10 Fresher Sales Agent Jobs - UAP Old Mutual Insurance

Organization:  UAP Old Mutual Insurance
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Unit Manager

About US:
UAP Holdings Limited is the pan-African Financial Services Company with a primary purpose of acting as a holding company for the various UAP businesses.​The Group’s origins in Kenya date back to the 1920's when Provincial Insurance Company of East Africa was incorporated. UAP Group embarked on a multi-phased restructuring plan in 2006 to shift from a traditional non-life insurance business to a broad-based Insurance andFinancial Services Group. UAP Group has grown into a Pan-African Financial Services Group with a geographical footprint in six (6) countries namely Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The range of services and products have grown beyond General Insurance to include Life Assurance, Property Investments, and Fund Management and related Financial Services such as insurance premium financing, financial advisory and securities brokerage.

Job Summary:  The Sales Agent will support UAP Old Mutual Insurance and serve as an independent contractor and shall be remunerated on commission basis. The rate of Commission shall be as determined and regulated by the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA). Commission will be paid monthly on all the business closed in that month and is fully paid up. The Agents will mainly be responsible  for various types of General Insurance products  to  Businesses  and  Individuals  on  behalf  of UAP Insurance  Uganda  Limited, including Motor, Fire, Property, Personal Accident, Property, Home, Medical, Travel insurances, specialized  insurance  such  as  Marine,  Agriculture, Professional  Indemnity, Medical Malpractice.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Sell and promote the Company’s General Insurance products to potential and existing clients.
  • Seek leads and develop clientele through networking so as to find new and potential customers.
  • Contact potential clients and making presentations to prospective clients.
  • Present proposals and requests for insurance to the Company’s underwriters for quotations and promptly communicate the terms to the clients.
  • Follow up on quotations to close business and obtain feedback from clients.
  • Ensure   that   policy   requirements are   fulfilled   such   as   medical Examinations, completion of appropriate forms.
  • The incumbent submit duly completed proposal forms to the Company and obtain  confirmation binding cover.
  • Deliver  insurance  documents to the client  and  explain  the  policy  terms  and conditions
  • Maintain  regular  contact  with  the  clients  to  nurture  the  relationship  between the Company and customers.
  • Follow up policy renewals to retain the business.
  • Report clients’ claims to the Company and follow up claims documentation from the
  • Follow up the claim with the Company on behalf of the client and provide information on the claim status to ensure prompt settlement of claim;
  • Forward customer queries and complaints to the Company and ensure the same are addressed;
  • Identify customer needs and present them to the Company;
  • Obtain information on activities in the market and advise the Company on business opportunities and threats;
  • Maintain a record of all business acquired and prospective clients. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Sales Agent jobs should hold relevant Diplomas/Degrees from recognized Institutions.
  • Prior experience in sales and marketing
  • Working knowledge of and qualifications in Insurance will be an added advantage
  • Prospecting skills
  • Organized, aggressive and self-driven;
  • Customer service oriented
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet set goals and targets
  • Honesty, reliability and dependability
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to network and build relationships

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter with a detailed CV including present position, phone contacts of two professional referees to joan.aine@uap.co.ug

Deadline: 30th June 2016.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...