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FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited

Senior Director, Product Development & Management

FWD
Hong Kong
Posted 3 days ago Permanent Competitive
Senior Director, Product Development & Management
Established in Asia in 2013 with a trailblazer mentality, FWD is the primary insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group (PCG), with minority shareholders Swiss Re Group, GIC Ventures, RRJ Capital and Hopu Investments.

FWD spans 10 markets in Asia including Hong Kong SAR & Macau SAR, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan, Malaysia and Cambodia. In Hong Kong, FWD offers life and medical insurance, general insurance, employee benefits, and financial planning. We focus on creating fresh customer experiences and making the insurance journey simpler, faster and smoother, with innovative propositions and easy-to-understand products, supported by digital technology. Through this customer-led approach, FWD aims to be a leading pan-Asian insurer by changing the way people feel about insurance.

If you are looking for a company where can fuel your inspiration and cultivate your expertise, join us on our exciting journey.

Purpose:
Provide leadership and direction for wealth product development. Oversee, direct and drive the execution of product implementation and marketing.

The Job:
  • Formulations of wealth product solutions and strategies. Develop and define product road mapping, planning, prioritization, and an overall agile product development process
  • Lead the team to focus on achieving the plan by delivering transformational products and services which are efficient, effective and of high quality that support business objectives and new growth opportunities
  • With in-depth understanding of the current and future market direction, needs, and potential receptivity. Establish competitive intelligence with market analysis
  • Regular monitoring on competitor products and continuously improve FWD product positioning and ensure competitiveness in market and aligning with the company vision
  • Liaise, obtain buy-in and work with distribution channels (TA, SP, Direct) and key stakeholders (e.g. Life Ops, Information Technology, Finance/Actuarial, Marketing, L&C, Group office etc.) at local level to develop new / revamped products / associated service to support the product proposition that appropriately consider and reflect distribution channel and customer requirement, while balancing the need to achieve company business objectives
  • Identify and drive seasonal or ad hoc projects or promotions in response to market and business

The Person:
  • More than 15 years of relevant local experience, in medium-to-large organizations in strategy, product management, corporate development or similar role dealing with business model and market needs
  • Demonstrated ability to embrace and thrive in ambiguity and in an environment with shifting priorities. Set priorities under conditions of limited resources and competing demands
  • Experience in managing sizeable team
  • Skilled communicator who can negotiate and influence key stakeholders
  • Creative, strategic thinking and with problem- solving skills with ability to define business tradeoffs
  • Ability to understand, organize and communicate complex information in an easily understandable format
  • Great stakeholder management and collaborative skills
  • Fluency in Cantonese is required, and Mandarin is a plus
  • Candidates with more experience will be considered as Assistant Vice President
We offer 5-day work, 20-22 days annual leaves, excellent learning & development opportunities and an attractive package to the right candidate.

Information collected will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purpose. The company will retain all applications no longer than 24 months of which will be destroyed thereafter. When there are vacancies in any of our subsidiaries, holding companies, associated or affiliated companies of, or companies controlled by, or under common control with the Company during that period, we may transfer your application to them for consideration of employment. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, disability or family status in employment process.

Job ID  R-0014360
ABOUT COMPANY
Hong Kong
1000 Employees Insurance
Established in Asia in 2013 with a trailblazer mentality, FWD is the primary insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group (PCG), with...
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