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Head of Insurance & Risk Management Job in Kenya

Position: Head of Insurance & Risk Management

Company Profile:
Our Client is a FMCG company that deals in the manufacturing of confectionary, footwear and stationery

Department: Insurance

Reporting To: Group General Manager – Operations

Description of Function

The purpose of risk management is to safeguard an organization, its customers, reputation, assets and the interests of stakeholders by identifying and managing all threats to the achievement of its business objectives. This often involves risk financing including insurance purchase.

Routine Responsibilities:

  • Insuring of all new assets.
  • Renewal of Insurance Policies and negotiation of Terms and Rates
  • Ensure that all insurance covers and policies are valid and excess deductibles, values, limits; etc clauses are as per agreement.
  • Quantification of Claims
  • To attend to assessors, investigators and loss adjusters etc. when applicable.
  • Follow up with Insurers Loss Adjusters and Insurers on outstanding claims
  • To handle all marine insurance issues up to and including subrogation and claims issues.
  • To handle all correspondence with insurance companies.
  • To handle vehicle insurance for all company motor vehicles.
  • Coordination in case of any issue on the policies e.g. accounts, insurers etc.
  • Handle all medical insurance covers with the various health providers that serve the Company.
  • To forward any complaints that staff may have to the health providers and get acceptable explanations for them.
  • Handle the entire workmen compensation process and follow up on reimbursements amounts to be made to the labor office.
  • Preparing Weekly Engineering Reports
  • Preparing Monthly Marine Export Report
  • Preparing Monthly General Claims Report
  • Prepare Monthly Management Report
  • Other reports as required by Management
  • Any other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time.
Qualifications (Academic and Experience):
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree or its equivalent in Insurance or related field
  • A Masters degree in any relevant field will be an advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in handling commercial insurance, preferably with sound understanding of insurance & risk management as it applies to the manufacturing industry.
  • Requires membership of the Chartered Insurance Institute, Institute of Risk Management or equivalent
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies (Essential)
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships, internal and external to the organization.
  • A self starter with a high degree of initiative.
  • Well developed coaching and leadership skills, both on a formal and informal basis.
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location. 

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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