Insurance Underwriters Jobs in Nairobi Kenya (100K)

Aug 17, 2016

Position: Insurance Underwriter
Location: Nairobi
Nature of job: Full time
No of Positions: 2
Salary: 100 K
Summary: Our client is a prestigious Insurance Broker based in Nairobi. They seek to recruit 2 underwriters, who are enthusiastic, initiative and who enjoy their work.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Examining insurance proposals
  • Collecting background information and assessments of risk
  • Analysing statistical data using specialist computer programmes
  • Writing quotes and negotiating the terms with brokers and clients
  • Determining appropriate premiums and amounts of coverage
  • Preparing insurance policies terms and conditions
  • Liaising with insurance brokers and customers
  • Analyze information in insurance applications 
  • Screening applicants on the basis of set criteria
  • Evaluating recommendations from underwriting software
  • Counsel clients on risk management solutions, negotiates terms and contracts, and develops relationships with key clients (ie brokers).
  • Remain aware of current industry trends through development of a good working relationship with brokers and other sources of industry news and developments.
  • Writing policies and adding specific conditions when required
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, accounting, economics, law or Business administration
  • Additional professional courses related to Underwriting will be an advantage
  • Effective analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to influence others
  • The ability to absorb technical information
  • Confident decision-making skills
  • Numeracy and statistical skills
  • Problem-solving skills and a logical approach to work;
  • Self-motivation and sound judgement
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines
If you meet the above measures send CV urgently to

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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