Insurance Company Underwriter Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Underwriter

The Company: We are a pioneering dynamic Insurance Company introducing a new and exciting ethical perspective to the Insurance market in Kenya and the region. 

Founded in the year 2008, The Company is the first fully fledged ethically based operator in East and Central Africa. We are founded on ethical principles and justice.

In view of our rapid expansion, we are in the process of recruiting, qualified, experienced, competent and highly motivated individuals to fill the position of Underwriter.

Job Purpose: To provide accurate, timely, effective and efficient underwriting and decisions in line with risk assessment and business objectives
 

 

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Drafting policy documents and processing policy endorsements.
  • Issuing renewal documents and endorsements.
  • Processing debits and credits notes.
  • Liaising with the Reinsurance Section regarding risks requiring facultative reinsurance placements.
  • Dealing with correspondence in accordance with the mail handling procedures.
  • Attending to enquiries from direct Clients, Brokers and Agents.
  • Supervising assigning tasks and coordinating activities in the section in the absence of the Assistant Manager.
  • Performing any other duties as directed.
Person Specifications
 
Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Insurance Option), Business Administration or related field
Professional Qualifications
  • 5 CII papers
Experience
  • 6 years’ experience in managing retail operations in the insurance industry
How to Apply
 
Application letters and copy of current CV in one document with names and address of three referees clearly titled “APPLICATION FOR UNDERWRITER” should be sent by email to hr@takafulafrica.com so as to reach the HR & Administration Manager on or before April 15, 2016 at 5pm.

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