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Assistant Underwriting Manager Job Metropolitan Assurance


Nairobi, Kenya

2 weeks ago

Job Description

Ref. No. AUM/HR/08/2020 Metropolitan Cannon Life Assurance Ltd is a member of MMI Holdings Limited, a global player in Health, Life and Short term Insurance, and operating in Africa, South East Asia, India and the UK. The Long-term business (Life Business) is seeking to fill the above cited position with a dynamic, forward thinking achiever with expertise in the Life Insurance field. Purpose Of The Role Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Assistant Underwriting Manager will oversee and coordinate the underwriting function which embraces medical underwriting, quotations, debiting, premium allocation, renewal invites and issuing of Policy documents among other functions. Responsibilities Approving quotations in line with the company policy and monitor the conversion rate of the quotations provided. Responsibility for timely communication of renewal terms to the clients and/or broker in order to increase retention of existing business; Checking policy documents, endorsements and agreements with service providers and approving membership certificates or other official documents in line with the company’s underwriting manual Establishing and promoting healthy business processes for efficient and effective client service delivery within set performance standards. Vetting of all risks to ensure that only quality business is accepted into the company at acceptable rates and within company guidelines Liaising with business partners such as direct clients, agent and brokers on various service issues including provision of competitive quotations on new business, renewals and payments of premiums Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in insurance or its equivalent ACII/IIK qualifications Over 5 years’ experience in Group Life Underwriting, 2 of which should be in a supervisory level. How to apply: Forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and relevant academic testimonials via email only to

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