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Britam
Financial Advisors
Purpose: Selling Britam products across all lines of business to prospects and providing excellent customer service.
Key Responsibilities
·         Doing presentations to prospective clients and selling to them suitable insurance products or other products according to their needs.

·         Meeting sales targets as may be set by the company from time to time.
·         Ensuring high persistency of payments through follow ups and reminders.
·         Maintaining close relationships with clients and updating them on the status of their policies, new products and any other information they may require.
·         Initiating and following through premium collection procedures such as collecting cheques and other payment authority documents.
·         Dedicated customer service to clients at all times including assisting the client to effect changes on their policies.
·         Promoting the company brand and making sales during activations and other company events.
·         Attending branch and unit meetings as may be required by the branch manager or unit manager.
·         Maintaining regular contact with clients and providing additional insurance policies or other products whenever needed.
·         Developing and maintaining a wide network of friends, special interest groups and social clubs necessary for forming a base of marketing and referrals.
·         Learning and using the company software available for financial advisors in generating quotations and customer service.
·         Delivering of policy documents to clients in good time.
Qualifications
·         KCSE Mean grade of C- and above or equivalent
·         University degree/Diploma is an added advantage
·         Candidate should have a minimum age of 23 years
·         Demonstrate good written and oral communication skills
·         Experience in sales is an added advantage
·         Certificate of proficiency is an added advantage
Key Skills / Specialization:
·         KCSE Mean grade of C- and above or equivalent;
·         University degree/Diploma is an added advantage
How to Apply
If you are interested in the above job and you have the qualifications send your CV and a cover letter outlining why you are the best candidate for this job to facareers@britam.com
Closing Date:  Saturday, December 31, 2016

Vacancy: Internal Auditor
Job purpose: Responsible for conducting internal audits in line with the audit plan or as requested by the board or audit committee
Key Responsibilities
·         Identify and critically evaluate elements of governance and risk management in the service, design appropriate risk management and mitigation strategies for implementation;
·         Plan and execute internal audits in accordance with International standards on professional practice of internal audit and department’s  audits methodology;

·         In consultation with Internal Audit Manager, develop detailed audit programmes based on the documented procedures and best practice, for each identified audit project, giving special attention to potential risk areas;
·         Carry out detailed audit tests on all the Group’s operations based on standard audit programmes in accordance with the approved Annual Audit Plan. This includes review of operations, highlighting areas of internal control weakness and making recommendations to improve efficiency. The jobholder may change the scope of the audit if actual circumstances in the field so demand;
·         Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations;
·         Determine internal audit scope for particular assignments;
·         Maintain open communication with management and audit department management
·         Develop new continuous improvement initiatives, evaluate the adequacy of internal control systems;
·         Gather adequate audit evidence to support findings and suggestions for improvement.
·         Work with the Internal Audit Manager on appropriate methods in gathering audit evidence, depending on the actual circumstances encountered in the course of the field work, the jobholder will constantly discuss the findings of the business to ensure completeness and accuracy of reports;
·         Visit regional and branch offices to ensure operations are in line with the Group;
·         Assist the Internal Audit Manager review and document existing accounting, administrative and internal control systems for adequacy and effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement. This will cover the Group operations and call for a thorough understanding of all the Group’s operations;
·         Work with the Internal Audit Manager in verifying compliance with all the relevant legislation and regulatory requirement;
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Key Performance Measures
·         Execution of audit plan
·         Rate of clearance of issues
·         Timely reports
Working Relationships:
Internal Relationships;
The Internal Auditor, Operations will be
·         Accountable to Internal Audit Manager, Operations;
·         Directly responsible for Assistant Internal Auditor and Internal Audit Assistant;
·         Work with other departments as and when required.
External Relationships;
·         External auditors
Knowledge, experience and qualifications required
·         Bachelor’s degree in a business relevant field
·         CPA (K)
·         Certified Information Systems Analyst (CISA) and Certified Financial Analyst (CFA); KASNEB are an added advantage
·         2-3 years working experience in an Audit related field
Core competencies:
Technical and functional competencies;
·         Knowledge of internal audit procedures and methodologies
·         Decision making –ability to make strategic decisions in a timely and effective manner
·         High moral and ethical standing
·         Highly motivated
Core competencies;
·         Communications Skills
·         Building Relationships
·         Focuses on the Customers
·         Develops Self
·         Solves Problems
Key Skills / Specialization:
·         Bachelor degree in business related field
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online

Closing Date:  Friday, December 9, 2016

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