Business Development Manager Job Opportunity – CIC Insurance Group

Job Title:       Business Development Manager
Organization: CIC Africa
Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
CIC Insurance Group is the leading Co-operative Insurer in Africa,
providing insurance and related financial services in Kenya, Uganda, South
Sudan and Malawi. The Group offers a wide range of products including General
Insurance, Life Assurance, Medical Insurance and Asset Management Services. It
is a pioneer and leader in Micro-insurance. The Group’s focus on innovation and
excellence in service delivery has differentiated it in the market and earned
it International recognition.
Job Summary: The Business
Development Manager will generate revenue for General Business to achieve
corporate annual budgets through the development of assigned markets and
channels as a source of profitable business for the company through development
of strong relationships and partnerships
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
·        
Building and developing strong strategic
partnerships/relationships within assigned market and channels;
·        
Plan and carry out consumer education within the
assigned markets and channels;
·        
The jobholder will drive profitable business for
the company (New and Renewal);
·        
Design and develop need based products for the
assigned market;
·        
The incumbent will develop and deliver excellent
customer experience in the market;
·        
Recruit, develop and build capacity of
intermediaries/sales force in the market;
·        
Ensure timely collection of premiums;
·        
Liaising with support functions to follow up on
client queries and complaints.
·        
Conduct market activations and storms in
strategic locations with respective sales teams through visits or other means;
·        
Prepare market intelligence reports on products
and services.
·        
Carry out performance appraisal, coaching and
mentoring staff;
·        
Resource allocation, staffing and leave
approval;
·        
Participate in planning and budgeting for the
department and
·        
Participate in various meeting and committees.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
·        
The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in a related field.  A Master’s
degree an added advantage
·        
Professional qualifications: ACII or other
recognized insurance qualification.
·        
At least eight (8) years’ relevant experience in
a similar position, three (3) of which at supervisory level
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Excellent communication and presentation skills
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Good problem solving skills
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills
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Excellent customer care skills
·        
Leadership skills
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Good negotiation skills
·        
Computer literate in MS Office and other office
applications
·        
Understanding of the working environment
/competitors
·        
Technical competence in insurance
·        
Basic knowledge of regulations by IRA
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strictly encouraged
to send an updated resume to the address below indicating the job title in the
subject of your email. For example: Ref: Application for Business Development Manager
to: susan.kabedha@ug.cicinsurancegroup.com.
Deadline: 12th September 2016.
NB: Please note only short
listed candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by 16th
September, 2016 consider your application unsuccessful.
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