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Jubilee Insurance – Legal Officer

POSITION: LEGAL OFFICER – CLAIMS-GENERAL DEPARTMENT-

Jubilee Insurance was established in August 1937, as the first locally incorporated

Insurance Company based in Mombasa in 1937. Jubilee Insurance has spread its sphere of influence throughout the region to become the largest Composite insurer in East Africa, handling Life, Pensions, general and Medical insurance. Today, Jubilee is the number one insurer in East Africa with over 450,000 clients.

Jubilee Insurance has a network of offices in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Mauritius. It is the only ISO certified insurance group listed on the three East Africa stock exchanges – The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange. Its regional offices are highly rated on leadership, quality and risk management and have been awarded an AA- in Kenya and Uganda, and an A+ in Tanzania. For more information, visit

http://www.JubileeInsurance.com.

We currently have an exciting career opportunity for Legal Officer-The post holders will report to the Claims Manager – Legal and will be based in the Head Office.

Role Purpose.

Assisting in the management of all third party claims in all aspects of legal performance of the Company.

Responsibilities

. Determining adequacy of reserves for Third Party Claims and ensuring the same are booked with accounts

. Negotiating settlements out of court

. Giving legal advice to various Departments of the Company dealing with legal issues

. Drafting, vetting and approving legal documents

. Assisting in debt recovery

. following up with witnesses for cases filed in court

. Attending court as and when required by lawyers

. Liaising with the external Advocates on cases filed in court

. Researching on legal cases for purposes of processing claims

. Reviewing and assessing Third Party Claims

. Ensuring witnesses attend court

. Following up on recovery cases in court

Key competencies

1. Visionary Leadership

2. Entrepreneur Spirit

3. Market Awareness

4. Customer Focus

5. Continuous Innovation

6. Ownership & Commitment

7. Team Spirit

Qualification and Experience

Academic Qualifications

1. Bachelors of Law Degree

2. Admitted Advocate of the High Court with a current practicing certificate

3. Proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite and packages.

Functional Skills.

1. Information management

2. Compliance and risk management

Relevant Experience.

Minimum 2 years’ experience in a large and reputable firm/ Organization

Application Deadline 26-April 2017


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