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Financial Advisors (Sales Agents)
Purpose
Selling Britam products across all lines of business to prospects and providing excellent customer service.

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

Assistant Reinsurance Manager – General Insurance Underwriting
Reporting to the Chief Operating Operation (COO) General insurance,the job holder shall manage reinsurance operations in Kenya and Regions.He/she shall assist in looking after the various reinsurance arrangements including treaty and facultative reinsurance protection for all classes of business written by the company.
He/She shall also assist in implementation of the company’s reinsurance programme based on overall company’s objectives and maintain a business relationship with the Company’s underwriting and finance department and with the local, regional and international reinsurance market.

Responsibilities

·         Analyze the risks accepted and ensure risks are ceded properly.
·         Ensure that all acceptances are protected by proper reinsurance arrangement on a back to back basis without any gaps in risks accepted and reinsurance protection availed.

·         Obtain all necessary underwriting information required to place the risk in the international/regional/local reinsurance market.
·         Coordinate with reinsurance brokers for the placement of each and every declaration to the appropriate reinsurance arrangement
·         Assist in arranging proper reinsurance protection as and when required.
·         Place reinsurance directly to the market or through the broker whether on facultative or any other basis depending on the need of the situation.
·         Assist in the administration of the reinsurance program.
·         Ensure timely submission of closing and accounting documents as well as for settlement of premium and recovery of claims from reinsurers.
·         Ensure accuracy of reinsurance contract with reference to original terms at which reinsurance is accepted.
·         Maintain efficient communication lines between the company and brokers.
·         Prepare reinsurance underwriting and claims statistics including outstanding claims and reinsurance recoveries there from on a regular basis and update the same at periodic intervals as per requirement.
·         Review reinsurance payments/recoveries relating reinsurance premium, commissioning and claims.
·         Calculate reinsurance premium, profit commission and other reinsurance deductions and able to prepare relevant documentation.

Qualifications

·         A business related University Degree
·         Professional Insurance qualification (CII or IIK)
·         Must have a minimum of 6 years’ experience in reinsurance field.
·         Knowledge of Reinsurance Treaty, Facultative wording and Reinsurance Slips preparation
Competencies
·         Good analytical skills
·         Computer knowledge
·         Ability to communicate effectively
·         Good understanding of general Insurance products
·         Accounting background will be an added advantage
KPIs
·         Reinsurance accounting Program management
·         Facultative business budget
·         Timely security and risk placement
·         Reinsurance cost
Closing Date: Friday, July 21, 2017
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. Indicate in the subject your preferred town or Britam branch

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