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Massive Recruitment by a General Insurance Company in Kenya


We are a general insurance company looking for skilled, results-oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic, passionate and extroverted persons each with a “can-do” attitude to fill the following positions: 


1. Audit Executive
 
Department: Risk and Compliance
 
Reports to: Manager - Risk and Compliance
 
Overall Responsibility
 
Carry out audits with a view to assuring management that laid down procedures are being adhered to.
 
Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carry out routine audits and make necessary recommendations to Management.
  • Carry out special investigations and make recommendations as necessary.
  • Assist in systems review with a view to advising on areas that need to be strengthened.
  • Assist in preparation of Audit plan
  • Assist in the review of internal procedures
Job requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, commerce or equivalent
  • Pass in at least two parts of CPA
  • Two years’ relevant experience
2. Branch Accounts Executive
 
Department: Finance
 
Reports to: Branch Manager with a dotted line to Head of Finance
 
Overall Responsibility
 
To execute the branch level finance function as directed by head office to support revenue assurance and credit control.
 
Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure all revenue is promptly and correctly receipted
  • Perform weekly cash counts and prepare imprest replenishments for the branch
  • Receive post dated cheques and ensure they are banked on time
  • Ensure daily banking and daily monitoring of returned cheques and notification to Accounts Assistant (Bank Reconciliation) in copy to Branch Operations Manager & Senior Accountant
  • Respond to all General ledger reconciliation queries
  • Assist the branch manager with budgetary controls
  • Confirm premium receipt as part of claim processing and report to the Accounts Executive-Branch Accounts
  • Advice on Intermediary Commission related issues
  • Monitor collections and advice the Senior Accountant-Credit Control
  • Revenue Assurance-Ensure minimal leakage through compliance through accurate receipting
  • Manage the Fixed Asset Transfer forms and update the branch fixed asset register
  • Administer the branch stationary and receive and reissue Certificates to the underwriting function of the branch.
  • Filing of all payments vouchers and maintaining filing system.
Requirements
  • A bachelor’s Degree in commerce or Business Administration
  • Part qualification in CPA (part 2)
  • 2 years relevant working experience
3. Branch Managers
 
Department: Underwriting
 
Reports To: Underwriting Manager/ Head of Underwriting
 
Overall Responsibility
 
As the overall officer in charge of the Company's branch office to ensure the office runs efficiently, implement underwriting guidelines / policies coordinate and supervise staff within his/ her jurisdiction, drive the marketing sales and customer service functions in the respective branch.
 
Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensuring strict adherence to the cash and carry policy.
  • Ensuring that all company monies are receipted and banked as per company guidelines.
  • Enforcing the set underwriting guidelines
  • Day to day administration of the branch operations
  • Implementing the branch sales strategies
  • Ensuring quality customer service at the branch
  • Ensuring renewal notices are sent out on time and preparing reports on business retention.
  • Ensure high customer retention rate
  • Signing of accountable documents and custodian of the same.
  • Ensuring all business is booked in the system on a timely manner
  • Certificate management
  • Vetting of risks before they are accepted in the company books
  • Participate in building and enhancing good public image of the company through various public relation programmes
  • Ensuring that all claims issues reported to the branch are promptly communicated to the Claims Department and supporting documents submitted
  • Act as a link between Claims Department and the intermediaries / insured in all matters to do with claims.
  • Ensuring that all intermediaries receive their commission earnings on a timely basis
  • Soliciting and negotiating special incentives to top performing intermediaries
  • Promoting a positive image of the company through service protocols to policyholders, brokers and other intermediaries, members of the public and other stakeholders. Such promotion may include public speaking, other forms of public relations, etc
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Equivalent
  • ACII or equivalent
  • 5 years experience in managing retail operations
  • Person Specifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Equivalent
  • 5CII Papers
  • 5 years experience in managing retail operations
4. Branch Supervisor
 
Division/Department: Underwriting
 
Reports To: Assistant Manager-Underwriting/ Branch Manager
 
Overall Responsibility
 
The primary responsibility of this function will be to perform and ensure all underwriting and other administrative processes in the branch are carried out in line with overall corporate objectives.
 
Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist in overseeing the activities of underwriting in the branch.
  • Vetting all risks to ensure that only quality business is accepted into the company at acceptable rates.
  • Ensuring that the risks undertaken by the company are adequately covered through reinsurance programmes.
  • Ensuring proper customer service within the branch.
  • Certificate management.
  • Participate in sales initiatives.
  • Ensure that the policy documents are prepared and dispatched.
  • Advise client of acceptance terms.
  • Deputize the Branch Manager.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Minimum requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Equivalent
  • 5 papers in ACII
  • 4 years relevant experience
5. Assistant Manager - Underwriting
 
Division: Underwriting
 
Report to: Underwriting Manager/Head of Underwriting
 
Overall Responsibilities
 
The primary responsibility of this function will be to assist the Underwriting Manager/ Head of Underwriting in the day to day running of the department. 

This will include discharging administrative duties under the direction of the manager ;
 
Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensuring strict adherence to the cash and carry policy.
  • Ensuring that all company monies are receipted and banked as per company guidelines.
  • Enforcing the set underwriting guidelines
  • Day to day administration of the branch operations
  • Implementing the branch sales strategies
  • Ensuring quality customer service at the branch
  • Ensuring renewal notices are sent out on time and preparing reports on business retention.
  • Ensure high customer retention rate
  • Signing of accountable documents and custodian of the same.
  • Ensuring all business is booked in the system on a timely manner
  • Certificate management
  • Vetting of risks before they are accepted in the company books
  • Participate in building and enhancing good public image of the company through various public relation programmes
  • Ensuring that all claim issues reported to the branch are promptly communicated to the Claims Department and supporting documents submitted
  • Act as a link between Claims Department and the intermediaries / insured in all matters to do with claims.
  • Ensuring that all intermediaries receive their commission earnings on a timely basis
  • Soliciting and negotiating special incentives to top performing intermediaries.
  • Promoting a positive image of the company through service protocols to policyholders, brokers and other intermediaries, members of the public and other stakeholders. Such promotion may include public speaking, other forms of public relations, etc.
  • Vetting all risks to ensure that only quality business is accepted in the company.
  • Preparing, maintaining and reviewing of an underwriting manual.
  • Ensuring that risks undertaken by the company are adequately covered through reinsurance treaties.
  • Participate in ceding of reinsurance business.
  • Monitoring and control of certificate usage and replenishment to branches etc and adequacy levels .
  • Ensuring renewal notices are sent out on time and renewal follow ups done.
  • Setting up renewal meetings for large risks and reviewing renewal terms where necessary.
  • Signing of policy documents, renewal notices and other accountable documents.
  • Preparation of timely management reports.
  • Monitoring cancellation of policies where premium is not paid.
  • Assisting Marketers with the mega quotation terms.
  • In liaison with manager, setting up and enforcing the underwriting guidelines.
  • Deputizing the Underwriting manager.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Head of Underwriting from time to time.
Minimum requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Professional- Full ACII or equivalent
  • Six years relevant experience two of which should be in middle management
6. HR Executive
 
Department: HR & Administration
 
Report to: Manager – HR & Administration
 
Overall Responsibility
 
To provide support to the Human Resource unit and ensure that KOILs staff are remunerated promptly and correctly as per their contracts and that correct deductions are made and remitted to the respective authorities.
 
Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain the integrated Human Resource Information system i.e. input KOILs staff statistics in appropriate computerized HR database while ensuring their accuracy and updating them immediately changes occur
  • Maintaining alphabetically sorted personnel files in which documents shall always be filed neatly and in chronological order
  • Ensure proper tracking of HR records and files through and using the tracking system
  • Update leave records and track leave utilization as per KOIL leave policy
  • Assisting in payroll processing
  • Assisting with staff welfare matters e.g. circulation of contribution lists
  • Assisting in recruitment – calling candidates for interviews, compiling interview results and filing them, sending regret responses, and ensuring the recruitment file is up to date
  • Ensuring and coordinating DIT privilege utilization and following up on reimbursements
  • Receive all hard copy general applications as per set procedures and maintain general applications roster/database
  • Conducting reminders for upcoming events in the HR calendars
  • Compiling of Performance Appraisal Data in a timely manner
Person Specification
  • Degree-holder
  • 2 years of relevant experience
  • Diploma in HRM or its equivalent is an added advantage
  • Computer literate (MS-Office Suite)
  • Knowledge of modern office procedures
  • Ability to operate modern office equipment
  • Excellent communication skills, highly confidential & organized
  • Mature, reliable, initiative, confidential
  • Attention to detail & sense of business urgency
How to apply

Do your qualifications and experience match those listed above? 

Then it is YOU we’re looking for! 

Apply NOW by sending your application letter and updated CV to kaziafrica2012@gmail.com 

Please note that applications shall be reviewed on a first-come, first served basis, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
~We are an equal opportunity employer ~

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