5 Fresher Agents / Risk Advisors – UAP Holdings Limited – Old Mutual Group

Organisation:  UAP
Holdings Limited – Old Mutual Group
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Unit Manager
About US:
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 and Financial 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 Agents
/ Risk Advisors will support UAP Insurance and serve as independent contractors
and shall be remunerated by way of commission. 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
  • 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 UAP Insurance Agents /
    Risk Advisors should hold relevant Diplomas/Degrees
  • Prior experience in sales and marketing will
    be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of and Qualifications in
    Insurance will be an added advantage
  • Good prospecting skills;
  • Organized, aggressive and self-driven;
  • Customer service orientation
  • 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;
  • Age:  Above
    27 years
NB: Payments are Strictly Commission-Based.
How to Apply:
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 dan.kitamirike@uap.co.ug.
Deadline: 30th November 2016
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