Agribusiness Associate Jobs Vacancy – Kenya Orient Insurance

Agribusiness Associate Jobs Vacancy – Kenya Orient Insurance

Overall Responsibility:

  • The position is responsible in assisting in developing and executing the marketing strategy for agriculture insurance business.

  • This involves market research, growth of agri-business and ensuring the enforcement of effective credit control, delivery of set loss ratio and claims management framework.

    Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing and executing the marketing strategy for agriculture insurance business.

  • Assist in developing the agribusiness insurance line by generating new business and improving performance of the existing business in line with the departmental targets.

  • Represent the department and the company out market visits to clients, intermediaries and Branches. Also in the field days in various set ups

  • Conducting market research and exploring opportunities presented by the market to develop innovative agribusiness insurance products and solutions that meet customer needs

  • Assist in establishing market trends regarding Agribusiness products, rates and service standards

  • Facilitate the processing of quotations, making presentations to clients and timely response of any query concerning Agri-business

  • Building and strengthening business relationships, partnerships and collaborations with existing and prospective clients to grow the agribusiness portfolio

  • Managing the agri-business portfolio through prudent underwriting in order to achieve the targeted business mix and loss ratio and implement strategies that will ensure profitable growth

  • Collecting outstanding premium debtors within the credit control policy;

  • Managing claims in the agribusiness line of business;

  • Liaising and negotiating terms with specialists and other service providers such as veterinary doctors, agronomists, research institutions etc. for risk assessment, risk analysis, and overall business management;

  • Assist in developing business plans and project proposals to the management, partners and donors for support in implementation of departmental business objectives;

  • In liaison with the manager, attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.

  • In liaison with the manager, identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales.

  • Training staff in Underwriting, risk and claims departments’ on the aspects
    of agriculture insurance

    Critical Success Factors for the Job

    Academic qualifications

  • University Graduate with Agribusiness Related Degree

  • Diploma in Insurance is an added advantage

    Experience Required

  • At least 2 years relevant experience

  • Fluent in the English Language (neutral and clear accent) & Good knowledge of Kiswahili (where applicable)

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite – MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel and MS Outlook

    Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

  • Excellent listening skills and the ability to ask probing questions, understand concerns, and overcome objections

  • Strong work ethic and self-starter, able to effectively manage multiple priorities and adapt to change within a fast-paced business environment

  • Must possess and professional and friendly attitude and be able to quickly develop a rapport with customers and other key stakeholders.

  • Must possess and be able to demonstrate strong influencing and closing skills.

  • Ability to learn and navigate new IT systems and software quickly

    Behavioural Competencies Level

  • Analytical Thinking – 3

  • Customer service orientation – 3

  • Flexibility – 2

  • Relationship building – 2

  • Self – Awareness – 2

  • Innovation – 2

  • Team working – 3

    Functional Competencies (Key Competence Level)

  • Knowledge of KOIL’s insurance products and services

  • Understand Claims & Underwriting SOPs to ensure a better service delivery

  • Excellent Verbal and written communication skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Excellent Organizational skills

  • Customer Service Orientation

  • Networking skills

  • Adaptability

  • Maintains a high level of integrity and professionalism

  • Observes confidentiality of client data

    How to Apply:

  • For more information and job application details, see; Agribusiness Associate Jobs Vacancy – Kenya Orient Insurance

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