Check your search results here

Micro Insurance Specialist Job Vacancy

The opportunity

Data from several studies suggests that among the many livelihood threats faced by low income households and enterprises are those arising from illness and death.

FSD, International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) are collaborating to support development of micro health and life insurance market ¡n Kenya.

We are looking for a micro-insurance specialist who will take the lead in exploring the market potential for health and life micro-insurance products to reduce vulnerability among low income households in Kenya.

The micro-insurance specialist will:
  • Lead in undertaking detailed research analysis work to establish an in-depth understanding of the potential market for micro health and life insurance products.
  • Assess the policy, legal and regulatory framework to identify any potential gaps;
  • Apply market insights to new product development;
  • Manage external stakeholder relationships; and,
  • Establish and maintain strong linkages with key institutional sources of expertise on micro-insurance.
Who we need

At a minimum you will have:
  • Relevant qualifications in social sciences (minimum bachelors degree in economics, banking, insurance and other related studies);
  • Experience working in risk management sector;
  • Strong quantitative research and financial analysis skills; and,
  • Ability to communicate well in written and oral form in English.
Interested applicants are encouraged to consult the ToRs for this post from our website (under Opportunities). 

Candidates must demonstrate their ability to meet the terms of this assignment as stipulated in the ToRs. A covering letter and CV should be sent by email to Lydiah Kioko (

Please put “Micro-insurance Specialist” in the subject line.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing date:
 Tuesday 13th December 2011.

FSD Kenya operates as an independent Trust registered in Kenya under the supervision of professional trustees, with policy guidance from its programme investment committee.

Finance is provided by a number of leading development agencies including the UK’S Department for International Development (DFID), the World Bank, the Swedish
 International Development Agency (SIDA), Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation together with the Government of Kenya. 

Further information can be obtained from our website:

You can now click on this link to visit our sister website for more vacancies.

DO NOT MISS to Subscribe below for the latest jobs to your EMAIL for FREE

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Want to know the latest news, read great articles, features, jobs and careers? Then click here