Sales Manager – Group Business Job Placement – UAP Insurance

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 Sales Manager – Group Business will be responsible for the
procurement of New & Renewal Group Business premiums that include Group
Life, Group Creditor, Group Funeral & Pension.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Build and maintain a profitable Group Business
portfolio countrywide
·        
In charge of recruiting a dedicated Sales Team to
specifically procure Group business
·        
Achieve the approved Sales performance benchmarks
·        
Develop reward based incentives for the
intermediaries in our distribution network
·        
Initiate Market development & penetration
strategies countrywide
·        
Develop joint planning initiatives with our
business partners
·        
The incumbent will establish product awareness
campaigns for the business partners in our distribution network
·        
Ensure optimal utilization of all available
Company resources in all areas of management, Agency development training and
customer service.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The UAP Insurance Sales Manager – Group Business should
preferably hold a university degree with a Diploma in Sales & Marketing
·        
A minimum of three years working experience in procuring
Corporate Business with a proven track record in performance.
·        
Excellent track record of delivering results when
targets are set.
·        
Good customer care skills
·        
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and
presentation skill
·        
Good relationship building and maintenance skills
·        
Good selling skills
·        
Good problem solving skills
·        
Staff supervision, training and performance
management skills
·        
Skilled in conducing market intelligence and
providing feedback
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: The Human
Resources Consultant, liferecruit@uap.co.ug.
Deadline:
22nd January 2016 by 5PM

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