20 May 2014

Chief Underwriting Officer Job in Rwanda

An attractive position has become available in the Insurance sector, based in Kigali Rwanda. Our client an International Insurance Company, is looking to fill the position of a Chief Underwriting Officer. The successful candidate MUST have a minimum of 10 years prior insurances experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Function as the Product Business Development Manager by leading and directing the company’s marketing and business development efforts.
  • Assure proper communication and coordination between underwriting and marketing/sales.
  • Functions as the senior officer of underwriting and risk management which includes developing philosophies and procedures according to the needs of the Company and market conditions.
  • Provides high-level expertise and guidance in technical insurance matters.
  • Functions as product development director which includes the development and enhancement of new and existing products and market entries.
  • Lead and takes care of the underwriting of general insurance products, both for putting in place new standardized products as well as tailored corporate products.
  • Make certain that product is competitive from pricing and coverage stand point and assure that product are in compliance with the insurance laws, regulations and company strategic plan.
  • Participates in corporate strategic planning.
  • Responsible for high – level administrative within the department which include; performance evaluation & management, anticipation of staffing needs, hiring new associate, assurance of proper training programs and performance disciplinary measures.
  • Responsible for departmental budgeting and forecasting.
  • Provides guidance, leadership and motivation to assigned managers and
  • associates.
  • Coordinates reinsurance (including renewals, reinsurance optimization)


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in business, management, finance or any related area.
  • Must have a minimum 10 years prior experience working in the underwriting department.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years related management and administrative experience.
  • Must have a successful completed a minimum one professional insurance designation i.e Chartered Property Casualty Underwriting, Certified Insurance.
  • Creative, self-initiator who can work both independently and as the member of a team, while maintaining a positive, client focus and strong interpersonal skills.
  • The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.

Monthly gross salary: Ksh.400,000 /= (Approx. 4,705 USD)Plus benefits.
Deadline: 1st June2014

Send your up to date CV to:

Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job

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