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  • Posted: Jan 23, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Britam is a leading diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The group has interests across the Eastern and Southern Africa region, with operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Mozambique and Malawi. The group offers a wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset management, Ban...
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    Underwriting Associate

    Job description

    Job Purpose

    • Assist in underwriting and risk assessment within the set standards of service to ensure quality and timely service.
    • Assess risks and make acceptable decisions after proper analysis of clients' data
    • Ensuring that systems and procedures covering underwriting operations are adhered to
    • Ensure high standards of customer service
    • Ensure timely and accurate processing of underwriting documents
    • Ensure proper, prompt and accurate premium processing, including check-offs, standing orders and cheques as well as maintenance of proper records of the same
    • Prompt preparation and submission of accurate premium reports
    • Liaising with the bank and check-off institutions to obtain details of unidentified payments within stipulated timelines
    • Suspense clearance within targets set by the Policy Administration Manager
    • Ensure prompt submission of payment instructions to various institutions and to Head Office e.g. salary deduction
    • Following up unpaid remittances with various local check-off institutions
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


    • Bachelor’s degree (insurance option preferred)
    • At least one year experience in the insurance industry

    Technical/ Functional competencies

    • Knowledge of insurance concepts
    • Knowledge of underwriting processes and procedures
    • Technical competence in underwriting insurance risks
    • Knowledge of insurance regulatory requirements

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Britam on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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