Agency Manager, Marketing Executive, Financial Accountant, Premium Administration Officer at Kenya Orient Life Assurance Limited

On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
Recently established as a sister Company to Kenya Orient Insurance Ltd, Kenya Orient Life Assurance Limited was licensed in July 2014 to transact life insurance business in Kenya. 
With an ambitious growth and innovation strategy, cutting edge products and a
driven and committed management team, Kenya Orient Life Assurance is set to change the course of life insurance business in Kenya and indeed tap into the ever increasing and yet virtually untouched insurance market.

We are looking for talented and motivated people in a variety of roles. You will have an opportunity to join a team who are warm, professional and experts in their fields. As a successful candidate, you will work in a fun, highly innovative and engaging environment.

Agency Manager
Division / Department: Sales and Marketing
Immediate Supervisor: General Manager

Overall Responsibility: Responsible for identifying, selecting, recruiting, training, supervising and developing sales agents and unit managers, opening new markets and growing business from existing markets and ensuring agency sales budgets are met.

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruit, train, supervise and develop sales agents and unit managers to meet the agency’s set sales objectives.
  • Offer mentorship to unit managers.
  • Conduct weekly sales agents’ meetings.
  • Conduct monthly performance management/reviews of sales agents and unit managers.
  • Generate and implement agency work plans and strategies.
  • Implement and supervise the agency sales incentive programs.
  • Conduct market intelligence and keep management informed of changing trends.
  • Participate in product development and enhancement initiatives.
  • Preparation of weekly market activity reports.
  • Lead in market development initiatives for the agency
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the General Manager from time to time.
Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • A diploma in Insurance/Marketing or relevant field is an added advantage
  • 5 years working experience, three (3) of which must have been in a unit management position
  • A track record in sales preferably life insurance sales.
Competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and lead effective teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication
  • Ability to build relationships, flexibility and teamwork

How to Apply

If you are interested in a position and have the required qualifications, skills and experience, CLICK HERE to Apply and submit a duly filled application form on or before Friday, February 13th 2014.

Marketing Executive

Division / Department: Marketing

Immediate Supervisor: General Manager

Overall Responsibility: The position is responsible for assessing risks in accordance with laid down underwriting procedures in the company and to ensure effective and efficient service delivery to customers.

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review all applications for insurance –determine the profiles of risks presented to the company for insurance and assess their acceptability or otherwise.
  • Review all reports from various service providers relating to proposals for insurance.
  • Review proposals for insurance and adjust benefits where necessary by reviewing previous files, worksheets, etc.
  • Ensure all related activities to underwriting are properly coordinated and enforced
  • Ensure timely preparation and dispatch of policy documents.
  • Review of suspense items and follow up on outstanding requirements with a view to reconciling them in record time.
  • Timely processing of quotations and tender documents.
  • Any other duties assigned by management in line with task.
Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
  • Pass in at least two papers in ACII or equivalent
  • At least 2 years relevant experience
Competencies
  • Knowledge in Insurance products and services
  • Knowledge in underwriting and pricing
  • Marketing intelligence and intermediary operations
  • Ability to build relationships, innovation, flexibility and teamwork 
How to Apply

If you are interested in a position and have the required qualifications, skills and experience, CLICK HERE to Apply and submit a duly filled application form on or before Friday, February 13th 2014.

Premium Administration Officer
Division / Department: Underwriting
Immediate Supervisor: Underwriting ManagerOverall Responsibility

The position is responsible for establishing new relationships with premium collection centres (employers) and banks, and ensuring timely collection and posting of the premiums received.

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create working relationships with various pay centers to ensure that premiums are collected efficiently and at minimum costs to the company and customer
  • Lodge and follow up on all Salary Deduction/ banker’s / Direct Debit Authority instructions within the set timelines to ensure that the instructions have been effected
  • Ensure that premium collection and posting are done efficiently and within the agreed deadlines
  • Create an electronic platform for check off business
  • Ensure all payments due from the active check off centres are received on time and schedules collected
  • Implement a system to efficiently and effectively follow up upcountry administrators to ensure check off points are serviced accordingly
  • Ensure that the premium collection avenues are secure from fraud and ensure no loses are incurred
Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or equivalent
  • CPA (K)
  • At least 2 years relevant experience
Competencies
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication, analytical, reporting and presentation skills
  • Ability to build relationships, flexibility and teamwork

How to Apply

If you are interested in a position and have the required qualifications, skills and experience, CLICK HERE to Apply and submit a duly filled application form on or before Friday, February 13th 2014.


Financial Accountant
Division / Department: Finance

Immediate Supervisor: General Manager

Overall Responsibility: The position is responsible for preparation of financial accounts, budgets, billing, banking and tax management in liaison with the Finance Manager for timely decision making while ensuring compliance with internal controls and statutory regulation.

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the preparation of budgets and financial plans of the company and overseeing strict adherence to the budgets and plans.
  • Co-coordinating the annual auditing process, ensuring implementation of audit recommendations and ensuring effective internal controls.
  • Providing the necessary information for internal and external audits and conducting financial investigations as necessary.
  • Producing monthly and quarterly financial accounts in accordance with the calendar of events for the department.
  • Ensure timely reconciliation of all General Ledger and Bank accounts.
  • Ensuring timely submission of returns to the Commissioner of insurance
  • Ensure that brokers/agents observe the statutory credit period; collect all premiums due.
  • Reviewing supplier payments and developing a commitment/priority list based on ageing list and critical payouts
  • Ensure that a fixed assets register is maintained and that all assets are readily identifiable through a unique number for each asset.
  • On a regular basis reviewing both the computerized and manual systems to ensure they are efficient, identifying areas that need to be computerized or enhanced to improve overall efficiency and remove duplication of roles and transactions.
  • Any other duties assigned by management in line with task.
Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or equivalent
  • CPA (K)
  • At least 3 years relevant experience
Competencies
  • Excellent communication, analytical, reporting and presentation skills
  • Ability to build relationships, flexibility and teamwork

How to Apply

If you are interested in a position and have the required qualifications, skills and experience, CLICK HERE to Apply and submit a duly filled application form on or before Friday, February 13th 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya Orient Life Assurance Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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