Sanlam – Underwriting Officer.

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Sanlam General is the fastest growing General Insurance Company in Kenya.

Sanlam General is a member of the Sanlam Group, which is the largest Non-Bank Financial Institution in Africa & has the largest insurance footprint in Africa.

We invite suitable candidates to apply for the following job opportunity:

Job Title: Underwriting Officer
Business Unit: Sanlam General Insurance Limited
Reporting to: Underwriting Supervisor
Advertisement closing date:18 May 2022

The role will be responsible for analysing and assessing the risk
presented to the organization through the proposal submitted
and based on the underwriting guidelines provided by the

Primary responsibilities:
• Evaluating risks proposed and prescribe rates and terms to commensurate with level of risk before acceptance;
• Preparing and processing debits/credits endorsements for both renewals and new business;
• Reviewing renewal notices based on claims experience;
• Issuing and signing policy documents;
• Providing quotations to intermediaries and clients;
• Processing premium refunds to customers;
• Processing Insurance premium finance cancellation notices and refunds to banks;
• Risk champion for the finance department and intermediate between finance and risk and compliance department.
• Responding and attending to customer enquiries;
• Preparing monthly reports i.e loss ratio’s, renewal notices, lapse reports.
• Reconciling of underwriting issues;
• Issuing certificates, yellow cards and cover notes for intermediaries allocated;
• Cancellation of polices due to non – payment of premiums.

Minimum qualifications
Academic Qualification
• Bachelor’s degree in Business / Insurance or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

• Minimum of two (2) years’ relevant experience.

Skills and Attributes
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• Excellent planning and organizational skills;
• Ability to work under pressure;
• Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
• Knowledgeable with industry rules and regulations; and
• Results driven and customer focused.

Strong preference will be given to candidates with the requisite
qualifications, skills and experience. If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please submit your detailed curriculum through email address: by close of business on 18 May 2022.
The job title should be clearly indicated as the email reference.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted



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