FWD Group spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Japan, offering life and medical insurance, general insurance and employee benefits across a number of its markets.
FWD is focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand products, supported by digital technology.
Through this customer-led approach, FWD aims to become a leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance.
Established in Asia in 2013, FWD is the insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group. For more information please visit WWW.
FWD.COM Purpose Key strategic resources on establish group investment strategy and plan / solution for group and South East Asia markets Key accountabilities Partner closely with the executive team to implement the strategy business development plan and leads development of supporting strategies as required Responsible for identifying, researching and sourcing new market opportunities within traditional asset classes Analyze and define fixed income strategies within various Group Business Units’ (BU) portfolios In facilitating BU in decide on best approaches amalgamation and involve SAA studies coordinate between Finance, Actuarial and Investment Identify suitable investment opportunities to enhance investment yields and total return Propose and manage suitable implementation strategies incl.
manager selection & reviews & mentoring Lead and support with local BUs obtain investment strategy / proposal approvals among various Committee as required including working closely with internal (e.
g., internal counsel, compliance, risk management) and external parties Represent Group Investment and participate in local BU Investment Committees to be the influencer and assist markets to select investments / new opportunities balance out return needs vs.
capital usage. Advisory role to business unit in achieving their investment business objectives Drive the completion of integration activities with respect to the investment function including people, processes and infrastructure.
Independently involved in assessing quarterly performance from outsourced investment management for ILP. Engages and maintains business relationships with broader business leaders to keep abreast of the industry and enable sourcing activities.
ability to build financial models for a broad array of assets and portfolios Ability to communicate and negotiate with key stakeholders within FWD