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Technical Officer (Life & Pension) Job at Uganda Insurers Association ( UIA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Technical Officer (Life & Pension)

Jobs at:
Uganda Insurers Association ( UIA )

Deadline of this Job:
December 1st 2017 at 5:00pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Uganda Insurers Association ( UIA ) is an umbrella body that promotes the development and expansion of sound insurance and reinsurance activities in Uganda. The Association is looking to recruit a competent person to fill the position of a Technical Officer (Life & Pensions) preferably with a minimum three (O3) years experience.
JOB TITLE: Technical Officer (Life & Pension)
Summary of Duties
Work towards the development and growth of the Life insurance sector in Uganda.
Key Responsibilities include-
Work towards the development and promotion of life insurance in Uganda which shall include:
  •  The review, study and evaluation of all matters pertaining to life and pension business;
  • Promoting technological advancement in the life insurance sector and modes of achieving it:
  • Understanding the legislative and regulatory requirements and identifying areas for improvement or discussion, and proposed solutions;
  • identifying lobbying for and driving consumer education projects and activities in order to create public awareness and understanding of life insurance.
Support the life and pensions committee
  • Serve as secretary to the life and pensions technical committee of the Association
  • Guide the committee in terms of priority actions & activities in the best interest of the sector.
  •  Inform the committee of all developments pertaining to life and pensions discussed at the Executive Committee (EC) level;
  • Responsible for the execution of Committee actions/ activities and events as decided by the Committee;
  •  Assist the Committee in compiling business cases and feedback to the EC where required and especially where funding is required for certain projects;
  •  Liaise 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;
  • Serve as Secretary to the Medical insurers Committee
  • To advocate for a favorable legislative Framework for the life & medical insurance industry in Uganda;
  • To assist the Association in pursuing professional and technical excellence amongst members in the life & medical insurance business,
  •  To collect analyse and disseminate all information on both we Bud Pensions and medical insurance for underwriting and general information purposes;
  •  Liaise with other regional and international institutions to enable the life and medical insurance industry keep in line with global and regional practices;
  •  Ensure that training according to identified needs is carried out on a regular basis to support the sector;
  •  Assist in managing the Association website, including timely updates;
  •  Assist in the compilation of the Association Activity Report, on an Annual basis Any other duties assigned from time and time.

Qualifications
  • Applicants should posses an honors degree in Insurance or a business development related discipline. A professional qualification in insurance Will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of three years experience at management level with a reputable Insurance Company
  •  Must posses excellent analytical and communication skills
Job application procedure
Please submit your application with a curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic and relevant certificates plus contact addresses of (O3) 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