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Investment Manager APAC



Job Accountabilities

  • Report to APAC CIO and be responsible for progressing a number of key strategic initiatives and shaping the strategic direction & priorities across the APAC region for Zurich Group Investment Management
  • Lead the deployment of the 1 to 3-year investment income planning process, liaise closely with the Corporate Centre team in respect of process/timelines and in-turn
  • Guide and oversee key financial objectives, manage investment risk and implement centrally driven investment strategies in country specific balance sheets, in collaboration with local CIOs and investment management team
  • Develop high quality and cost-effective Unit-linked investment strategies covering servicing needs, asset manager selection, fund selection, transaction platform and compliance with rules and regulations
  • Assess the capacity for private debt and impact investment in APAC countries and coordinate with Head of Private Debt to develop/implement a solution for APAC
  • Research ESG investment opportunities in Asia together with local CIOs and develop plans for implementing sustainable investment strategy
  • Ensure swift implementation of centrally driven tactical transactions; help formulate and implement a bottom-up Strategic Asset Allocation for the local investment units
  • Review and monitor performance of portfolios and mandates with asset managers, and define remedial actions where required
  • Review NII plan numbers for APAC region and provide insights to APAC CIO on trend, changes vs. historical actual and delta vs. prior planning exercise
  • Support M&A due diligence process to expand Zurich’s presence in APAC and develop post-acquisition integration plan according to Investment Management Target Operating Model
  • Travel to APAC countries is required for providing on-the-ground support to local CIOs on initiative implementation


Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business-related disciplines with significant coursework in business or investment subjects
  • Post-graduate degree in Finance, Economics or an MBA will be an advantage
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience with regional exposure in insurance industry, institutional asset management, investment accounting, financial planning, actuarial or relevant areas
  • Familiar with investments, capital markets and investment structures, asset classes and derivatives
  • Sound knowledge of insurance products and liability structure, ALM methods and analytics, insurance investment regulations and RBC frameworks
  • Good knowledge of IFRS accounting principles for investment and derivatives Knowledge of ESG and sustainable investing is preferable
  • Good command of both written and spoken English


Why Zurich

At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.


  • Location(s):  HK - Hong Kong 

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