Metropolitan Cannon Marketing Officer (Marine Business) Jobs in Kenya

Metropolitan Cannon Marketing Officer (Marine Business) 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.

Marketing Officer

  • Marine Business
    Ref. No. MB/HR/03/2019

    Purpose of the Role:

    Reporting to the Assistant Business Development Manager – GB, the Marketing Officer – Marine Insurance will play a key role in business acquisition and implementation of sales strategies to ensure achievement of premium targets.

    Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Generate marine business revenue so as to meet business targets and objectives.
  • Undertake daily marketing activities and business sourcing to ensure achievement of monthly business targets both in revenue and portfolio.
  • Actively pursue marine portal referrals /engagements and seek new business
  • Participate fully in developing and implementing effective marketing strategies to compete with companies who sell marine insurance in line with the overall Corporate strategy
  • Handle to conclusion all business enquiries either on the portal, email, direct etc and coordinate with the underwriting department to ensure competitive quotations to clients and issuance of marine certificates
  • Undertake business presentations and training to intermediaries/ clearing & forwarding agents and clients so as to close and secure new business
  • In liaison with the underwriting department ensure all Marine cargo inspections are undertaken at the port and reports filed
  • Collaborate with manager/supervisor in preparing budgets and monitoring expenses
    for the Marine Insurance segment.
  • Conduct sales presentations to target market on Marine insurance offerings, coverage, features, online process and claims handling to promote sale of insurance.
  • Liaise with Cargo Surveillance unit to inspect landed cargo at the port or warehouse -examining its general condition to ensure safety & safeguard Company’s interests

    Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Insurance or any relevant field
  • Professional qualifications in Insurance (ACII/ IIK) or Progress in ACII/IIK
  • At least 4 years working within an insurance company or a large broker, preferably within a Marine & GIT segment/section

    Required Skills and Competencies
  • Good understanding of other non- motor insurance policies including property & liability classes of insurance etc.( Fire Commercial & Domestic, Burglary, GPA/WIBA/EL)
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Confident, self –driven with strong work ethic

    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 jobs@metcannon.co.ke by 29th January 2019.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Metropolitan Cannon General Insurance Ltd is an equal opportunity employer, therefore canvassing will automatically be disqualified

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