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Associate Director/Director, Business Development, Southeast Asia Markets from a Life and Health Reinsurer (Malaysia)

- Drive and prioritize reinsurance quotations, and proactively project manage client requests

- Liaise internally across teams to ensure the company’s deliverables are meeting client’s needs and satisfying the company’s service standards

- Establish strong working relationships with clients including senior executive decision makers
- Negotiate on behalf of the company and to manage multiple projects as well as reinsurance quotations

- Perform research and analyze latest marketing/product trends in the Southeast Asian markets, present results internally and externally and identify opportunities or innovative solutions

- Create marketing materials (e.g. company brochures, presentation, proposals etc.) and manage the company's intellectual capital (e.g. client relationship updates, library etc.)

- Represent the company in industry events and speak at client events and seminars

- Lead cross-functional project teams or assist in project work including establishing internal reports, analyzing profitability of existing treaty lines and business case proposals

- Provide guidance to other team members and assist the Head of Business Development to build and manage a strong Business Development team for both Life and Health businesses

- Provide input for SEA product development insights

- Support Head of Business Development on other business matters and tasks as and when required

Job Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance or related disciplines

- FSA qualification or equivalent; high calibre candidates who are making good progress to being fully qualified will also be considered

- 10+ years’ experience in a life insurance, insurance consulting or reinsurance company, experience in product development or pricing

- 5+ years of reinsurance experience with exposure to client facing work (marketing, business development) or with significant exposure to reinsurance as part of the job will be highly preferred

- 5+ years’ experience in health and medical reimbursement products will be highly preferred

- Excellent client services skills with exceptional ability to manage clients’ relationships as well as conflicts

- Excellent communication skills in English (both written and verbal) with the ability to communicate difficult concepts and negotiate with others to adopt a different point of view; proficiency in another Southeast Asian language is strongly preferred

- Strong critical and innovative thinking, with the ability to develop business insights, resolve complex problems and deliver solutions as well as recommendations

- Highly motivated, results oriented and solutions focused

- Excellent project management skills and ability to partner with internal & external stakeholders in a collaborative manner

- Ability to travel 25% to 30%