Kenya Orient Insurance Business Development Manager Job Vacancy

Job Title: Business Development Manager
 
Location: Head Office
 
Division / Department: Business Development
 
Immediate Supervisor: General Manager Operations

Overall Responsibility: Responsible
for identifying and opening new markets, recruitment and growing
business from new intermediaries, soliciting and acquiring business from
corporate and large clients, new product development and competitor
analysis.

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  •  Generate Business Development and Distribution strategies and carry out market research within and outside the Company.
  • Prepare annual budget for the business development function and ensure proper budgetary control.
  • Develop pricing strategies, balancing firm objectives and customer satisfaction.
  • Evaluate
    the financial aspects of product development, such as budgets,
    expenditures, research and development appropriations, and
    return-on-investment and profit-loss projections.
  • Coordinate and disseminate corporate marketing strategies to the identified distribution channels.
  • Identify/pursue new business leads and monitor customer service relationships.
  • Periodic
    review of business development policies and procedures to ensure their
    relevance to the business strategy and changing organizational needs
  • Spearhead product development and enhancement initiatives.
  • Solicit tenders, issue competitive quotes on a timely basis in line with agreed internal procedures.
  • Ensure that large /corporate accounts are acquired and retained.
  • Ensure large / corporate clients are accorded holistic service.
  • Explore new business potential in traditional and non-traditional areas
  • Understand customers’ business requirements and match them to insurance solutions.
  • Preparation of periodical management reports.
  • Establish and form relationships with intermediaries.
  • Identify, develop and maintain alternative distribution channels.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the GM Operations from time to time.
Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.
  • Masters degree is an added advantage
  • Full professional qualification (ACII or AIIK)
  • 7 years related working experience, three (3) of which should have been at management level
Competencies
  • Knowledge in insurance products and services
  • Basic knowledge claims management/handling
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
How to Apply:
 
If
you are interested in the position and have the required
qualifications, skills and experience, kindly complete and submit a duly
filled form fill it in using Application Form HERE on or before Monday, January 25th 2016.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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