Metropolitan Cannon Assistant Business Development Manager Jobs in Kenya

Metropolitan Cannon Assistant Business Development Manager Jobs in Kenya

Metropolitan Cannon General Insurance Ltd is a member of MMI Holdings Limited, a global player in Health, Life and Short term Insurance, and operating in Africa, South East Asia, India and the UK.

The Short-Term Business (GB) is seeking to fill the below listed position with dynamic, forward thinking achievers with expertise in the General Insurance field.

Assistant Business Development Manager
Ref. No. ABD/HR/01/2019

Purpose of the Role:

Reporting to the Business Development Manager – GB, the Assistant Manager will drive sales and achieve the premium targets for the respective channel of business, oversee the management of relationships and act as the point of contact for the various business channels.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Take overall responsibility for the operations of the channel of business in consultation with the Business Development Manager
  • In consultation with the Business Development Manager, formulate and implement a compelling business and growth plan for the channels to ensure attainment of allocated production budget (new business, renewals and organic growth), business mix (including motor & non-motor and profitability of the respective segments.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the Company’s marketing plans as formulated through the respective business development Departments of the short term business lines.
  • Gather market intelligence on competitor activities and undertake regular feedback from our business partners on satisfaction with the Company’s product offerings with a view of defending the company’s market share and improving premium income.
  • Conduct training sessions for
    existing and prospective partner agents/broker/banks/Direct Corporates on the Company’s products and offerings.
  • Actively identify and pursue prospective relationships with suitable partners.
  • Ensure adherence to all sales, operations and compliance guidelines for all business acquired through the respective channels.
  • Gather, monitor and report on competitor activity including products and policy contract packaging, target markets and clients, premium rates and underwriting techniques that have the potential to impact the business

    Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Insurance
    Specialized training in Insurance: ACII or progress in ACII
  • 8 years’ experience in marketing general insurance business products, 3 of which should be in a supervisory role

    Required skills and Competencies
  • In depth understand of local Insurance laws, practices and regulatory requirements in Kenya
  • Good communication and presentation skills
    Confident, self–driven & flexible
  • Good planning skills
  • Experience in strategic planning

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and relevant academic testimonials via email only to by 1st February 2019.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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