Business Development Manager Job Opportunity – CIC Insurance Group

Job Title:       Business Development Manager
Organization: CIC Africa
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
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
Participate in planning and budgeting for the
department and
Participate in various meeting and committees.
Qualifications, Skills and
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
Understanding of the working environment
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
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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