Underwriting Officer in Nairobi Municipality, Kenya

Banking / Financial Services
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Reporting to the Underwriting & Claims Manager, the role holder will be responsible for the day to day management of the underwriting function.


Management of day to day Corporate, SME and retail underwriting

Working with Underwriters, clients, branch Insurance teams and other Third party providers to ensure strict adherence to set guidelines and TAT on Business placement, policy issuance and risk management recommendations

Ensure timely submission of policy documents and other insurance covers to branches/ clients

Ensuring premium is collected as per the laid down procedures on all business underwritten and placed with underwriters

Provide technical guidance and underwriting support to Branch Insurance Teams

Regularly review the underwriting processes and offer recommendation on necessary measures to improve efficiency

Keep management updated on any changes in the underwriting market that could impact the business


A Business related university degree from a recognized institution

AIIK Diploma or good progress towards attainment of Professional Qualification ACII

At least 5 years’ experience in motor and non-motor underwriting in the insurance industry preferably within an insurance underwriting house or a large Insurance Intermediary firm.

Experience in Bancassurance will be an added advantage.

Mature, team player with strong supervisory and interpersonal skills

Good planning and organizational skills with the ability to work independently and meet strict deadlines

Excellent customer service skills

Proficient in the use of Microsoft office and insurance related systems

Excellent Communication and report writing skills

Accuracy and attention to detail

Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, with an ability to develop working relationships with a wide range of internal and external partners

Ability to observe utmost confidentiality on client information


The above position is a demanding role which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate.

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