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UAP Life are seeking to fill the positions of Unit Manager
with two (2) individuals who are proactive and self-driven and who can apply their knowledge, diligence, and experience to contribute to the achievement of our mission to delight our customers with outstanding financial services.
The main role of a Unit Manager will be to ensure that high production targets are met through a team of financial advisors and high personal production.
Key roles will include;
Develop a high caliber, highly motivated, disciplined and productive team capable of meeting their individual and company targets.
Production: Meet and exceed targets allocated to the unit.
Co-ordinate, supervise and motivate Financial Advisors in the unit and ensure that company policies and procedures are observed and performance standards regarding profitability and efficiency are attained.
Closely monitor and co-ordinate the implementation of the corporate Business Strategy and ensure that the sales force achieve their objectives within the set deadlines.
Identify, recruit and retain high caliber financial advisors and meet the unit recruitment requirements.
Training: To give effective field training for all Financial Advisors in the Unit.
Professionalism: Promote and project in all sales activity a high degree of professionalism within the unit.
The individual should also be good at selling and will also be expected to sell and meet a given personal target.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience
Experience in recruiting and developing a high caliber, highly motivated, disciplined and productive team capable of meeting their individual and company targets. In particular the team should be able to focus and succeed in selling quality business.
Proven experience and success in managing a sales team selling insurance products will be a definite advantage;
Bachelor's degree or relevant professional qualifications in areas such as education, marketing, economics or finance and accounting with a strong flair for sales.
Computer literate (evidence necessary)
A high sales drive and a strong will to succeed;
Mature, confident, articulate and with strong communication skills;
Results oriented with ability to work under strict deadlines and meet sales targets;
Well groomed, presentable and strong interpersonal skills;
If this position is of interest to you, please email your detailed curriculum vitae and covering letter explaining how you would meet the demands of this challenging position giving full names and contacts of 3 referees to pesuna [at] uap-group.com
Applications should be received not later than 30th March 2013
In the event you do not hear from us by 10th April 2013, please consider your application unsuccessful
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Financial Sales Advisors.
Reporting to the Unit Manager and operating in a highly competitive and dynamic environment, this challenging position requires the candidates to perform the following functions:
Duties and Responsibilities
Prospecting for clients for the provision of insurance and investment services and products including unit trusts, life insurance, monthly investment plans, education plans, General insurance, Retirement planning, offshore products etc.
Provide financial advice to clients according to their requirements and risk profile, as well as the performance of the specific portfolios
Carry out a detailed-fact find review of the potential clients and recommend appropriate insurance and investment products.
Maintain a regular follow-up with clients to maintain a strong customer service.
Qualifications, Skills and Ability Requirements
Bachelor's degree or relevant professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
Minimum K C S E grade C-
Minimum Age- 26
Successful track record of selling in the financial services sector,teaching or any other relevant profession;
Have a good network and adept at connecting with people;
Prior experience in selling life,investments or in any other field will be a definite advantage.
COP in insurance or its equivalent professional certification, added advantage
Good working knowledge of financial markets and financial products
Results oriented and able to work under strict deadlines to meet sales targets
Ability to thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment with minimum supervision
Remuneration is an attractive highly rewarding Commission based structure.
If this position is of interest to you, please apply to pesuna [at] uap-group.com with a covering letter latest 30th March 2013 explaining how you would meet the demands of this challenging position (please do not send hard copies).
In the event you do not hear from us, please consider your application unsuccessful.
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