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Insurance Underwriters Jobs in Kenya

Insurance Underwriters

Our client is a specialist Insurance Company with operations in Kenya and is now on an expansion strategy.

Our client provides insurance solutions both to large corporate and the SME sector in a refreshing style with large elements of out of the box thinking.

Our client challenges convention in all areas and offers market leading products and services to customers, and is preparing to be a very dominant player in this commercial space.
In order to grow locally and set up a platform for the region, our client seeks to hire a number of Underwriters

Summary of Role:

The candidates will be responsible for executing the Company’s underwriting arrangements

Primary responsibilities:
  • Processing of all new policies, renewals, endorsements and ensuring that they are done within the set company standards and turnaround time (monitoring of renewals, pre-renewal listing, processing of  renewals, sending of notices, renewal follow-ups).
  • Prepare contractual documents Assessment and acceptance of risk as per the company policy.
  • Handling and responding to general correspondence within the set turnaround time.
  • Ensure all underwriting procedures are followed in placing business.
  • Implement control systems especially credit control.
  • Ensure loss ratios are done and risks reviewed regularly.
  • Preparation and issuing of quotations in liaison with the branch manager
  • Ensuring that weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual business acquisition targets are met through application of appropriate performance measures.
  • Preparation of periodic performance reports as may be required from time to time
  • Assisting in the development of underwriting programmes, management information systems and implementation of new products.
  • Assisting in the co-ordination of underwriting activities with the accounts and claims division
  • Assist the branch manager in recruitment and coordination of intermediaries.
  • Assist branch manager in continuously developing and expanding network of direct clients, Agents and Brokers
  • Assist in identifying risks to be surveyed and risk improvement recommendations follow ups.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • A Bachelors degree preferably in Insurance  or at least 60 credits in ACII or both
  • Computer literate in Ms-Office suite , other insurance packages will be an added advantage
  • At least 3 years practical work experience in a non PSV insurance company.
  • Must be in a level of at least a supervisor
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, highly confidential and well organized.
  • Attention to detail and sense of business urgency
  • Good report writing skills
  • Should be result oriented, good team player with self drive and interpersonal skills.


Our client offers all the advantages one would expect from an industry leader including a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance;

Our client is an equal opportunities employer.

Application process

Kindly send your 2 page CV and cover letter detailing your experience, qualification and motivation for the job to, and address it to the Recruitment Manager as soon as you read this advert.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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