Insurance Underwriter Job in Nairobi Kenya

Sep 5, 2016

One of our clients, an Insurance Brokers Company based in Nairobi wants to fill the below position.

Insurance Underwriter
Reports To: Head of Operations (Underwriting & Claims) and the Managing Director.

  • Studying Insurance proposals
  • Gathering and assessing background information in order to effectively assess the risk involved.
  • Computing results for appropriate premiums using actuarial information, other statistics and own judgment.
  • Visiting insurance companies, potential customers and preparing quotes.
  • Liaising with specialists such as surveyors, doctors for risk management
  • Gathering information and various types of reports from specialists , for example surveyors, assessors )
  • Negotiating terms with policy holders and insurance companies
  • Specifying conditions to be imposed on different types of policies for example asking that a property owner installs security cameras.etc.
  • Keeping detailed and accurate records of policies underwritten and decisions made.
  • Receiving e-mails and respond on issues of underwriting
  • Receiving Phone call from clients/Ins Co. and attend
  • Arranging for issuance of COI/Marine Certificate or any other u/w document that the client may request urgently.
  • Preparing renewal invitation – Renewal Notice/Risk Notes/Renewal Schedules in excel sheet and export to IPAC (Where schedules are big)
  • Liaising with Insurance Company on preparation of the renewal debits
  • Preparing Renewal Invoices in IPAC on receipt of the Insurance debits
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial science or related field and/or equivalent work experience.
  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar job position in a very busy environment.
  • Exceptional communication skills along with an ability to collaborate and influence without direct authority to build effective internal and external partnerships.
  • Strong negotiating, planning, prioritizing and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
Interested Applicants should submit their applications to

Closing date for all applications 9th September 2016.


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