Insurance Brokerage Underwriter (General) Job in Kenya

Our client, a leading brokerage Insurance  firm offering insurance broking, risk management, medical scheme administration, medical fund management, life & pensions administration, general insurance and employee benefits consulting services to medium and large Organizations seeks to recruit individuals of exceptional integrity, competence and skill for the following position:-

Underwriter – General

Reporting to Head of Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for identifying acceptable insurance risks and determining acceptance terms.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Management of assigned accounts, assessment and selection of profitable risks and building a profitable portfolio of accounts.
  • Appraising insurance proposals to determine insurance premiums through assessment of background information and possible risks.
  • Visiting insurance companies and potential customers for risk assessment to facilitate preparation of quotations.
  • Setting competitive premiums and preparation of quotations in liaison with insurance companies and risk surveyors.
  • Negotiating terms with policy holders and insurance companies and drawing up contracts and necessary documentation for record and audit purposes.
  • Drawing policies and specifying conditions to be imposed on different types of policies.
  • Financial analysis of prospective clients.
  • Keeping detailed records of policies underwritten and decisions made.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A degree/diploma holder.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in underwriting.
  • Certificate of Proficiency (COP)/Diploma in Insurance.
  • Computer literate with a good knowledge of insurance software.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-driven/mature individual with rational decision making capabilities.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria may send their applications enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae and covering letter explaining why you are most suited for the position applied.  MUST include names, telephone contacts and email addresses of three referees.  
Attractive package offered.

e-mail your application to by 10th Jan 2016

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Updated: January 6, 2016 — 9:22 am