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REINSURANCE - Senior Underwriting Consultant, Life & Health


¥ 10,000,000 - 13,000,000

Primary Skills

Life Underwriting, Japanese, MS Office, Underwriter


As a Senior Underwriting Consultant, your job will be to:

  • Assess and handle day to day underwriting cases for new business applications, including complex medical and financial underwriting
  • Proactively identify clients' needs and provide services / solutions: solve their problems and meet their expectations in regard to underwriting and claims
  • Proactively plan, design and delivery seminars, workshops and customised underwriting training to clients
  • Lead and deliver consulting services regarding customizing / developing underwriting rules to clients solution
  • Handle reinsurance claims in accordance with reinsurance treaty and policy conditions
  • Actively contribute in business planning and its execution of growth strategies with regard to underwriting services
  • Seek new reinsurance business opportunities by using know how, expertise and network in the local market as well as knowledge and network within the company group


  • A minimum 10 years' experience in medical underwriting (including assessment of Life, CI, Cancer, and Medical products, preferably at direct life insurers in Japan)
  • Good understanding of policy application processes
  • Experience and ability to understand and define clients' requirements while addressing them efficiently and effectively
  • Client-oriented mind-set
  • Experience in driving and leading projects with clients and team members
  • Highly motivated, proactive, positive attitude, open to new ideas and feedback (clients/peers)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (Japanese native level / English business), with willingness to learn/improve English
  • Good IT skills (e.g. MS Office), and willingness to learn new IT technology (e.g. automated underwriting, claim tools)
  • Experience in claims assessment, processes, management (preferred)
  • Willingness to study and complete ALU exams