Directline Assurance Re-insurance Manager Jobs in Kenya

Directline Assurance Re-insurance Manager Jobs in Kenya

Directline Assurance Company Limited
Vacancy Advertisement

We are looking for a motivated and qualified professional to fill the position of Re-insurance Manager.

Overall Purpose of the Job: The Job purpose will be organization and realization of reinsurance projects.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support individual departments with all Reinsurance-related issues
  • Review and recommend for approval
  • Reinsurance contract wordings
  • Use the system to resolve all treaty coding issues
  • Ensure that the Company deals with reputable reinsurance companies at all times
  • Timely processing of statutory returns
  • Processing and negotiating competitive treaty renewal terms
  • Placement of facultative business. Both inward and outward
  • Preparing reinsurance reports for management
  • Ensuring timely processing of recoveries
  • Ensuring that the Company’s reinsurance programs are adequate & cost effective
  • Processing of branch credit notes and refunds
  • Processing of Insurance Premium Finance applications
  • In liaison with the MD formulate and monitor the Department strategic plans.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the MD from time to time.

    Person Specifications

    Academic Qualifications

  • University degree from an institution recognized by Commission for Higher Education
  • Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • Minimum Overall Grade of C+ in KCSE

    Professional Qualifications

  • Professional Accounting qualification i.e. CPA-K/ ACCA/ACII
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Insurance (COP) or
  • AIIK Diploma/CII Diploma or any insurance related qualification will be an added advantage


  • She/he must be familiar with Re-insurance accounting
  • IT proficiency- Computerized accounting system skills
  • Exposure to and understanding of various classes of insurance business in international insurance and reinsurance markets.
  • Thorough knowledge of reinsurance techniques and practices
  • At least 8 – 10
    years of experience with motor vehicle insurance companies.
  • Experience reporting to a Board of Directors will be an added advantage.
  • Ideal candidate should have a mature personality and at least 35 years of age and above.

    Skills and Attributes
  • High level of integrity; Able to maintain utmost confidentiality of information in their possession
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Excellent Client relationship skills
  • Have great attention to detail
  • Possess excellent risk management experience
  • Must be competent in Planning and organizing departmental functions with a keen eye and attention to details
  • Analytical/Research Skills
  • Time management skills
  • Team Building Skills
  • Multicultural Sensitivity
  • Problem-Solving
  • Holding People accountable
  • Leadership and developing others
  • Relationship building for influence

    How to Apply
  • If you qualify for the above advertised role, kindly send us a detailed CV and Application Letter clearly demonstrating your fit as per the roles & responsibilities and the person specifications (academic/professional qualifications, experience, skills & attributes) listed above.
  • Applications that do not conform to the Application Instructions will not be considered.
  • Kindly send your application documents to to reach us on or before 5.00pm Friday, 8th March 2019.

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