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Technical Officer (Non-life Insurance) Job at Uganda Insurers Association ( UIA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Technical Officer (Non-life Insurance)

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 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 (Non life Insurance) preferably with a minimum three (O3) years experience.
JOB TITLE: Technical Officer (Non-life Insurance)
Summary of Duties
Work towards the development and growth of the Non- Life insurance sector in Uganda.
Key Responsibilities include:
Work towards the development and promotion of non- life insurance in Uganda which shall include:
  • 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
  • Understanding the legislative and regulatory requirements and identifying areas for improvement or discussion, and proposed solutions, including MTPI, Workers Compensation insurance and Energy laws
  •  identifying lobbying for and driving consumer education projects and activities in order to create public awareness and understanding of non— life insurance.
  • Promoting technological advancement in the non- life insurance sector and modes of achieving it;
Support the Non-Life Technical Committee:-
  • Serve as Secretary to the Non-Life Technical Committee of the Association;
  • Guide the Committee in terms of priority actions & activities in the pest interests of the sector;
  •  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 Committees activities and their requirements and goals for the sector.
Support to the Association:
  • To 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.
  •  To assist the Association in pursuing professional and technical excellence amongst members in the non- life insurance business;
  • To collect, analyse and disseminate all information on non - life insurance for underwriting and general information purposes;
  • Liaise 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;
  •  Any other duties assigned from time and time.
Qualifications
  • Applicants should possess 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
Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.