Business Development Officer

Category: Jobs Published: Tuesday, 09 April 2019

Our client a rapidly growing insurance company specializing in general business that has just concluded with strategic rebranding and merger is seeking to employ a Business Relationship Officer to lead their business in Nairobi  

 

The job purpose

To drive sales, retention of existing business, creation of new relationships while guarding the existing, customer service, credit control, ensuring adherence to credit control policy, market intelligence, and training.

 

Duties

1. Maintain pipeline of prospects of at least three times average monthly premium targets

2. Actively follow-up of quoted business and carrying out negotiations to ensure high conversion rate.

3. Timely follow up and negotiation of renewals to achieve a minimum renewal retention of at least 70% of existing business and policy count.

4. Provide high levels of customer service to customers as per set turnaround times, through planned scheduled business visits, claims processing support and speedy issuance of certificates.

5. Gather market intelligence on risks proposed to the company including their prior performance in terms of loss ratios to guide underwriting on the same and ensure profitability

6. Ensure full premium of risks on-boarded is paid on or before commencement of cover and credit, if any, is granted in line with approved credit control policy.

7. To ensure total adherence to the set credit control policy and actively encouraging cash and carry policy.

 

Competencies and sets of desirable behaviours required.

1. A degree in business course or its equivalent with a minimum of a Certificate of Proficiency in Insurance by College of Insurance.

2. Two to five years relevant work experience in general insurance.

3. Ability to make prudent decisions in a timely manner and initiate action plans

4. Ability to work other people and team building initiatives

5. Ability to create and sustain beneficial relationships and networks

6. Ability to cope with pressures, rejection and set backs

7. Excellent presentation and communication skills

8. Planning and organizing skills

 

Reimbursement

A guiding salary of Kshs 100,000.00 per month will be offered to the best candidate based on his/her capability and experience coupled with very attractive commissions.

 

 Application

 Qualified candidates should send their CV online to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. stating the job title applied for on the email subject by Tuesday 12th April 2019

 

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