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Heritage Insurance Agriculture Insurance Officer

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 received AA-rating, the highest international rating awarded to a Kenyan insurer. The Company also won accolades at the 2016 Annual Insurance Awards — Corporate Social Responsibility, Fraud Detection & Prevention and Risk Management.

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced individual to fill in the following position:

Job Title: Agriculture Insurance Officer

Reporting To: Head of Corporate Business – Sales & Distribution

Main Purposes of the Job: The Agriculture Insurance Officer is responsible for assisting the Head of Corporate Business (Sales & Distribution) in dealing with Agriculture Insurances on a professional level so as to ensure consistency, efficiency and effectiveness in the function in line with the Company objective and goals.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Development and Marketing of Agriculture Insurance business
  • Prepare quotations for all agriculture related business
  • Assisting clients in identifying our products (policies) that suit their needs in line with insurance principles
  • Attending all telephone enquiries by our clients and brokers and giving clarification and guidance where necessary.
  • Serving clients who visit our office.
  • Do field visits in respect to agriculture related business.
  • Offer training and technical assistance in relation to agriculture class of business to agents, clients etc

Key Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Personal Competencies


  • A minimum of a Bsc. Agriculture or Bsc. Agricultural Education & Extension or Bsc. Agribusiness Management or Bsc. Horticulture or an Agricultural related degree from a recognized University.

Professional Qualifications

  • A relevant professional qualification including ACII / a local diploma in insurance will be an added advantage
  • Be computer proficient especially in report writing


  • At least Two (2) years in a busy and relevant environment
  • Be a self-starter, highly motivated and a team player
  • Have sound analytical and negotiation skills
  • Should have strong presentation, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be a good listener with excellent customer relation skills
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize (ability to work within strict deadlines)

Other Attributes

  • High Integrity
  • Have people relations skills
  • High level of confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Should be result oriented and able to work within deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Have good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Be proactive in nature, to initiate and is self -driven

Application Process

If you believe you are the right candidate, please email your application and CV to vacancies@heritage.co.ke on or before Wednesday, 23rd November 2016, 5.00 p.m.

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Updated: November 16, 2016 — 6:07 am
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