Kenya Re Sharia Coordinator Job in Kenya

Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Limited (Kenya Re) is a leading reinsurer and is listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

It is ISO 9001: 2015 Certified and is rated B by A.M Best and M by the Global Credit Rating Company (GCR).

Kenya Re now seeks to recruit and fill the position of a Sharia Coordinator.

Ref No: KRC/HR/R6/01/18

The Position

The selected candidate’s main duties will include but will not be limited to:-

  • Growing the Retakaful business segment of the Corporation
  • Be a link between the Management of Kenya Re and the Sharia Supervisory Board;
  • Conduct Sharia audits periodically and submit the report to the Sharia Supervisory Board;
  • Take care of Sharia compliance in all operations of Kenya Re’s Retakaful window;
  • To evaluate and recommend improvements in the effectiveness of Sharia risk management and Corporate Governance;
  • Collect and collate relevant materials on Takaful/Retakaful from various sources,
  • Assist in developing/exploring new products/avenues of Sharia compliant investment in line of local laws.
  • Structure the existing products in view of customer’s requirements as well as their procedural environment
  • Perform any other duties allocated by Management.

The Person

  • Applicants should be holders of a Bachelor’s degree and holders of a diploma in Islamic Finance or related field.
  • Qualifications in Sharia Law will be an added advantage
  • They should be fluent in English. Knowledge of Arabic language will be an added advantage.
  • They should have three (3) years working experience gained in a reputable insurance/financial Institution.
  • Professional qualifications in Insurance will be an added advantage.

Kenya Re is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, colour, race, religion, natural origin, age or physical disability.

An appropriate remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Closing Date: 14th November 2018

Applications outlining how applicants meet requirements for the position should be sent by post or via email, attaching thereto CV, testimonials and cover letter, quoting the relevant reference number to:

The Human Resource Manager
Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Limited
P.O Box 30271- 00100 GPO


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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Accounting and Finance, Banking Insurance Investments
Updated: October 23, 2018 — 9:04 pm