British-American (Britam) Entry Level Jobs – Business Development Assistant

Organization: British-American (Britam)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Business Development Officer
About Britam:
British-American (Britam) is a
leading financial services group in the region, offering a wide range of
insurance and asset management services to individuals, small businesses,
corporations and government entities.
Job Summary: The
Business Development Assistant will be responsible for providing assistance in
securing new business in General Insurance lines either directly or through
brokers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support
    in processing bids and tender documents
  • Support
    in identifying and engaging potential clients and recommending new Brokers
    for appointment
  • Assist
    in preparation and prompt delivery of accurate and competitive quotations
    to Brokers
  • Work
    closely with Brokers to ensure that they are serviced as per the company’s
    service standards
  • Issue
    policies generated through broker business within two working days on
    receipt of proposal/Risk notes
  • Process
    all customer enquiries immediately and respond to issues raised
  • Send
    policy renewal notices to brokers prior to renewal date for all lines of
    business
  • Ensure
    that all documentation and all other correspondence has been submitted to
    the brokers within reasonable time
  • Keep
    brokers updated by sending statements on the monthly basis and related
    communication regularly
  • Assist
    in premium remittance & reconciliation for brokers’ generated
    businesses
  • Process
    commission due to the broker on the agreed dates
  • Service
    existing business as part of enhancing excellent customer service
  • Assist
    in coordinating the claim notification and communication
  • Undertake
    initial underwriting of business to ensure sound acceptance of risk
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants must ideally hold a Bachelor of Commerce degree or equivalent
  • Pursuing
    CII qualifications
  • At
    least two years’ experience with bias in General Insurance
  • Demonstrated
    proficiency in computer/software packages
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented and
    collaborative environment
  • A
    high sales drive and a strong will to succeed
  • Confident,
    articulate and with strong communication skills
  • Results
    oriented with ability to work under strict deadlines and meet sales
    targets
  • Well
    groomed, presentable and strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent
    written and verbal communication skills
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting the web link
below. 

Deadline: 31st October, 2014

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