• Business Development Officer Job at Janta Kenya

  • Posted on: 30 January, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Business Development Officer


    Job Purpose

    To prospect, acquire and retain Group Risks and Retirement Benefits Business in line with the set Company targets and standards.

    Business Development Job Responsibilities

    • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with intermediaries and existing customers.
    • Training and supporting Tied Life Agents (TLAs) in the region on group business.
    • Training and supporting intermediaries in respect of retirement benefit schemes and group risks.
    • Introducing new products and promoting them through regular visits and frequent communication with intermediaries, existing clients and prospects.
    • Ensuring credibility with clients by maintaining detailed knowledge of current market conditions and competitors’ products.
    • Delivering good customer service by responding swiftly to queries and concerns from clients.
    • Attending service meetings of Group Risks customers.
    • Attending meetings for trustees/AGMs and providing education on retirement plans to scheme members.
    • Providing management with market feedback and intelligence.
    • Monitoring and reporting on performance against agreed sales and retention targets.
    • Preparing regular management reports.

    Requirements for the Business Development Job

    • An undergraduate degree in a business or social science related field.
    • Have ACII or IIK qualification or demonstrate significant progress towards attainment of the same.
    • At least 3 years’ experience in marketing of life and pensions solutions to corporates and organized groups.
    • Appreciable understanding of the Kenya insurance market, the prevailing business environment and products by the competition.
    • Good communications skills, both written and verbal.
    • Self-motivated but able to work as part of a team.
    • Good organizational and time-management skills.
    • Positive attitude, self-motivated, self-driven and able to work with minimal supervision.
    • Good negotiation skills and persuasiveness.
    • Confidence presenting to large groups of people.
    • Trustworthiness and discretion when handling confidential information.
    • A smart appearance and professional manner.

    Method of Application

    If qualified kindly send your application letter and CV to vacancies@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Business development officer- Life’ by 4th February, 2017.Do not attach any certificates.

    Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

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