Insurance Company Underwriting Manager Career Recruitment in Kenya 2015


Career vacancy : Insurance Company
Career Vacancy: Underwriting Manager

The Company: We are a pioneering dynamic Insurance Company introducing a new and exciting ethical perspective to the Insurance market in Kenya and the region. 

Founded in the year 2008, The Company is the first fully fledged ethically based operator in East and Central Africa. 
We are founded on ethical principles and justice. In view of our growing business and the need to uphold high standards of service delivery, we are in the process of strengthening our Underwriting function by recruiting, qualified experienced, competent and highly motivated individuals to fill the positions of Underwriting Manager.


Overall Responsibility: To develop and manage underwriting activities in order to satisfy customers and shareholders’ expectation

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the activities of underwriting and reinsurance in the company.
  • Vetting all risks to ensure that only quality business is accepted into the company at acceptable rates.
  • Preparing and maintaining up to date underwriting manual.
  • Ensuring that the risks undertaken by the company are adequately covered through reinsurance programme.
  • Construction of equitable policy contracts and due execution of policies and other accountable documents.
  • Marketing company products and ensuring proper customer service.
  • Supervision, appraisal, training and development of staff in the department.
  • Ensuring timely preparation of management reports.
Academic Qualifications
  • Business Degree from a recognized university
Professional Qualifications
  • ACII
  • Computer literacy
  • 8 years working experience in insurance, 3 of which should have been at management level.
  • Excellent communication, training and people management skills, change management, and good negotiation skills
How to Apply
Application letters clearly marked APPLICATION FOR UNDERWRITING MANAGER” along with updated CV in one document with names and email address of three referees should be sent by email to so as to reach the HR& Administration Manager on or before December  18, 2015.


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