UAP Medical Practice Manager, Project Manager, Underwriters, Claims Analysts, Business Development Officers, Relationship Officers, Case Management Nurses and Legal Assistants Jobs in Kenya

UAP Holdings Limited is a pan-African Financial Services Group with interests in Insurance, Investment Management, Property Development and Investments, Securities Brokerage and Financial Advisory. 
Currently, UAP Group has twelve (12) businesses operating in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
 
In order to execute its ambitious growth and expansion strategy, UAP wishes to recruit experienced, innovative and high performing professionals, to fill the following positions to be based at the Head Office:
 

1. Medical Practice Manager – Health Division
 

To be based in our Head-Office.
 
Job Purpose: Develop and implement medical practices at UAP aimed at providing leadership in the provision of healthcare to our members as well as managing costs and healthcare outcomes.
 
Qualifications: 1st Degree in Medicine/Pharmacy together with post graduate qualifications in healthcare management/health systems management/health economics/MBA with at least 3 years’ experience in a health financing setting. 
Demonstrated knowledge of managed care practices and business management training is essential.

2. Project Manager – Real Estate Development
 
To be based in our Head Office.
 
Job Purpose: The Project Manager will be responsible for the planning, management, co-ordination and financial control of the Group’s Real Estate construction projects to ensure that the development requirements are met and that the project is completed on time and within approved budget.
 
Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate Degree in Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management, Architecture or Quantity Surveying
  • Master’s Degree in Project Management in Construction or a relevant discipline will be an added advantage
  • Professional qualification and registration in Project Management from a recognized professional body.
  • Over 4 years’ direct work experience in a similar project management role.
3. Senior Underwriters
 
To be based in our Head-Office and the branches
 
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Underwriting Manager this position is to assess, price and determine of terms for risks presented within set standards of service in a manner to ensure quality selection of risks and timely service to customers.
 
Qualifications: 1st Degree & progress towards ACII qualifications with 4 years working experience in an insurance industry.

4. Underwriters
 

To be based in our Head-Office and the branches
 
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Underwriting Manager this position is to assess, price and determine of terms for risks presented within set standards of service in a manner to ensure quality selection of risks and timely service to customers.
 
Qualifications: 1st Degree & progress towards ACII qualifications, 4 years working experience in an
insurance industry.
 
4. Assistant Underwriters
 
To be based in our Head-Office and the branches
 
Job Purpose: The holder of this position is expected to assess risk within limited authority and handle customer issues to ensure quality risk selection and timely customer service delivery.
 
Qualifications: 1st Degree and entry level ACII.
 
5. Claims Analysts
 
To be based in our Head-Office and the branches.
 
Job Purpose: To process claims in an expeditious and professional manner thereby meeting the customer’s expectations and the overall departmental objectives.
 
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. 1– 2 years’ experience in a similar position in the insurance industry would be an added advantage.
 
6. Business Development Officers
 
To be based in our Head-Office and the branches
 
Job Purpose: Reporting to Business Development Manager, the Business Development Officer will assist in responding to quotation requests, responding to customer service issues in medical business development, and developing prospects into new business.
 
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Industry qualifications are an added advantage.
 
7. Banc-Assurance Relationship Officers
 
To be based in our Head-Office.
 
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Banc-Assurance Manager, the position holder’s responsibility is to generate insurance business growth from the banking sector and to coordinate with the bank managers and relationship officers in generating valid insurance business leads.
 
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree & progress towards ACII qualifications with 2 years’ working
experience in an insurance industry.
 
8. Case Management Nurses
 
To be based in our Head-Office and the branches.
 
Job Purpose: Reporting to Case Management Supervisor, the holder of this position is expected to control and manage medical benefit utilization through pre-authorization and case management activities to ensure quality, appropriate cost effective care and good customer service to clients.
 
Qualifications: Diploma or Degree in Nursing/ Health Systems Management/Business Management,
Diploma in Insurance/ COP, 3years’ experience in clinical setting and 2 years in an insurance set up.

9. Legal Assistants
 

To be based in our Head-Office and the branches.
 
Job Purpose: To ensure that all defense suits are attended to in a professional manner by liaising with UAP’S external Advocates to ensure witnesses, documents and settlement opinions are quality and are available in time.
 
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Law, admission to the bar as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with one year’s experience in Litigation counsel after admission to the Bar.
 
UAP is an equal opportunity employer and offers successful candidates an attractive reward and benefits package, professional working environment and excellent career prospects.

Interested candidates are requested to send a copy of their updated Curriculum Vitae by
31st January 2014 to: recruitment@uap-group.com. 
All submissions must clearly indicate the position applied for.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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