Senior Business Strategy Manager - HSBC Life
Hang Seng
Kowloon City, Kowloon, Hong Kong, Asia Pacific


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Some careers shine brighter than others.

If you’re looking for a career that will help you stand out, join HSBC and fulfil your potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

HSBC Life is a world-class institution where you can specialize in Insurance but enjoy the advantages that come with being part of a leading global international bank.

Insurance is about people, and the promises they make. At HSBC Life we help deliver on these promises by providing a wide variety of life insurance products and services to our clients throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Our employees enjoy a dynamic and innovative workplace and a world of opportunities to develop their careers in a high-profile growing business segment.

We empower our team of high-performing individuals to build skills and explore new experiences to realize the full potential of being part of HSBC.

Together we pursue efficient ways of working. We harness the latest data and technology solutions to achieve meaningful outcomes for our clients.

The protection we offer creates broad and lasting impact, helping clients to be healthier, more productive and more confident in their futures.

We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our team as Senior Business Strategy Manager, HSBC Life

Principal responsibilities

  • Support the Head of Business Strategy in the development, alignment and execution of strategic business initiatives in line with the overarching Group, Wealth & Personal Banking (WPB) and Insurance business strategy
  • Analyse future strategic initiative feasibility and prioritisation, including relevant business case preparation and competitor market analysis
  • Support the planning and monitoring process of Annual Operating Plans, CEO scorecard and tracking of Key Performance Indicators for the HK Insurance business, aligning with Group Insurance and WPB.
  • Continually identify opportunities to improve business and operating performance

  • Ensure infrastructure and resources planning to support the execution of strategic business initiatives and act as a key driver in aligning all business functions including distribution, channels, products and support functions to meet objectives
  • Develop and effectively monitor key initiative roadmap to confirm and align the medium term target state for the business and any corrective action plan to achieve this.
  • This overview will encompass product, distribution, regulatory compliance including IFRS 17, Risk Based Capital regimes' efficiency and system initiatives on a holistic basis

  • Support CEO and Head of Business Strategy in the delivery of the HK Insurance people and work environment strategies
  • Prepare presentations and regular updates for Insurance and WPB Committees or Forums as required in relation to above strategic agenda.
  • This will include INHKs Board and EXCO.

  • Manage and co-ordinate external vendors who may support development and execution of strategies
  • Constantly identify barriers to success and recommend management responses to remove or mitigate them
  • Work closely and communicate effectively with with other key stakeholders within HSBC Insurance and WPB in the development and execution of the strategy for HK Insurance
  • Requirements

    Educated to graduate degree level and ideally with additional applicable qualifications in a relevant field (e.g. Finance)

    Good understanding of Insurance technical matters, including accounting, actuarial and product concepts

    Knowledge of the external environment market, regulatory, political, competitors etc.

    Proven ability to analyse situations, make quick decisions and solve problems

    Ability to present complex strategies confidently and concisely to Leadership teams and key external stakeholders

    Ability to use initiative to resolve issues, whilst dealing with a diverse range of stakeholders and team members, distributed across business, functions and locations

    Experience of working in a global financial services organisation (preferably Insurance) with over 10 years experience

    Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills, with excellent relationship building and senior stakeholder management skills

    High levels of energy and enthusiasm, with the ability to influence and engage in a positive and inspiring manner.Drive and motivation to ensure proactive delivery in a challenging matrix environment

    Committed to personal and professional development

    To be considered for this role, the relevant rights to work in Hong Kong is required

    You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

    HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment.

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