Jubilee Insurance – Data & BI Engineer (Contract).

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Data & BI Engineer (Contract)



Jubilee Insurance was established in August 1937, as the first locally incorporated Insurance Company based in Mombasa. 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 www.JubileeInsurance.com.

We currently have an exciting career opportunity for Data & BI Engineer. The position holder will report to the Finance Manager, IFRS17 and will be based at Head Office in Nairobi.

Role Purpose

The role holder will be responsible for designing and delivery of a Data and BI engineering solutions to support the implementation of IFRS 17 developments, integrations and changes on Jubilee’s long term and short-term core business systems across the East African region and across multiple instances of UAT environments and production to meet IFRS 17 requirements.

The role holder will leverage on strategic planning, business analysis and technical knowledge of data engineering, tools, and data architecture definition and align these to meet IFRS 17 requirements.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure IT infrastructure including the cloud computing required for IFRS 17 is readily available and functioning optimally across the region
  2. Using architectures, data and BI engineering techniques to design and provide tools dedicated to data extraction, transformation, Loading, analysis, and enhancement with regards to IFRS 17 requirements.
  3. Ensure data fields required by the various systems for actuarial valuation and financial reporting are available and in the required formats.
  4. Carry out daily inter-system data validation to ensure data completeness, accuracy and credibility of data stored within and between the systems.
  5. Put controls within the systems to enforce 100% compliance with data requirements with regards to IFRS 17 across the region.
  6. Redesign and continuously customize the BI reports for IFRS 17 purposes as guided.
  7. Contribute to build & maintain the global database to ease exploitation of data.
  8. Take part in the strategic alignment of IFRS 17 to Group’s Data Strategic plans.
  9. Ensure compliance with policies related to Data Management and Data Protection, in close relationship with the Data Protection Officer, Security & Risk regulation teams
  10. Create all required IFRS 17 reports as guided.
  11. Ensure regular system review to identify any discrepancies during and after system implementation regionally.
  12. Lead and execute a systems integration between the core policy administration systems, actuarial system & IFRS 17 engine, OFA system and the data repository.
  13. Conduct System Integration Testing (SIT) and provide UAT support as defined by the vendor to ensure all modules are functioning properly and data integrity is preserved between modules and between integrated systems across the region.
  14. Work with the system vendor in conducting support Users’ Acceptance Test (UAT) and user training and manage end-to-end system and User Acceptance Testing.
  15. Act as tech lead / expert in liaison with the IT teams from both sides on system implementation, system integration, system upgrades and all other IT matters pertaining to IFRS 17.
  16. Together with the system vendor’s IT team, implement test plans for functional application areas and ensure testing failures that may be identified are rectified and inform on system testing progress.
  17. Together with the system vendor’s IT team, conduct the required functionalities and regression tests for the actuarial system and IFRS 17 engine and report issues for follow up.
  18. Collate, analyse, and action feedback from the system vendor regarding IT issues to ensure the IFRS 17 project is on schedule regarding system implementation.
  19. Ensure a certificate of completion of data movement is shared daily end of day with the CFOs and internal auditor and co-ordinate data and systems audit assessments.
  20. Collaborate with the larger data team & IT departments (functional, data, solution and technical architects, data scientists, innovators, business experts, business analysts, BI developers) across the region.\

Key Competencies

  1. Entrepreneur Spirit
  2. Customer Focus
  3. Continuous Innovation
  4. Ownership & Commitment
  5. Team Spirit


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Software Engineering, Engineering, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or any other related quantitative field.
  2. Python/R integration (preferred)

Relevant Experience

  1. Technical knowledge of core insurance system solutions pertaining Life, Pension & Health insurance operations.
  2. Ability to coordinate and handle server, database, data storage and general IT architectural designs.
  3. Proven experience (2+ years) writing complex SQL / NoSQL statements and ETL processes
  4. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in BI developments with a preference for the finance or insurance industry.
  5. Proven experience (2+ years) on Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Elastic, etc.
  6. Development & coding design in parallelized/distributed environments, preferably in cloud environment (AWS / Azure)

If you are qualified and seeking an exciting new challenge, please apply via Recruitment@jubileekenya.com quoting the Job Reference Number and Position by 16th January 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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