Technical Officer (Non life Insurance) Job Careers – Uganda Insurers Association (UIA)

Organization: Uganda
Insurers Association (UIA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Uganda Insurers Association (UIA) was founded in 1965 by insurance
companies to promote the development and expansion of sound insurance and
reinsurance activities in Uganda. UIA works to advance the interests of
insurance and reinsurance companies by adopting a common strategy that
encourages and promotes close cooperation, the exchange of business among
members, builds on knowledge through research, influences the enactment of
favorable legislation and represents the views of the membership to Government,
quasi-government and private bodies.
Job Summary: The Technical
Officer (Non life Insurance) will support the Uganda Insurers Association in
the development and growth of the Non- Life insurance sector in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Work towards the development and promotion of non- life insurance in
Uganda which shall include:-
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Tasked with the review, study and evaluation of
all matters pertaining to non -life insurance business;
·        
Work towards the standardization of underwriting
practice
·        
Ensure appropriate management and sales of Motor
Third Party insurance (MTPI) by insurance companies & liaise with Uganda
Traffic police on enforcement of MTPI
·        
Understandings legislative and regulatory
requirements and identifying areas for improvement or discussion, and proposed
solutions, including MTPI, Workers Compensation Insurance and Energy laws
·        
Tasked with identifying, lobbying for and
driving consumer education projects and activities in order to create public
awareness and understanding of non- life insurance.
·        
Actively promote technological advancement in
the non- life insurance sector and modes of achieving it;
Support the Non -Life Technical Committee:
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Serve as Secretary to the Non- Life Technical
Committee of the Association;
·        
Guide the Committee in terms of priority actions
& activities in the best interests of the sector;
·        
Responsible for the execution of Committee
actions/activities and events as decided by the Committee;
·        
Support the Committee in compiling business
cases and feedback to the EC where required and especially where funding is
required for certain projects;
·        
Work closely with the IRA on a regular basis in
order to ensure a good understanding between the Committee’s activities and
their requirements and goals for the sector.
Support to the Association:
·        
The jobholder will advocate for a favorable
legislative framework for the non-life insurance industry in Uganda;
·        
Assist the industry in identifying product gaps
and spearheading the development of such products.
·        
Support the Association in pursuing professional
and technical excellence amongst members in the non- life insurance business;
·        
The jobholder will collect, analyse and
disseminate all information on non – life insurance for underwriting and
general information purposes;
·        
Work closely with other regional and
international institutions to enable the non – life insurance industry keep in
line with global and regional practices;
·        
Ensure that training according to identified
needs of the industry is carried out on a regular basis to support the sector;
·        
Perform any other duties assigned from time and
time.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The applicant should preferably hold an honors
degree in Insurance or a business development related discipline. A
professional qualification in insurance will be an added advantage.
·        
At least three years of exposure and experience
at management level with a reputable Insurance Company
·        
Excellent analytical and communication skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with curriculum vitae,
certified copies of academic and relevant certificates plus contact addresses
of three professional referees (including e-mail and day time telephone
contacts) to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Uganda Insurers Association
Plot 24A, Acacia Avenue – Kololo
P.O. Box 8912, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 1st
December 2017 by 5:00pm
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