Employee Benefits Manager (Medical Insurance/Administration) Career Opportunity – Insurance Company (AON)

Organisation: People
Performance Group (PPG) – Insurance Company (AON)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
People Performance Group is a leading human resource consultancy firm
which provides expert advice in outsourcing and manpower services, facility and
fleet management, recruitment processes, salary surveys, payroll services and
staff development e.g. in team building, training, board assessment,
performance management and other Human resource procedures. They would like to
recruit for a valuable client, an insurance brokering company in Uganda dealing
in general insurance, life, pension and medical schemes.
Job Summary: The Employee
Benefits Manager (Medical Insurance/Administration) will plan, direct, lead or
coordinate the activities of the department. The incumbent manages a portfolio
of client accounts. The jobholder also oversees the team performance on all
aspects/operations of the department.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Resolves a wide range of issues in creative
ways.
·        
Works on or leads projects as well as building
expertise.
·        
Responsible for delivering on the agreed plan
for the Employee benefits department in line with the Aon Uganda strategy
·        
Responsible for leading, developing and
improving the day to day client relationship for clients within the department
·        
Responsible for a portfolio of client accounts
and manages and co-ordinates all related activities including building a
“client profile” of risks and needs analysis
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Structures an insurance programme to meet these
needs including producing client documentation, leading or contributing to renewal
meetings and leading or contributing to fee negotiation
·        
Take lead of the tender processes (where
applicable) within the area of specialty
·        
Responsible for maintaining and improving client
satisfaction, retention, revenue and profitability including fee negotiation
·        
Responsible for analyzing and interpreting the
markets/ relevant industries for competitive advantage and emerging
opportunities
·        
Responsible for compliant dealings with clients
·        
Upholds development of new business either with
existing or new clients – spots opportunities for increasing revenue and
follows up appropriately
·        
In addition, the incumbent will co-ordinate
teams of Client Account Handlers, senior Account handlers and Managers to
ensure client service standards and department/company objectives are achieved.
·        
Responsible for managing financials for a
portfolio of clients and/ or for area of specialty
·        
Responsible for all technical advice and/ or
related training within the area of specialty
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The applicant must be a Doctor or Medical
Practitioner with a demonstrable track record in the healthcare sector in
Uganda
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of applicable
legislative environment that governs the Insurance and healthcare industry
·        
Be in a possession of a Bachelor’s degree
(preferably medicine, pharmacy )
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Have an insurance related tertiary qualification
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The applicant must be registered with the
Medical Board or equivalent
·        
Any business related qualification
(Management/leadership, strategy, sales etc)
·        
At least three to five years of relevant
experience in a similar role (preferably as medical practitioner or equivalent
within the healthcare sector).
·        
Experienced professional who possess a full
understanding of Medical Insurance/Healthcare Industry as well as an
understanding of business strategies to translate direction into tactical
plans.
·        
Previous experience in budgets, forecasts and
financial planning
·        
Broad knowledge of insurance underwriting and
claims administration / management –specifically in the medical Insurance
sector.
·        
Have a high work ethic and must have the ability
to function effectively under pressure
·        
Be a team player, have the ability to build good
relationships, support and actively participate in, and contribute to any team
initiatives
·        
Highly dependable and respect confidentiality
·        
Can confidently articulate proposition and how
it differentiates and benefit clients
·        
Possesses advanced analytical, technical and
problem-solving skills and abilities
·        
Proven ability to work independently, cope with
high volumes of work and perform under pressure
·        
Be efficient and produce accurate work
·        
Good planning, organizational and interpersonal
skills
·        
Computer literacy skills with experience in MS
Word, Excel & Power point
·        
Ability to communicate effectively
·        
Very good knowledge of Policy wordings (Medical
Insurance)
·        
Applies professional principles and business
judgment to solve unique problems or to develop new procedures, process and
products.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs and cover letters to the address below with the subject line
“Employee Benefits Manager (Medical Insurance/Administration).” Attachments
must not fill more than 2 MB.
People Performance Group,
Plot 8 Kitante Close,
P.O. Box 12405 Kampala. Uganda
E-mail to:
application@ppg.co.ug
Deadline: 28th
October, 2016 by 5.00 p.m.
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