Underwriter Jobs – Britam


Underwriter Embu Branch Job at Britam

Job purpose

  • Assessing risks in accordance with laid down underwriting procedures in the company and ensure effective and efficient service delivery to customers.

Underwriter Job Key responsibilities

  • Review all applications for insurance –determine the profiles of risks presented to the company for insurance and assess their acceptability or otherwise.
  • Ensure all related activities to underwriting are properly coordinated and enforced
  • Prepare certificates and cover notes where necessary
  • Preparing policy documents, debit & credit notes & endorsements and authorising them within authority limits
  • Ensuring premiums are settled as per company policy
  • Assess the loss ratios and ensuring that only quality business in invited for renewal
  • Reviewing renewal terms, ensuring renewal notices go out on time and following up renewals to ensure high retention rate
  • Ensure timely preparation and dispatch of policy documents
  • Review of suspense items and follow up on outstanding requirements with a view to reconciling them on time
  • Timely processing of quotations and tender documents, credits and refunds.
  • Maintain high standard level of customer service – responding to general underwriting enquiries (walk-in clients, telephone and emails)
  • Liaise with intermediaries and direct clients on issues relating to their policies
  • Implement credit control policy and ensure that premiums are debited and collected as required
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Knowledge, experience and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (insurance option preferred)
  • Professional qualification in Insurance (ACII or IIK)
  • 2-4 years’ experience in the insurance industry


Technical and functional competencies

  • Knowledge of insurance concepts
  • Knowledge of underwriting processes and procedures
  • Technical competence in underwriting insurance risks
  • Knowledge of insurance regulatory requirements

Core competencies

  • Communication skills
  • Building Relationships
  • Focuses on the Customers
  • Develops Self
  • Solves Problems


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