The Asia-Pacific insurance industry experienced a 42% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Manulife Financial with 742 job postings, according to GlobalData’s analysis of insurance company job postings. GlobalData’s Insurance Predictions 2023 – Thematic Intelligence report offers an in-depth analysis of the key themes that will impact the insurance industry in 2023, including technology themes like AI and blockchain, industry themes such as cyber insurance and insurtech, and macroeconomic factors. Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 23% share of the Asia-Pacific insurance industry’s total new job postings in Q2 2023, drop 68% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive insurance hiring activity

Management Occupations, with a share of 23% new job postings, was the occupation with the greatest hiring activity in the Asia-Pacific insurance industry in Q2 2023 , ahead of Computer and Mathematical Occupations with a 17% share of new job postings.

The other prominent roles included Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 13% share in Q2 2023, Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 7% share and Sales and Related Occupations with a 3% share of new job postings.

Top five companies accounted for 32% of hiring activity

Manulife Financial posted 742 jobs in Q2 2023 and registered a growth of 91% over the previous quarter, followed by Prudential with 714 jobs and a 24% growth. Tata AIG General Insurance, with 636 jobs, and Willis Towers Watson, with 609 jobs, recorded a 92% drop and a 4% rise, respectively, while Zurich Insurance Group recorded a 63% increase with a 535 new job postings during Q2 2023.

Regional analysis of hiring in the Asia-Pacific insurance industry, Q2 2023

India held the leading share of the Asia-Pacific insurance hiring activity with a 31.66% share, a 69% decrease over Q1 2023. Australia was next with 18.49%, four-percentage-point down over the previous quarter.

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This content was updated on 24 July 2023

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