3 Apr 2017

Assistant Underwriter – Non-Motor Business 2017 Jubilee Insurance Job in Kenya


We currently have an exciting career opportunity for Assistant underwriter-Non-motor Business. The post holders will report to the Underwriting Manager –Non Motor and will be based in the Head

Role Purpose
Underwriting of risks for general insurance including effective risk analysis and timely quotations to ensure ensure profitable growth of general business and optimal general customer service.


  • Supporting underwriters in studying general insurance proposals, gathering and assessing background information in order to effectively appraise and evaluate the risks involved.
  • Processing quotations in line with company’s underwriting and reinsurance guidelines while ensuring compliance with industry’s statutory and regulatoryrequirements.
  • Managing business retention through preparation and issuance of timely and accurate renewal terms.
  • Sourcing for and/or generation of loss ratio reports for various risks to guide in the quotation or renewal processes.
  • Reviewing channel partners risk notes to ensure compliance with quotations submitted by the company
  • Guiding the risks survey team in identifying risks for risk survey and ensure the exercise is done as per the company risk survey policy.
  • Service customers on day today basis to create and sustain good business relationships meeting set service standards in the process.
  • Follow up and ensure premiums for business generated is collected as per the company credit control policy.
  • Identify needs of channel partners and assist in development of business contracts, SLAs, binders and schemes
  • Assist in follow up of declarations from channel partners for binders and schemes in place
  • Assist in negotiation of quoted terms with customers to ensure high quote conversion rate.
  • Participate in internal and external audits conducted on the business and ensure speedy implementation of proposed audit recommendations.
  • Keep detailed and accurate records of quotations and renewal terms submitted to customers.
  • Working in a team environment with underwriters, Business Developers, agents,
  • Surveyors, Accountants, Claims and Operations.
  • Attending to queries from claims team in a timely manner.

Key Deliverables.

  • Prompt issuance of accurate quotations within set timelines
  • Prompt response to customer queries within 12 hours.
  • Timely issuance of open cover policies within set timelines.
  • Create strong relationships with all business channel partners through frequent communications and visits.
  • Knowledge of Premia, Outlook, Microsoft Office Suite as well as other business-related software.


  • Bachelor of Commerce (insurance) from a recognised university or
  • Any other related business Degree from a recognised university.

Functional Skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Marketing and negotiation skills
  • Underwriting exposure on general classes of insurance particularly non motor in a busy environment
  • Up to one (1) year Underwriting experience in a busy working environment.

How To Apply
Closing date: 10th of April 2017.

Submit your applications to

Kindly note that hardcopy CVs will not be accepted.

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