Fresher Sales Officer Job Opportunities – Statewide Insurance Company Limited (SWICO)

 

Job Title:    Sales Officer

Organisation: Statewide
Insurance Company Limited (SWICO)

Duty Station:  Masaka,
Uganda

Reports to:
Branch Manager – Masaka Branch

 

About US:

Statewide Insurance
Company Limited is a Ugandan based Leading Insurance Company with branches all
over the Country.

 

Job Summary:  The Sales Officer will assist in marketing of
Company products, solicit business for the Company, day to day running of the
office, publicity and sensitization / creating awareness about Insurance in
general / products offered by SWICO and Insurance benefits to the public.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Soliciting for
business / prospecting

·       Participate in soliciting for business and
promoting the Company.

·       Participate in aggressive marketing of
company products in Masaka region.

·       (iii)Sensitize and create awareness to
clients about the Company products and also handle their queries.

·       Compute premium payable by clients.

·       Promote company image.

·       Educate the clients / public about company
products.

·       Follow up on clients for new businesses both
general business opportunities and third party sticker sale.

·       Exercise the highest customer care and ensure
good reception to all clients who visit our office.

·       Issue Motor Third Party stickers to clients
in accordance with the Regulator’s guidelines and company procedures whenever
assigned.

·       Accept renewal endorsements on behalf of the
Company.

Assist the
supervisor in administering the Branch

·       Collect office supplies from Head Office
whenever delegated by your Supervisor,

·       Oversee the general cleanliness and set up
for the office.

·       Report to your supervisor on any issues that
may require management attention.

Enter data in the
system

·       Enter the third party data on a daily basis
into the system.

·       Prepare reports / returns mid and end of
months in accordance with company procedures.

·       Prepare daily, weekly and monthly returns

Receive and bank
premium collected

·       Receive premium from clients

·       Issue receipts for all cash / premium
received from clients.

·       Bank the money on daily basis as provided in
the Company policy

·       Make accountability of all money received.

Distribution of
policy documents

·       Distribution of renewal notices.

·       Build relationship with clients

·       Participate in preparation and maintenance of
policy files.

Record Keeping

·       Complete the IRA register for the Motor Third
Party, the Auditor’s register and record the details of new and existing
customers.

·       Maintain a record of client’s contacts.

·       Work with the Officer in charge and staff at
head office whenever need arises to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in day
to day office operations.

·       Participate in inspection of subject matters
of Insurance when delegated.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
in Bachelor’s Degree in Insurance, Marketing, Management, Social Science, Arts
or business filed.

·       Professional qualification in Insurance,
Marketing or Sales.

·       A minimum of two years’ experience in the
general insurance industry or service marketing.

·       Knowledge general insurance products

·       Knowledge of insurance product selling

·       Strong sales skills

·       Excellent interpersonal skills.

·       High level of integrity

 

How to Apply:

All applications
shall be sent via email to humanresource@swico.co.ug with the following
attachments; Cover Letter, resume and formal academic documents all attached in
ONE pdf document. The subject shall read ‘APPLICATION FOR SALES OFFICER –
MASAKA’

 

Deadline: 26th March, 2021.

 

NB: Please
note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

 

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