Eagle Africa Underwriting, Life & Pensions, and PR Jobs in Kenya 2013

Eagle Africa Insurance Brokers, is one of East Africa’s leading insurance brokers.
The Company has over five decades of experience in the insurance industry, handling the insurance needs of thousands of corporate and individual clients in the region and beyond.
The company seeks to recruit individuals of exceptional integrity, competence and skills for the following positions:
Branch Underwriting Manager 
(Three Positions) – Ref: HR/CRMB/12/2012
Reporting to the Assistant Divisional Head; the job holder will be responsible for supervising the technical team in General, Healthcare and Life & Pension business, and will be heavily involved in business development, and client service.
Purpose of the Position
  • Formulate and implement the Branch Business Plan
  • Assist in managerial and administrative duties in a busy business environment
  • Liaise with insurers to obtain competitive quotations for clients
  • Supervise client renewals and ensure that they are processed in a timely manner
  • Maintain an effective turnaround time in handling branch operations
  • Issue of monthly claims audit reports
  • Resolve reconciliation issues with insurers
  • Ensure that premiums are paid within the statutory period
Qualifications & Competencies
  • Minimum of 7 years working experience with at least 3 years in a similar position
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Business or other related area of study. Insurance or Marketing specialization will be added advantage.
  • Professional qualifications (ACII or AIIK)
  • Solid technical skills
  • Excellent planning, verbal and written communication skills
Branch Assistant Underwriters

(Three Positions) – Ref: HR/CRAB/12/2012
Reporting to the Branch Manager.
Purpose of the Position
  • Service the branch clients
  • Liaise with insurers to obtain competitive quotations for clients
  • Ensure that client renewals are processed in a timely manner
  • Prepare monthly claims audit reports
Qualifications & Competencies
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience
  • Minimum Bachelors Business Degree (insurance or Marketing option)
  • Pursuing Professional qualifications (ACII or AIIK)
  • Excellent planning, verbal and written communication skills
Life & Pensions Manager 
(One Position) – Ref: HR/CRMLP/12/2012
Reporting to the Assistant Divisional Head; the candidate will be responsible for spearheading the Life & Pensions Administration arm of the business, while focusing on client service, business growth and maintaining the existing client portfolio.
Purpose of the Position
  • Monitor and improve operations to ensure maximum efficiency and exemplary client service in Benefits Administration and Client Services
  • Administer pension schemes in accordance with the RBA and KRA regulations and ensure compliance
  • Maintain existing schemes portfolio and foster business relationship with all stakeholders
  • Supervise, train, mentor and appraise staff in technical aspects of the business
  • Engage in continuous research, innovation and product development
Qualifications & Competencies
  • University Degree in Business Related Studies
  • Professional qualification in Life/Pension Management will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 6 years relevant working experience with at least 3 in the same level
  • Knowledge of legislation governing insurance in the East African region
  • Solid knowledge of pension schemes administration with a thorough understanding of administration of both Defined Benefits and Defined Contribution Schemes
Assistant Underwriting Manager

(One Position) – Ref: HR/CREP/12/2012
 
Reporting to the Underwriting Manager (General); the job holder will be based in our Mombasa Office and will be responsible for assisting the Manager in supervising the technical team and client service.
Purpose of the Position
  • Maintenance of client records in line with office practice
  • Ensure that a high standard of customer service is provided at all times
  • Ensure that all office administrative procedures and processes are adhered to
  • Ensure that all underwriting and claims processes and procedures are adhered to
  • Ensure that proper financial transactions for clients and insurers are recorded and maintained
Qualifications & Competencies
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience with at least 2 years in a similar position
  • Minimum Bachelors Business Degree (insurance or Marketing option)
  • Advanced stage of Professional qualifications (ACII or AIIK)
  • Solid technical skills
  • Excellent planning, verbal and written communication skills
Public Relations Manager 
(One Position) – Ref: HR/CRMPR/12/2012
Reporting to Assistant Divisional Head; this position requires the applicant to represent, advocate, build and foster positive relationships between Eagle Africa and the public who consist of our clients, insurers and staff.
The applicant will be required to build Brand awareness and interest and manage the flow of information.
Purpose of this position:
  • Study the objectives, promotional policies and needs of the organisation to develop Public Relations Strategy that will influence public opinion and promote the products of the Company
  • Brand Development and Brand Standards Management
  • Liaison with appointed PR Company and coordination of the release of advertisements and promotions
  • Market Analysis and Insurance Trend Analysis and dissemination of findings to the Senior Management Team
  • Product Development, Product Testing to determine potential for success, and co-ordination of the release of such products to the target market
  • Coach staff who are in direct contact with clients in effective communication
Qualifications & Competencies:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in PR/Marketing, Advertising, Communication or Journalism
  • PR/Marketing Diploma
  • Minimum of 5 Years’ Experience in a busy organisation
  • Enthusiastic, outgoing, assertive, self-confident, able to handle stressful situations
  • Advanced communication skills, both in spoken and written English & Swahili
  • Understanding of the Kenyan Insurance Market
  • Polished research skills
  • Proficiency in multi-media and social media trends
Human Capital Assistant 
(One Position) – Ref: HR/CREHC/12/2012
Reporting to Assistant Divisional Head; this position requires the job holder to assist in managing the human capital in the East African region.
Purpose of this position:
  • Ensure the implementation of the Human Resource Policies and procedures
  • Explain company personnel policies, benefits, and procedures to employees or job applicants
  • Process and maintain documentation relating to personnel activities such as staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations and disengagements
  • Maintain the comprehensive database and individual files for all employees
  • Ensure compliance with the Labour Laws in the East African region
  • Maintain employee confidence and protect operations by keeping human resource information confidential
  • Compile and prepare reports and documents pertaining to personnel activities
Qualifications & Competencies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Management Resource /Administration
  • Professional qualification in Diploma in HRM
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in the same level
  • Enthusiastic, outgoing, assertive, self-confident, able to handle stressful situations
  • Excellent planning and communication skills, both in spoken and written English
  • Solid understanding of the Labour Laws in the region
Applicants looking for a challenging career in insurance and meet the above requirements, please send your application along with a detailed CV and copies of relevant academic and professional testimonials quoting the reference number before close of business on 28th December 2012 to:
The Assistant Divisional Director, Human Capital
Eagle Africa Insurance Brokers Ltd
Eagle Africa Centre
Longonot Road, Upperhill
P.O. Box 30076-00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: hr@broker.co.ke
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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