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Underwriter-General Insurance

UAP Group
Sector: 
Business
UAP Group is a pan-African Financial Services Group with interests in Insurance, Investment Management, Property Investment, Securities Brokerage and Financial Advisory.
Adress: Grand Pension Plaza | 7th Floor | BP 6644 Kigali, Rwanda |
Website: 
http://www.uap-group.com
Old Mutual Limited (OML) is a premium African financial services group that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key markets in 17 countries. Our primary operations are in South Africa and the Rest of Africa, and we have niche businesses in Latin America and Asia. We have 12 million customers and 31,000 employees as at the end of 2017 and with over 170 years of heritage across sub-Saharan Africa, we are a crucial part of the communities we serve and broader society on the continent. The business is listed on the Johannesburg, London, Zimbabwean, Malawian, and Namibian stock exchanges. The UAP Old Mutual Group comprises of three key players as a result of the acquisition of a controlling stake in Faulu in 2014 and UAP in 2015 by Old Mutual. The acquisition resulted in Old Mutual Kenya and UAP Holdings (www.uapoldmutual.com) as well as Faulu Microfinance Bank (www.faulukenya.com) forming one of the largest financial services groups with a growing footprint in East and Central Africa. The Group currently has operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, and Rwanda.  The Group now offers customers a comprehensive and enhanced range of financial services which include Investment, Insurance, Banking, and Savings as well as a wider and more accessible distribution network. The wider group also offers broad career growth prospects for employees. It therefore wishes to fill the below vacant position with qualified, experienced, and talented individual to strengthen its portfolio as a Pan – African Financial Services Group. The positions’ details are further outlined below.
Role Title: Underwriter-General Insurance-1 Post
Business Unit(s): Rwanda
Business /Function: Underwriter-General Insurance
Location: Rwanda
Reports To: Senior Underwriter
MDP Level: Manager of self
Role Size: L

Job Summary
The purpose of the role is to provide quality underwriting outcomes for the Commercial/Personal lines underwriting function through effectively maintaining underwriting standards and providing quality client and broker service.  Must be multi-skilled with the ability to mentor and train Assistant underwriters and have high technical knowledge.
Key tasks and responsibilities
Resolves escalated customer queries and complaints and provide feedback to customers on matters resolved. (walk-in clients, telephone, and emails)
 Assess and screening of the proposed risk within the set underwriting standards and limits
 Determine the premium and policy terms & conditions
 Ensure timely and accurate preparation of quotations.
 Preparing policy documents, endorsements debit, and credit notes
 Generations of renewal notices and follow-up.
 Ensure safekeeping and proper accounting of all company security documents. Eg: Motor certificate, yellow cards, etc
 Ensure adherence to the underwriting guidelines and company policies. Eg: UW manuals, Credit policy, etc
 Ensure that Underwriting files are well documented, and all communications and transactions are recorded.
  Ensure underwriting data accuracy and completeness.
  Ensure assigned workload within quality and productivity.
  Perform any other duties as assigned
Academic/Professional Qualifications and experience
University degree in insurance or business-related course
Basic Insurance qualification
Minimum of 3 years experience in insurance industry.
Skills and Personal Attributes
Good communication and negotiating skills
Good interpersonal skills
Thorough understanding of policy covers/wordings and their interpretation as pertaining to claims.
Driven to deliver real value and quality service to a demanding and diverse client base.
Confident and self-motivated.
Quality orientation.
Honest, objective, and high integrity.
High standards of performance for self.
Please visit our careers page through: https://bit.ly/3t0vKs8
Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications by 5.00 p.m. on 11 September 2021.
Applicants must possess or be in the process of applying for a POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE as at the time of making an application.
 
ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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