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Old Mutual Group Scheme Advisors and Managers Jobs in Kenya

Old Mutual plc is a leading international long-term savings Group. The Group provides life assurance, asset management, banking and general insurance in 34 countries (Europe, America, Africa and Asia). The Group has over 54,000 employees globally.

Old Mutual Kenya is a wholly owned subsidiary of Old Mutual plc. In Kenya, the group operates under three legal entities namely Old Mutual Life assurance Company limited (OMLAC), Old Mutual Asset Managers Limited (OMAM) and Old Mutual Investment services Limited (OMIS).

Old Mutual Kenya has a workforce of 200 employees and 800 sales agents.

We are currently undergoing an expansion drive in which we aim to extract value from our expanded distribution network while offering products consistent with client needs. We are seeking to recruit highly motivated, self-driven individuals within our life company for the positions listed below.

These roles exist within our countrywide branch network and the successful candidates may be posted in any of the branches which include: Nairobi, Thika, Machakos, Nyeri, Meru, Bungoma, Kisumu, Kisii, Eldoret, Nakuru and Mombasa.

Group Scheme Advisors

The advisors will provide financial services advice and products to existing and potential clients within the designated group scheme areas under the management of the Group Scheme Manager.

The key roles and responsibilities for this role include:

  • Actively participating in marketing the life company products with support from the Group Scheme Manager
  • Identify potential markets for Old Mutual Kenya life products and secure potential clients
  • Ensure completion of relevant company documentation once a sale has been completed
  • Ensure client satisfaction by actively responding to client needs and requests
  • Enhance and safeguard the Old Mutual brand in the day to day external interactions
The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year proven sales experience preferably in the financial services industry, should possess a degree or a diploma in a business related field, a minimum of a C plain qualification in KCSE and a certificate of good conduct. Candidates with a Certificate of Proficiency will have an added advantage.

Essential attributes for this role are excellent interpersonal skills; good presentation & organization skills; an ability to work with dynamic teams, ability to work under pressure, good communication skills and a high level of integrity.

Group Scheme Managers

The managers will oversee and lead a team of Group Scheme Advisors within a designated group scheme area to provide financial service advice and products to existing and potential clients.

These roles exist within our countrywide branch network and the successful candidates may be posted anywhere within the country.

Some of the roles and responsibilities for the Group Scheme Managers include:
  • Create a network of Group Schemes and manage the relationships with these networks
  • Recruit qualified and competent advisors and assign them into the established group schemes
  • Develop, manage and deliver the agency sales targets in line with the company sales strategy within the designated group schemes
  • Manage the activity of the agency sales force to ensure they achieve the required productivity within the group schemes
  • Ensure that the sales team is well equipped with skills to facilitate market penetration
The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience in sales management and should possess a degree or a diploma in a business related field.

To apply for the above roles, please send an email to quoting the specific role applied for and preferred location on the e-mail subject line.

Please include a CV detailing your qualifications, experience, present position and contact details.

You can also hand deliver a copy of your CV to any of our Old Mutual offices as follows:
  • Nairobi - Old Mutual Building on the 2nd Floor, Kimathi Street
  • Mombasa - TSS Towers on the 6th Floor, Nkurumah road
  • Nakuru - Ereto Plaza on the 2nd Floor, Mburu Machua road
  • Nyeri - NDCU Building at Taifa Sacco on the 2nd Floor, Gakeeri Road
  • Meru - Twin Plaza on the 3rd Floor
  • Eldoret - Imperial Court on the 1st Floor, Nairobi/Uganda Highway
  • Thika - Twin Oak Plaza 1st Floor, Nkrumah Road
  • Kisii - Ouru Plaza on the 3rd Floor, Kisii/Kisumu Highway
  • Bungoma — Cooperative House on the 3rd Floor, Moi Avenue
  • Kisumu - Tivoli Centre on the 1st Floor, Rear Wing Jomo Kenyatta Avenue
  • Machakos - Kinyali House on the 1st Floor, Mbolu Malu road
Closing date: 02 December 2010

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