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Heritage Insurance Ltd Jobs in Kenya

The Heritage Insurance Company (K) Ltd is a member of Liberty Group and a leading insurance Company with a legacy of providing superior services to a wide spectrum of clients since 1976. 

We have also received AA- rating, the highest international rating awarded to a Kenyan insurer.

We are looking for dynamic and experienced individuals to fill in the following position:-

Job Title: General Manager, Retail Business

Reporting to:
 Executive Director
 

Purpose of the Role: The role of the GM Retail Business is to drive Strategic and Business growth. In conjunction with Management, the job holder will ensure a robust business growth of this line of business within specified time frames.

Duties and Responsibilities:-
  • Responsible for Directing, Coordinating and growing the Retail Business and identifying new business opportunities in this line.
  • Develop a clear Strategy for Optimum Performance while achieving growth targets.
  • Responsible for establishing and strengthening relationships with all customers.
  • Marketing strategy Formulation and Implementation for the counties in line with overall company objectives
  • Monitor customer preferences in various regions to determine focus of retail sales efforts
  • In liaison with the business development managers in S& D, Follow up on business leads of high net worth,
  • Manage close contact with branch networks to set and track performance against objectives & play a significant role in the long term with a view to sustain sales excellence.
  • Preparation of timely, accurate, informative reports to management for decision making.
  • Fostering and maintenance of good corporate image through liaison with all competitors, intermediaries and the general public and maintain high Public relations
  • Conduct Market Research and Intelligence to advise initiatives and efforts.
  • Ensuring that Performance Management process is embraced and continuously being carried out within the role departments for effective and efficient service to our customers
  • Development of alternative distribution channels such as franchise
  • Establishing and maintaining a good relationship with the brokers, agents and clients. Likewise maintain close liaison with other departments in the organisation and country wide.
  • Directing annual budgeting & planning for Sales initiatives which will steer business growth
  • Contributing as a member of the Senior Management team to realistic value add plans and opinions that will steer growth in operational areas for the achievement of the corporate plans.
  • Attendance of all scheduled meetings to facilitate smooth operational procedures and liaise with other function heads.
  • Advising the Executive Director on issues pertaining to the
Requirements
  • B.Com or Business related degree from a recognized University
  • A.C.I.I. qualification or working towards attaining ACII
  • Must have ample technical ability on various insurance products
  • Excellent oral & communication skills, interpersonal skills including formal & informal presentation skill.
  • Good customer relation skills
  • Must have a minimum of 8 years working experience in the Insurance industry
  • Be computer literate
  • Have high level of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and to work within strict deadlines
  • Persons currently in this role will have a distinct advantage
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Age limit 45 years and below

Job Title: Branch Manager - Nyali

Reporting to:
 Executive Director
 
We invite applications for the posts described below which have arisen due to company growth and expansion in the market.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:-
  • Identifying and developing new business opportunities
  • Marketing strategy Formulation and Implementation for the region in line with overall company objectives
  • Achieving growth targets
  • Maintaining high Public Relations amongst clients
  • Preparation of timely, accurate, informative reports to management for decision
  • Managing Direct sales, Individuals or Corporate and broker sales
  • Ensure safe custody of the branch’s fixed assets by maintaining an assets register and appropriate insurances
  • Maintaining the Branch cash book
  • Management of Renewals/Business retention
  • Market Research and Intelligence
  • Excellent Customer Service and Complaints Handling
  • Managing Credit control
  • Ensuring that staff are well supervised, trained and developed to be technically competent to perform their duties
  • Ensuring that Performance Management process is embraced and continuously being carried out within the departments for effective and efficient service to our customers with a view to achieve overall company business goals in line with the Company’s Business Plan
  • Advising the Executive Director on issues pertaining to the business
  • Establishing and maintaining a good relationship with the brokers, agents and clients. Likewise maintain close liaison with other departments in the organisation.
  • Contributing as a member of the management team to the development of operational policies for the achievement of the corporate plans as stipulated in the Company Three year Business Strategy.
  • Fostering and maintenance of good corporate image through liaison with all competitors, intermediaries and the general public
  • Attendance of all scheduled meetings to facilitate smooth operational procedures
Requirements
  • B.Com or Business related degree from a recognized University
  • A.C.I.I. qualification or working towards attaining ACII
  • Must have ample technical ability on various insurance products
  • Must have sound analytical, negotiation, interpersonal skills, communication skills and maturity
  • Good customer relation skills
  • Must have a minimum of 6 years working experience in the Insurance industry
  • Be computer literate
  • Have high level of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize (ability to work within strict deadlines)
  • Persons currently in direct contact with Brokers, agents and clients will have a distinct advantage
How to Apply


Interested candidates should forward their detailed resume & cover letter to hr@heritage.co.ke by Tuesday 30th December 2014 at 4.00 p.m.

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