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UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT – HOMABAY (CONTRACT POSITION)

PURPOSE:

The job holder shall be expected to assess and prudently underwrite all lines of business in commercially sound terms and to ensure that all underwriting and documentation duties in the section operate effectively and efficiently.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assess business risk proposal (Accept/Reject Risk) on the basis of existing underwriting guidelines);
  • To process schedules and issue policy document and endorsement;
  • To ensure proper and accurate debiting and crediting and ensure proper reinsurance policy in place;
  • Providing quotations for clients;
  • Receive, Allocate, post and Scan the By-products to the Premium Administration;
  • Processing Partial Maturities, loans, Surrenders and endorsements;
  • Working in liaison with Business Conservation on Customer Retention Strategies;
  • Handle initial claims queries for onward escalation to Claims;
  • Receive, stamp, scan and mail ordinary life mail to relevant job roles;
  • Process commission of agents and brokers;
  • Ensure timely renewal notification;
  • Medical Underwriting for all cases above free cover limit;
  • Preparation of monthly business reports and
  • Supervising, assigning tasks and coordinating activities in the section in the absence of the Underwriter.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma in relevant field / Relevant technical training certificate / part qualification in relevant professional field

Experience

  • Up to one (1) years’ relevant experience
  • Interns are encouraged to apply

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications
  • Understanding of the working environment /competitors
  • Technical competence in insurance
  • Basic knowledge of regulations by AKI and IRA

If you have the aforementioned professional and academic qualifications and you are ready to execute the above mandate, kindly send your resume to the address below indicating on the subject of your email the job title.

For example: Ref: Application for Underwriting Assistant – Homabay to:

THE GENERAL MANAGER – HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATION

CIC GROUP LTD

Strictly through Email: recruitment@cic.co.ke

The application should reach us by close of business on 17th June 2019. Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by 30th June 2019, consider your application unsuccessful.