Job Title: Business Development Manager
Organization: CIC Africa Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
CIC Insurance Group is the leading Co-operative Insurer in Africa, providing insurance and related financial services in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Malawi. The Group offers a wide range of products including General Insurance, Life Assurance, Medical Insurance and Asset Management Services. It is a pioneer and leader in Micro-insurance. The Group’s focus on innovation and excellence in service delivery has differentiated it in the market and earned it International recognition.
Job Summary: The Business Development Manager will generate revenue for General Business to achieve corporate annual budgets through the development of assigned markets and channels as a source of profitable business for the company through development of strong relationships and partnerships
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
· Building and developing strong strategic partnerships/relationships within assigned market and channels;
· Plan and carry out consumer education within the assigned markets and channels;
· The jobholder will drive profitable business for the company (New and Renewal);
· Design and develop need based products for the assigned market;
· The incumbent will develop and deliver excellent customer experience in the market;
· Recruit, develop and build capacity of intermediaries/sales force in the market;
· Ensure timely collection of premiums;
· Liaising with support functions to follow up on client queries and complaints.
· Conduct market activations and storms in strategic locations with respective sales teams through visits or other means;
· Prepare market intelligence reports on products and services.
· Carry out performance appraisal, coaching and mentoring staff;
· Resource allocation, staffing and leave approval;
· Participate in planning and budgeting for the department and
· Participate in various meeting and committees.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
· The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. A Master’s degree an added advantage
· Professional qualifications: ACII or other recognized insurance qualification.
· At least eight (8) years’ relevant experience in a similar position, three (3) of which at supervisory level
· Excellent communication and presentation skills
· Good problem solving skills
· Excellent interpersonal skills
· Excellent customer care skills
· Leadership skills
· Good negotiation skills
· Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications
· Understanding of the working environment /competitors
· Technical competence in insurance
· Basic knowledge of regulations by IRA
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strictly encouraged to send an updated resume to the address below indicating the job title in the subject of your email. For example: Ref: Application for Business Development Manager to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: 12th September 2016.
NB: Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by 16th September, 2016 consider your application unsuccessful.
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