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Assistant Manager Job in Kenya

GA Insurance Limited 

Assistant Manager – Business Development

Overall Responsibilities:
Evaluate risks in accordance with GA Insurance Ltd laid down Business development and underwriting procedures and to ensure effective and efficient service delivery to customers. 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Direct and control the underwriting team in consultation with the underwriting manager to ensure that it is appropriately motivated and aligned so as to achieve company objectives.
  • Develop and maintain effective business relationships with internal and external customers in order to attract and retain profitable business.
  • Visit clients in order to retain existing accounts. Build and maintain business relationships and develop new opportunities in support of the company objectives.
  • Provide an efficient and effective service to clients through maintenance of healthy and efficient communication by responding promptly to their enquiries.
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of competitors by thoroughly analyzing market position, products and rates.
  • Maintain all necessary records and processes to ensure that premiums are paid promptly.
  • Check and verifying proposal forms, and assessing risk quality to ensure that risks undertaken and assumptions made in the premium calculations conform to the underwriting policy guidelines.
  • Ensure competitive quotations and follow-up for closing instructions are prepared in good time.
  • In conjunction with reinsurance department, ensure compliance with reinsurance terms, conditions and exclusions.
  • Assist in developing and promotion of new products in line with new trends and demand in insurance market.
  • Prepare contract terms for clients and ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities in the contract.
  • Maintain all necessary records and processes to ensure that premiums are paid promptly and that claims are efficiently processed.
  • Check proposal forms to ensure that risks conform to assumptions made in the premium calculations and are within underwriting policy guidelines.
  • Agree contract terms with prospect in accordance with company guidelines and policy guidelines.
Person Specifications:

Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Insurance, Business Administration or Economics.
Professional Qualifications
  • ACII or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years underwriting or business development experience.
Skills and competencies
  • In-depth understanding of underwriting process and procedures.
  • Superior Communication skills both written and oral.
  • Analytical skills.
How to Apply

If you meet the above minimum requirements, send your c.v to  indicate the position applied for on the email subject line so as to be received on or before 25th August, 2016. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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