• Interpersonal Savvy - Build excellent interpersonal relationships with brokers, clients & colleagues with the intention of improving personal profile and reputation within AXA XL and the broader market.
• Strategy and Planning - Make underwriting decisions to fulfill business strategic plan and deliver results. Has knowledge of financial targets and levers in order to deliver on departmental business plan.
• Industry Knowledge - Understanding of the insurance industry and specific product portfolios to positively impact the underwriting business.

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.

Learn more at

Corporate Responsibility

At AXA XL our approach to corporate responsibility (CR) is the same as our approach to business; constantly seeking to provide innovative solutions to the world’s most complex problems. From offering our expertise, products and services to help build more resilient communities, to advancing understanding and response to climate change, our strategy – Our Impact. Our Future. – aligns key issues that are pertinent to our business – climate, water and financial resilience - and contributes to AXA Group’s purpose to “Act for human progress by protecting what matters.”.
• Climate: We’re reducing our carbon footprint, protecting ecosystems and exploring how our business can help build a better world.
• Water: We’re developing water resilience where it is — and will be — needed most.
• Financial resilience: We’re helping create opportunities for the unemployed and underemployed, so they can be better prepared for unexpected changes.
• Hearts in Action: We have established volunteering and charitable giving programs to help colleagues support causes that matter most to them, known as our “Hearts in Action” programs.

For more information please see the Corporate Responsibility section on our website.

Inclusion & Diversity

AXA XL is committed to equal employment opportunity and will consider applicants regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity and origins, marital status, religion, disability, or any other protected characteristic. 

At AXA XL, we know that an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce enable business growth and are critical to our success. That’s why we have made a strategic commitment to attract, develop, advance and retain the most diverse workforce possible, while creating an inclusive culture where everyone can bring their full selves to work and can reach their highest potential. It’s about helping one another — and our business — to move forward and succeed.
• Five Business Resource Groups focused on gender, LGBTQ+, ethnicity and origins, disability and inclusion with 20 Chapters around the globe
• Robust support for Flexible Working Arrangements
• Enhanced family friendly leave benefits
• Named to the Diversity Best Practices Index
• Signatory to the UK Women in Finance Charter

Learn more at AXA XL is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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