Underwriting Assistant (Tokyo Office)

Advertised on : 06 Feb 2019 | Closing date : 07 May 2019

  Job Reference : 10485

Underwriting Assistant (Tokyo Office)



JPY 5,000,000 – 7,000,000 p.a.


Job Profile


Our client is currently recruiting for an Underwriting Assistant in their Japan Branch office, to work closely with the Non-Life Underwriting team and to receive training on the job. You have a passion for learning, huge curiosity and strong interests in developing a career in reinsurance and underwriting.

Recent graduates are welcome to apply



Main Tasks


·         Filing and management of reinsurance contracts

·         Assist in performing contract document comparisons

·         Assist in business tracking; client submission information/data download and electronic storage in respective sites

·         Quality assurance of Information storage (electronic files/folders)

·         Assist in various underwriting and portfolio management tasks including simple analytics

·         Generating reports from in-house systems, data processing

·         Ad-hoc translation tasks (Japanese/English), ad-hoc market research

·         Provide assistance to internal Underwriting visitors who may require assistance

·         Assist coordination with regional Underwriting team and Underwriting managers

·         Management of team calendar and provide support to meeting arrangement/coordination

Requirements (Education/Competences and Experience)


·         University degree (recent graduates are welcome to apply)

·         Microsoft Office suite capabilities (Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook, preferable if experience in Power BI, Access, VBA, programming.)

·         Fluency in Japanese with good spoken/written Business English

·         Meticulous, eager to learn and a strong team-player

·         A self-starter who is self-motivated and a good problem solver

·         Able to work independently while not hesitating to seek for guidance when necessary




Functional Areas : Banking and Financial Services;Insurance Broker / Underwriter
Type of Employment : Permanent
Work Location : (London)
Salary Description : 5,000,000-7,000,000 JPY

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