KEY PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Checking policy documents and endorsements in line with the company’s underwriting manual;
Identifying and referring insurance risks that require reinsurance arrangements ;
Addressing enquiries and feedback from clients within the timelines stipulated in the service charter and/or SLAs signed with respective clients;
Observing strict adherence to cash and carry rule and/or company credit control policy and escalating exceptions;
Addressing reconciliation issues in liaison with the finance department and following on claims
Responding to internal and external audit queries and implementation of recommendations;
Preparing quotations, policy documents, issue certificates and cover notes;
Sending renewal notices to clients and advise on changes in policy if any;
Complying with statutory, regulatory and internal control processes at the business units;
Responsible for timely renewal invitations as per the SLA;
Developing departmental budget and business plans to achieve the set company targets;
Participating in company CSR and brand building activities in liaison with other departments;
Training, coaching and mentoring staff in order to improve performance and cohesion within the department;
Implementing interdepartmental SLA in liaison with other departmental heads;
Participating in departmental meetings, projects and committees as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science or an equivalent.
JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
Interpersonal and Communication skills
ACII/Diploma in Insurance
At least 4 years relevant experience
The incumbent will be responsible for enforcing underwriting controls in the branch including on-barding, certificates, booking of business, documentation, Implementing underwriting guidelines, processes and procedures to ensure quality underwriting and business, ensuring profitability of the branch through quality control and on-boarding, ensuring quality documentation, timely turn around and maintaining excellent customer service and retention support.
The job holder will be responsible for meeting production targets, both new and renewal by generating new and maintaining business from all channels in all the regions.