Pricing Actuary Managers – Within insurance there is a steady stream of opportunities in Hong Kong for pricing actuaries professionals, however supply falls short of the demand from insurers.
Operational Risk Managers – A focus on improving internal controls within the insurance industry has created high demand for people with professional accountancy backgrounds to implement internal controls. Their exceptional technical foundation is valued.
Financial Accountants – Increased regulatory and statutory reporting standards in the insurance industry have created high demand for candidates who have the technical background to liaise with regulatory boards. Adding to demand is the need for Financial Accountants to update peers and train subordinates.
Partnership Distribution Managers - Life insurance companies employ various means of distributing their life products. In order to contend with competitors, insurance companies increasingly look for successful distribution professionals.
Underwriters – Underwriters are in a job rich market as there is continuous demand from employers in both life and general insurance. Demand is focused at the junior to mid level.
Recruitment activity is expected to increase following the awarded of bonuses. Most candidates will wait for their bonus before exploring their options, while most employers will look for candidates who are immediately available as they lack the budget to buy out the notice period or to provide a sign-on bonus.