18 Aug 2014

Principal Officer Vacancy - Brokerage Firm Job Vacancy

Our client is an Insurance Brokerage Firm with operations in Kenya and is now on an expansion strategy. Our client challenges convention in all areas and offers market leading products and services to customers from all leading insurance companies.

In order to grow locally and set up a platform for the region, our client seeks to hire a principal officer to be based in the Nairobi office.

Summary of Role:
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the principal officer will be responsible for the overall operations of the business and will be specifically responsible for compliance and all affairs of the regulator.

Primary responsibilities

  • To implement all strategies and policies so as to achieve the company’s mission, vision, objectives and core values.
  • Manage day today activities with IRA.
  • To oversee all the activities of the brokerage firm and ensure safe keeping of company assets, including structures, equipment, inventory and cash.
  • Prepare monthly firm activity reports and ensure its effectiveness in meeting the overall organization strategy.
  • Handle relationship building and customer satisfaction in the company.
  • Design and see the implementation of marketing strategies and prospect for new business to meet company targets.
  • Follow up collection of premiums for the business underwritten by the company.
  • Supervise and monitor issuance of policy documents, certificates and renewal information to clients.
  • To supervise all heads of departments and evaluate overall performance for the firm.
  • To ensure that all employees are kept motivated and are working towards achievement of company objectives.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Be a holder of a University degree preferably marketing option from a recognized university.
  • Be a holder of a ACII Qualifications
  • At least 5 years practical work experience in marketing and underwriting.
  • Must have operated at a senior management position
  • In-depth knowledge and strong networks in Kenya
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, highly confidential and well organized.
  • Must have integrity and high sense of ethical responsibility.
  • Should be result oriented, good team player with self drive and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communications, good organization, speed to execute work, maturity, and sense of judgment
  • Ability to lead and manage a team of professionals.
  • Demonstrated understanding of key laws and rules guiding insurance brokers, insurance companies and customers in this market

Our client offers all the advantages one would expect from an industry leader including a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Our client is an equal opportunities employer

Application process
Kindly send your CV and cover letter detailing your experience, qualification and motivation for the job to and copy , clearly indicating the job title as the subject and address it to the Recruitment Manager as soon as you read this advert.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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