08 June 2017

Insurance Careers - Bancassurance Manager at Centenary Bank

Job Title:           Bancassurance Manager
Organization: Centenary Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Manager Business Growth and Development

About US:
Centenary Bank is the leading Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda serving over 1,300,000 clients (a quarter of the banking population) in 58 branches spread countrywide. We are one of Uganda’s top three financial organisations, employing more than 1,900 people. Joining Centenary Bank is an opportunity to use your skills and experience in tackling real world problems.

Job Summary: The Bancassurance Manager will primarily responsible for insurance business growth and development to generate revenues to support the Bancassurance growth strategy across the Centenary Bank.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Oversee the implementation of the Bank wide Banc assurance strategy and the related activities therein.
  • Provide oversight of the day-to-day Insurance operations in the branch level which entails cross-selling insurance products, consumer awareness/ customers’ sensitization initiatives, processing insurance transactions within defined terms and conditions, supporting clients with claims in terms of; advise, progress and documentation.
  • Work in liaison with the branch management team to ensure the branch meets the set targets on insurance business. This will include Budgeting and sales metric management through the insurance sales teams.
  • Responsibility for insurance Product development in line with insurance companies.
  • Work in liaison with Branch Management and Credit team and design strategies to leverage the existing clientele and expand the wallet share by selling insurance products hence deepening relationships and driving revenue growth. This will include providing advisory services to credit department/ branches on relevant insurance policies for businesses/ clients accessing credit facilities from the branch.
  • Identify and leverage potential business opportunities and marketing initiatives at the branch/region and seek necessary support from the Regions or Head Office to actualize these into revenues. This will include ensuring visibility, Marketing and branding of insurance products
  • Ensuring premium is collected as per the laid down procedures on all Policies being submitted to the respective Insurance Companies.
  • Offer technical guidance and claims management support to clients and Branches and monitoring timely submission of claim documents and other requisite documents to respective Insurance Companies.
  • Support the management of any Banc assurance related Risks and ensure adequate controls
  • Participate in regional meetings and offer valuable ideas contributing towards the growth of business.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Centenary Bank General Manager Financial Inclusion job placement should hold  a university degree in a business related course. Eg Bcom, Statistics, Economics, Business Admin
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Insurance or an Insurance related qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills with the ability to deliver effectively under strict deadlines.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and customer service skills.
  • Excellent data management skills and proficiency in the use of MS Office software applications.
  • Co-operative, assertive and able to work independently and offer effective solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop working relationships with a wide range of internal and external partners.
  • Good knowledge of general insurance products and working knowledge of life insurance.
  • Responsible, reliable, with leadership skills and business acumen to spot opportunities readily.
  • A creative, proactive, passionate and innovative individual with a passion for excellent results.

Note:  Pass degrees are not eligible

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join Centenary Bank should send their applications by following the instructions below; downloading an application form for employment, download here, filling it and enclosing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three professional referees and copies of academic testimonials/certificates and send the application to:

General Manager Human Resources, Centenary Bank, P.O. Box 1892 — Kampala, Uganda.

Note: While we thank all applicants for your interest. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 19th June 2017

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