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JOBS: Business Development Assistants (12 Positions)

Position: Business Development Assistants (12 Positions)

Location: Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Eldoret

Industry:  Insurance

Our client, a leading Life Assurance group in the region with well-established operations in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania seeks to recruit Business Development Assistants. The ideal candidates will be responsible for providing intensive contact with brokers, agents and direct clients with a view to tapping and servicing commercial lines business.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Providing intensive contact with brokers, agents and direct client with a view to tapping and servicing commercial lines business
  • Providing and sending competitive quotations to prospects
  • Providing risk details for purpose of underwriting
  • Consulting on the most effective cover for a particular need  while taking a number of factors into account
  • Setting up meetings, preparing and delivering presentations to potential clients
  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with intermediaries and existing customers
  • Ensuring credibility with clients by maintaining detailed knowledge of current market conditions and competitors’ products
  • Delivering good customer service by responding swiftly to queries and concerns from clients
  • Providing management with market feedback and intelligence information
  • Sending out renewal instructions two months in advance
  • Maintaining a regular and accurate updated database of all prospective and closed business and submitting a monthly report to managers
  • Ensuring strict adherence to practices, procedures and policy stipulated in the business development operational manual including the Code of Ethics
  • Maintaining and updating all forms of business contacts and preparing regular management reports
  • Gathering customer service feedback and reporting on intellectual and operational issues raised by clients

Qualifications and Competencies

  • A degree in a business or social science related field
  • At least 2 years experience in marketing of general solutions to corporate and organized groups
  • MUST have good understanding of Kenya insurance market
  • Good communications skills, both written and verbal
  • A strong team player
  • Good organizational and time-management skills
  • Self driven and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Good negotiation skills and persuasiveness.
  • Proven presentation skills


To apply, send your CV ONLY and cover letter to before Friday 13th September 2013. Clearly indicate the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.


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