Manager – Underwriting Careers – PAX Insurance Company Limited (PAX)

Job Title:           Manager – Underwriting
Organization: PAX Insurance
Company Limited (PAX)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: General Manager
About US:
PAX Insurance Company Limited (PAX) is licensed by the Insurance
Regulatory Authority of Uganda to transact general insurance business in
Uganda. PAX, whose ownership comprises over 10 million people all over Uganda,
was set up to provide affordable insurance services to individuals and
organizations throughout the country. PAX is focused on fostering Uganda’s
prosperity through offering widespread access to appropriate risk management
solutions.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
The Manager – Underwriting will serve as an
effective member of the Executive Committee
·        
In charge of negotiations with reinsurers a
suitable reinsurance programme
·        
Supervision of underwriting department
·        
At all times behave in a manner that conforms to
the values of PAX.
·        
Conduct special and other assignments for the
General Manager and Chief Executive Officer
·        
The jobholder will oversee underwriting and
claims activities to ensure they fulfill the expectations of the clients and
the company
·        
Assist the General Manager and Chief Executive
Officer in ensuring that the company policies are implemented in total
compliance
·        
Prepare quarterly reports on our client’s insurance
status for discussions and review in your joint meetings with clients
·        
Keenly evaluate the client’s risk exposure by
conducting an elaborate risk survey on their properties and advise on how best
we can mitigate against any unforeseen risks through insurance and other risk
mitigation measures
·        
Carry out the preparation of insurance
quotations and advise on any limitations or weaknesses of covers offered or
those to be offered by insurance companies, which can affect our clients claim
in the event of loss
·        
Conduct documentation and follow up settlement
of claims by Insurance companies and also ensure claims are paid/settled within
acceptable time limits and to the satisfaction of PAX insurance
·        
Prepare and submit quarterly reports on our
client’s Insurance status for discussions and review in our joint meetings with
clients
·        
Update our clients on Insurance industry
developments on a quarterly basis
·        
Ensure that up to the date records of our
clients insurance details for review are kept well and clients can access them
any time they need the records
·        
Coordinate the initiation of renewal meetings
with our clients in order to ensure insurance policies are renewed on time to
avoid lapse of cover and resultant risks
·        
The Manager – Underwriting will organise
in-house Insurance seminars to educate our clients on the intricate insurance
procedures and insurance covers for better understanding
·        
Ensure that the company participates in the
tendering opportunities provided by the public and private sector from time to
time
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Manager –
Underwriting vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
·        
Certificate in insurance
·        
A minimum of ten years of post-graduation
working experience
·        
Eight years’ experience in insurance services
sector
·        
A minimum of six years of experience at senior
management level
·        
Four years of experience in underwriting
·        
Broad knowledge of insurance services sector in
Uganda
·        
General knowledge of management
·        
Ability, willingness and readiness to conform to
the PAX values
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons should send their
applications, curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional
certificates/ testimonials to the National Director, Profiles International
Uganda Limited (PIUL), Plot 26B Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya, Kampala, P.O. Box
3024, Kampala or hand deliver the application at its offices indicated above
from 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. Please indicate a daytime telephone
contact and names and contact details of three professional referees. Also, in
your application letter and on the cover of the envelope, clearly indicate
which position you are applying for.
Deadline: 16th
September 2016
NB: If you do not hear
from us within one month from the closing date, please consider your
application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any
form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to disqualification.
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