Senior Underwriting Director - Bermuda
John Hancock - Bermuda, LA

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Manulife Financial/John Hancock focuses on affluent and high net worth individuals by providing estate and business planning solutions using an array of innovative life insurance products. Our success in this market is a testament to Manulife's focus on distribution relationships and the value we bring to those relationships through our products, superior underwriting expertise, financial strength, and an Advanced Markets team that is second to none.

Key Focus:
The Senior Underwriting Director will focus on the international business of Manulife located in our Bermuda Branch office.

Oversee all facets of underwriting for our international life insurance products.

Recommend ongoing improvements to underwriting practices.

Co-sign and back up underwriting for Manulife (Bermuda Branch) production cases.

Keep underwriting and new business practices and procedures updated, including updating and implementing new business forms, participation in the development of contract wording and trust wording.

Conduct in depth research on medical and non-medical underwriting issues that impact target markets. This includes recommending new or revised underwriting guidelines.

Represent Underwriting on various projects within the Division.


Minimum of 15 years underwriting experience (FALU/FLMI is an asset).

Underwriting experience on international business is an asset.

Expert knowledge and understanding of medical, non-medical and financial underwriting principles and practices.

In depth and up to date knowledge of political, economic financial underwriting principles and practices.

Well developed communications, influencing skills, negotiation and net-working skills.

Ability to manage multiple tasks, projects and accountabilities; effective team player.

Demonstrated sense of urgency.

Above average proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and the Internet.

Agency submissions and contacts are by invitation only and must be initiated by John Hancock's Recruiting Department only. Unsolicited agency submissions will not be honored.


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From our humble beginnings in 1862 as a four person company formed in a single room, the name John Hancock, one of our nation's forefathers...