27 May 2014

Branch Manager Job Vacancy in Kisumu

Kenya Orient Insurance: We are a leading general insurance company registered in Kenya that has been in operation for more than 30 years.

We have 13 branches and a talent base of over 140 staff. We are renowned for developing innovative insurance products such as Orient Mobile, Excess Free Motor Pack, Orient Home and other revolutionary products.

At Kenya Orient Insurance, we take pride in our highly qualified professionals who deliver our mission every day to provide Unique,
Relevant and Innovative insurance solutions that exceed our customer’s expectations.

We are seeking to recruit high calibre individuals to join our team of professionals in the following position: 

Branch Manager – Kisumu

Division: Underwriting
Immediate Supervisor: Underwriting Manager

Overall Responsibility: 
The position is responsible for the Company’s branch operations, implementation of sound underwriting practices, driving sales and offering seamless customer experience.

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring strict adherence to the cash and carry policy as per company guidelines
  • Ensuring that all company monies are receipted and banked as per company guidelines
  • Monitoring bounced cheques and taking appropriate action
  • Ensuring all IPF’s are reviewed.
  • Custodian of company assets and all accountable documents in the branch.
  • Enforcing the set underwriting guidelines and ensuring adherence to set ISO standards.
  • Day to day administration of the branch operations.
  • Implementing the branch sales strategies.
  • Recruiting, training growing new intermediaries.
  • Ensuring renewal notices and renewal prelists are sent out on time, preparing reports on business retention.
  • Supervising and staff development
  • Ensuring all business is booked in the system on a timely manner and authorized as per company guidelines.
  • Coordinating marketing drives and marketing activities for the branch and regularly submitting the periodic reports.
  • Vetting of risks before they are accepted in the company books.
  • Participating in building and enhancing good public image through various public relations initiatives.
  • Validating all claims and ensuring that they are promptly communicated to the Claims Department and supporting documents submitted.
  • Soliciting and negotiating special incentives to top performing intermediaries


  • Bachelor’s Degree with Full ACII Qualification
  • 5 years of professional experience two of which should be in Middle Management
  • Experience in managing retail operation


  • Knowledge in Claims, Underwriting and pricing
  • Risk perception and assessment
  • Ability to lead and develop others
  • Ability to build relationships, innovative, analytical thinking and customer orientation

How to Apply
If you have the required professional and academic qualifications and are interested in the position, kindly send us your Application/Resume to by Friday, 30th May 2014 indicating the job title as the subject of your email.

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