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Recruitment at Old Mutual Kenya

Exciting Career Opportunities

Old Mutual Plc. is a leading multinational long-term savings, protection and investment Group with over 168 years of experience.

It has operations in Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia. Old Mutual plc. is listed on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Old Mutual Kenya comprises of Old Mutual Life Assurance, Old Mutual Asset Managers, Old Mutual Investment Services and Old Mutual Securities Limited.

In line with the growing business demands, we are looking for qualified and talented individuals to fill the following positions.

1. Investment Dealer

Reporting to the Chief Investment Officer this is a key relationship builder with financial service providers and investment strategy implementer.

The Key roles for this position are: -
  • Timely execution of all investment actions and strategies.
  • Solicit attractive investment deals for review by the Investment Team.
  • Establish, manage and maintain profitable, professional and cordial relationships with all parties involved in the asset management dealings.
  • Update the Portfolio Managers and the Investment Team on all executed actions.
  • Timely gathering and dissemination of relevant economic and investment markets information to the various stakeholders.
  • Adherence to the set risk and governance policies, practices and other set internal and external rules applicable to the area of work.
  • Any other assigned role.

Qualifications and experience

This role requires a strategic and astute implementer with the following specifications: -
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree preferably in Finance, Commerce, Economics, Actuarial science or related discipline.
  • Professional qualifications in CFA, ACCA/CPA, AKIB, ACI.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in investment management related role preferably within Asset Management, Stock Brokerage or commercial bank treasury function.
  • Proven ability to make real time profitable investment decisions weighing complex circumstances under considerable time pressure.
  • Established contacts within the Asset Management and Investment realms.
  • Self-motivated, disciplined, assertive and able to work independently in a fast paced, competitive environment
  • Strong interpersonal, communication & presentation skills
  • Must possess the highest level of integrity, strong analytical skills and critical thinking skills
  • A team player able to work cohesively with management, customers and staff
  • Proficient computer skills using investment management systems.

2. Business Development Consultant – Group Life & Pensions

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Distribution, this is a business growth position responsible for developing and growing the group life, pensions, credit life and other assigned portfolios.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Sell the Company’s range of group life and pensions products to corporate clients directly and through insurance brokers & independent agents,
  • Build and nurture business relationships with insurance brokers, independent agents and corporate clients.
  • Expand the company’s market share in defined and new markets.
  • Research and report on market trends and intelligence and assist in development of new products suitable for defined market segments.
  • Develop and implement key account management plans that will drive account retention.
  • Develop and Implement sales and marketing strategies
  • Ensure company standards and business practises are safeguarded internally & externally.

The Ideal candidate should have:
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Insurance or related fields.
  • Insurance professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of four (4) years corporate sales experience in the insurance specialising in Group Life and pensions related products.
  • The ability to prospect and network in a defined market, and to market the Company’s products.
  • Integrity, honesty and a high degree of professionalism.
  • Excellent all-level communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven sales capability and good track record on corporate business.

3. Marketing Consultant

This position reports to the Head of Marketing.

The key role for this position is to implement the various marketing initiatives and activities.

In addition serves as a resource and concept generator in order to implement the marketing strategy.

The Key roles for this position are: -
  • Constructs marketing messages directed at intermediaries and end customers.
  • Identifies new business sales opportunities and builds it into marketing messages.
  • Monitors marketing environment and competitor activities.
  • Develops understanding of BU segments utilising research data & any other data sources available.
  • Is responsible for the conceptualisation and execution of marketing events.
  • Identifies, builds relationships and interfaces with internal and external resources.
  • Takes appropriate decisions vis-a-vis marketing inventory.
  • Provides marketing support activities to distribution channels consulting function, serving as a resource and concept generator to the marketing manager(s).
  • Manages and updates various marketing related databases.
  • Manages office admin and budget.
  • Any other assigned role.

Qualifications and experience
  • Marketing or relevant business degree.
  • Professional qualifications in Marketing.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a marketing role preferably within insurance or related environments.
  • Self-motivated, disciplined, assertive and able to work independently in a fast paced, competitive environment
  • Strong interpersonal, communication & presentation skills
  • Must possess the highest level of integrity, strong analytical skills and critical thinking skills

4. Driver

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the key roles for this position are: -
  • Provides chauffeur services as scheduled by the line manager.
  • Completes relevant documentation related to vehicle usage.
  • Keeps the company vehicles allocated clean, serviceable and in good working condition.
  • Adherence to the traffic rules and set internal controls related to area of work.
  • Effectively manage various conflicting and tight travel plans
  • Any other allocated tasks by the supervisor.

Qualifications and experience
  • A minimum of C grade in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education qualification.
  • Mature and with over 7 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy work environment.
  • Proven experience in driving executives, expatriates and high ranking individuals.
  • Good command of English Language and communication skills.
  • Should have a clean driving license Class BCE.
  • Should have a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police.
  • Demonstrated outstanding professional competence in work performance and results.
  • Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification will be an added advantage.

First Aid Certificate course from St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution will be an added advantage.

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications and experience should submit their applications to  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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