A&H Underwriting Manager (leading non-life insurance), Thailand

Monroe Consulting, an executive recruitment firm, is currently hiring for a well-established non-life insurance company based in Bangkok. This company has been providing a variety of non-life insurance solutions to a diverse clientele, including individuals and corporations, across Thailand.

The primary responsibilities of this role involve overseeing Underwriting Management, guiding the team in preparing for account renewal reviews and sponsor campaigns, and executing underwriting management programs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assess and approve New Business cases of Accident & Health (A&H) within assigned authority, adhering to underwriting standards.
  • Supervise and forward submissions to the Head of Underwriting for review beyond delegated authority.
  • Seek approval from Regional Management or Global Underwriting when necessary.
  • Ensure all business is underwritten in accordance with Internal Audit Guidelines.
  • Establish, communicate, and enforce country underwriting policies, procedures, response times, and quality standards.
  • Proactively plan for account renewal reviews and marketing campaigns.
  • Collaborate with sales staff to identify and develop new products to meet market needs and drive underwriting profits.
  • Implement underwriting management programs including Loss Control, Quality Control, Underwriting Plan/Monitoring Control, Pricing Management, Catastrophe Management, Portfolio Planning, Portfolio Pricing, and Portfolio Monitoring and Control.
  • Train, mentor, and guide Underwriters to excel in underwriting and product development.
  • Lead reviews of underwriting proficiency and customer focus efficiency of Underwriters and the Underwriting team.
  • Coordinate with other functional groups to ensure smooth flow of technical information into and out of the Underwriting Unit, including Finance and Claims.
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of new and existing products.
  • Assist Product Development with rating and form development, product library updates, regulatory rate filing, approval management, and underwriting coordination with marketing

Job Requirements

  • Capable and proficient in both verbal and written communication in English.
  • Possesses strong interpersonal and negotiation skills at various levels.
  • Has experience working in a profit-driven environment within a medium to large multinational company.
  • Skilled in team leadership and providing effective guidance to drive departmental outcomes.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, with an understanding of actuarial concepts, is advantageous.
  • Processes A&H underwriting experience in the insurance industry.
  • Bachelor's degree in insurance or related fields (a master's degree is preferred).