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Underwriter – Reinsurance & Aviation at GA Insurance

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Job Description

Job Summary:

  • The role will be responsible for day to day administrative and technical underwriting responsibilities of the General Aviation portfolio and reinsurance activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Quote and bind risks written within the General Aviation underwriting guidelines and appetites.
  •  Assist in the underwriting and processing of new and renewable Aviation business in line with our underwriting appetite, authority limits and business plan.
  •  Track premium income bookings, meet expected figures and investigate any differences.
  •  Monitor aggregate exposures, assist in the modelling of the Aviation business, and manageand monitor portfolio metrics.
  •  Manage interactions between Underwriting and Reinsurance functions to ensure all outstanding queries are addressed.
  •  Oversee Broker business pipelines, preparing for and attending relationship meetings where appropriate.
  •  Attend technical presentations and training programs, both internally and externally, to enhance technical understanding of the Aviation product line.
  •  Actively engage in cross-selling opportunities where appropriate.
  •  Work in conjunction with the team ensure efficient working practices are in place and adhered to as per established underwriting guidelines.
  •  Assist management with building, running and monitoring exposure reports.
  •  To meet company standards in respect of policy documentation, timeframe for quoting new and renewal business and compliance issues.
  •  Attend to clients and resolve complaints.

Job Holder Specifications

Knowledge, skills and Abilities

  •  Aviation experience gained within an underwriting or broking environment.
  •  You will need to demonstrate a practical and common-sense approach to dealing with differing situations and an ability to tackle problems often against tight timeframes.
  •  Interest in Multinational programs.
  •  Excellent communication skills, with ability to build internal and external relationships.
  •  Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to follow-up independently and to effectively prioritise tasks.
  •  Strong customer service and sales skills – experience in dealing with brokers and other business partners considered an asset.
  •  Competency in Microsoft Office required, advanced capabilities in Excel and or Data/Analytical experience desirable.
  •  High quality underwriting and customer service skills required to handle complex coverage issues and challenging client relations.
  •  Strong knowledge of industry issues and trends required.
  •  Advanced analytical and mathematical proficiency preferred.
  •  Ability to demonstrate logical approach to processes and problem solving.
  •  Proven ability to solve problems independently and with success.
  •  Ability to work independently as well as being a strong team player, in a multi-task environment.
  •  Willingness to take professional development, insurance and aviation related courses necessary.

Credentials and Experience

  •  College / University degree or equivalent industry experience.
  •  ACII Holder
  •  A minimum of 3 years of aviation underwriting experience, or 5 years’ experience
  • dealing with aviation insurance from a non-underwriting background.

Method of Application

If you meet the above minimum requirements, send your c.v to careers@gakenya.com indicate the position applied for on the email subject line to be received on or before 22nd May 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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