Directline Assurance Sales & Business Development Officer Jobs in Kenya

Directline Assurance Sales & Business Development Officer Jobs in Kenya


We are looking for a motivated and qualified professional to fill the position of Sales & Business Development Officer.

Overall Purpose of the Job:

Responsible for driving sales in the organization and ensuring the sales team meet the sales targets set both for PSV and Non – PSV.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage sales/marketing budgets and ensure sales targets are met.
  • Ensure accurate preparation, and timely submission of sales and marketing reports to management and the Board.
  • Formulate and implement sales and marketing strategy
  • In-charge of product innovation and development of new products.
  • Grow the business portfolio, oversee operation of marketing activities/programs, and development of marketing strategies in the company.
  • Periodically conduct external and internal business analysis to understand, and adapt to changing client needs
  • Implementing branding strategy to ensure Directline brand visibility.
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders
  • Manage the Sales department and provide leadership to the team.
  • Align the operations of the marketing with appropriate technology to increase operational efficiency.
  • Prepare periodic reports for marketing/sales to the management and Board
  • Implement marketing policies and ensure efficient administration.
  • Understanding the customers and their needs.
  • Any other responsibilities will be communicated to the Officer from time to time.

    Person Specifications

    Academic Qualifications

  • Sales and/or Marketing university degree from an institution recognized by Commission for Higher
  • Education
  • Minimum Overall Grade of C+ in KCSE

    Professional Qualifications

  • Certificate of Insurance (COP)
  • AIIK Diploma/CII Diploma
    or any insurance related qualification will be an added advantage

    Experience

  • At least 3 years’ working experience in preferably within an Insurance Company OR Intermediary.
  • Experience in dealing with PSV will be an added advantage.

    Skills and Attributes

  • High level of integrity; able to maintain utmost confidentiality of information in their possession
  • Excellent communication and marketing skills with a pleasant personality
  • Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Excellent knowledge of insurance operations
  • Have great attention to detail
  • Ability to drive sales
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets or accounting software

    How to Apply

    Application Instructions

  • 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 human.resource@directline.co.ke to reach us on or before 5.00pm 29th December, 2018.

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