Underwriting & Claims Assistant Jobs at British American

Job Title: Underwriting & Claims Assistant
Company: British American-

Vacancy: Underwriting & Claims Assistant
REPORT TO: Underwriting Manager
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Job Purpose:

    * Accurate capture of underwriting information in Aims.
    * Accurate premium debiting with correct reinsurance cessions.
    * Risk assessment and determination of terms to apply.
    * Continuously review of underwriting documents (Policy documents, Endorsements, Renewal confirmations and Debit Notes) in analysis presentation and to ensure they meet Clients requirements/ signing of documents.
    * Ensure proper records of security documents (motor certificates, professional indemnity certificates)
    * Ensure proper records of security documents.
    * Ensure proper declarations of motor certificates.
    * Timely issue of renewal notices.
    * Proper accounting of security documents (motor certificates, professional indemnity certificates)
    * Issuing of Motor Certificates.
    * Responding to general underwriting/claims enquiries.
    * Ensure that risks are properly evaluated and rated in a timely manner.
    * Ensure timely quotations are given to intermediaries/direct clients and that risk surveys are carried out where necessary.
    * Process claims in a timely and accurate manner in line with the terms and conditions of the policy.
    * Review all claims to ensure that no fraudulent claims are paid.
    * Perform any other duties as required.

Necessary Qualifications:

    * Bachelors of Commerce degree or equivalent.
    * ACII Professional certification or reasonable progress to completion.
    * At least 3 years experience in related field.
    * Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
    * High level of integrity.
    * Attentive to detail and has analytical skills.
    * Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
    * Computer Literacy in Ms Office Suite of packages.

Key competences for the role:

    * Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
    * Ability to work in a fast paced and highly entrepreneurial environment.
    * Excellent written and verbal communication skills including note taking and summarizing skills and the ability to communicate well at all levels in a clear, appropriate and timely manner.
    * Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
    * Strong team player with excellent leadership skills.
    * Customer focus and orientation.

Performance standards:

    * Strong work ethic.
    * Ensure productivity and performance is achieved and exceeded.
    * Expenditure in area of influence maintained within approved budget.
    * Correct and timely provision of information.
    * Lack of complaints from clients and insurance.
    * Compliance with statutory authorities and regulatory requirements.
    * Systems/procedures within the section working properly.

How to Apply: If interested, please submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and application letter with copies of your academic papers to;

NFT Consult – Uganda,Kisozi Complex, Plot 6/8 Kyaggwe Road, Nakasero
Tel: +256 0414237904 / 24, 0312266904

If applying online, please send an email to BritishAmericanjobs@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "Underwriting & Claims Assistant")

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY; please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.

Deadline: 15/3/2011


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