Careers in Insurance at HSBC Life

Insurance is about people and the promises they make. Our team of experts help deliver on these promises by providing a wide range of life insurance products and services that meet the needs of our clients and by delivering great customer experiences across Asia-Pacific.

A career in insurance at HSBC Life provides you the best of two worlds - you can thrive as an insurance specialist as well as enjoy the advantages that come with being part of a leading global international bank.

Explore our current job opportunities at HSBC Life in Hong Kong (opens in new window) or Macau (opens in new window).

As we sit at the centre of wealth growth and protection in Asia-Pacific, it’s an exciting time to join us

Edward Moncreiffe, CEO HSBC Life (International) Limited

We hire professionals in areas such as actuarial, underwriting, distribution, product development, business development, employee benefits operations and insurance transformation & business architecture. A selection of our key roles are outlined below.

Chief Distribution and Customer Office

The Distribution department drives our distribution strategies and initiatives to address fast-growing demand from all sales streams and customer segments of the bank. This includes building efficient, customer-friendly sales journeys and the opportunity to create a larger and more knowledgeable insurance community through training and development.

Chief Actuarial Office

The Actuarial team provides a suite of actuarial services for HSBC’s global businesses by assessing, measuring and managing uncertain future events. As an actuary at HSBC Life, you will have access to our excellent training programmes. Our global reach also means that you will often connect and exchange ideas with associates from different parts of the world.

Chief Operating Office

The Operations department is accountable for all change management and operational excellence activities. The team is committed to driving and implementing new ways of working through streamlining processes and simplifying our organisation to deliver best-in-class insurance products and services.


Our Underwriting team drive the implementation of underwriting propositions to enable omni & multi-channel underwriting experiences. As an Underwriting Manager you will deliver a customer centric underwriting journey via different channels and continuous monitoring, and you will review in-process optimisation to provide a world-class experience for our customers.

Our Underwriters are also highly specialized on case assessment for ultra-high net-worth and high net-worth clients as well as complex and large referrals.

Why join us?

As one of the largest insurers in Hong Kong, HSBC Life is integral to the growth of HSBC, energetically pursuing new paths, approaching risk with a future focus, and elevating protection to have a lasting impact.

Our aim is to help our customers be healthier, more productive and more confident in their futures, nurturing real relationships, showing we care, and providing reassurance for lives well-lived.

At HSBC you have the space to be an individual, listen with an open mind, and speak up to voice your view or contribute to the conversation. This allows us to achieve meaningful outcomes at pace, proactively challenging convention, pursuing efficient ways of working, and harnessing data and technology to find compelling solutions

Working at HSBC you will enjoy a world of opportunities to develop and progress your career in a high-profile business growth area. We empower our people to become high performers, accessing opportunities to build skills, explore new experiences and achieve career progression.

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Careers in Hong Kong

We employ about 30,000 people in Hong Kong, which is our business and operational centre for the Asia-Pacific region.

Careers in Macau

Explore rewarding career options in a diverse and inclusive environment.

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