UAP Insurance Jobs – Alternative Business Manager

Organisation: UAP Insurance
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Managing
Director
About US:
UAP Holdings
Limited is the pan-African Financial Services
Company with a primary purpose of acting as a holding company for the
various UAP businesses.
The Groups origins in Kenya date back to the 1920’s when Provincial Insurance
Company of East Africa was incorporated. UAP Group embarked on a multi-phased
restructuring plan in 2006 to shift from a traditional non-life insurance
business to a broad-based Insurance and Financial Services Group. UAP Group has
grown into a Pan-African Financial Services Group with a geographical footprint
in six (6) countries namely Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania and Democratic
Republic of Congo (DRC). The range of services and products have grown beyond
General Insurance to include Life Assurance, Property Investments, Fund
Management and related Financial Services such as insurance premium financing,
financial advisory and securities brokerage. The Group own UAP Insurance (U)
Limited, the leading insurance company in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Alternative
Business Manager will primarily determine the unique needs of the uninsured or
inadequately insured market and working with Product development teams to
develop relevant products. The job holder will be tasked with designing and
developing in conjunction with relevant departments and rolling out relevant
new and unique distribution channels to deliver the new solutions to the
market.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Work closely with the Marketing department to collect
feedback /data/knowledge of largely uninsured market on their needs in products
and product delivery requirements as a basis of developing relevant solutions
to reach this market
·        
Work in liaison with the business and especially the
technical committee, the operations department continuously develop new
innovative insurance solutions to satisfy the currently uninsured market
·        
Develop and deploy in conjunction with relevant
business arms effective alternative product delivery mechanism to reach the
uninsured market or reach currently insured market in more effective and
convenient ways
·        
Grow the alternative business lines at rates greater
than existing business lines
·        
Deliver target business performance in terms of
revenues, profits and assets creation
·        
The incumbent will build and train an alternative
sales distribution network for the target products
·        
Regularly communicate with existing partners/clients
on new products and service offerings
·        
Identify key industry trends to capitalize business
opportunities and ensure customer retention
·        
Work in liaison with the marketing department to
drive programs and events to extend the relationships to new prospects
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Managing
Director.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a good Business
Degree.
·        
Possession of Insurance technical qualification is
an added advantage
·        
At least five years of related experience
·        
Excellent track record on business development
·        
Technical insurance knowledge
·        
Possess the ability to integrate relevant knowledge
of insurance with practical solutions that may redefine insurance in modern
terms to make it relevant to people’s lives.
·        
High degree of innovation
·        
Entrepreneurial drive
How to Apply:
All candidates
who wish to join the Insurance industry should send their applications via
Email with an updated CV and cover letter to: recruitment@uap.co.ug.
Deadline: Wednesday, 18th
November, 2015 by 5PM

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