JOB TITLE: Underwriting Manager


The Position
The UW Manager will play a crucial role in Developing, implementing and monitoring short and long term objectives, policies and standard operating procedures for the department in accordance with industry standards to ensure the department remains competitive and relevant in the industry, Establish and promote healthy business processes that ensure efficient and effective client delivery within set expectations and agreed performance standards in the department.

Overall Job Purpose:
To oversee and coordinate the ur1d~ntlng function of the general business with the aim of achieving and' sustaining professionalism, world class standards of efficiency and service to clients through implementation of best practices of risk assessment, risk acceptance and service thereby achieving ultimate shareholder value

• Operation Process Management
• People Management
• Customer Centricity
• Management Reporting
• Risk Management

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor's degree in insurance,
• ACII qualification would be an advantage
• Specialist in general business underwriting and or claims management
• 5 years experience 3 of which should be at management level in a busy high performing general business insurance operation,
• In depth understand of local Insurance laws, practices and regulatory requirements in Tanzania

Knowledge and Skills:
• Computer Literacy Level: (Solid)
• Good communication and presentation skills at a senior level
• Strategic planning, budgeting and management experience
• Ability to work under pressure
• Analytical skills
• Management skills
• Customer service skills
• Problem solving skills

• Adapting and responding to change
• Applying expertise and technology
• Persuading 'and influencing
• Leading and supervising
• Working with people
• Planning and organizing
• Adhering to principles and values
• Delivering results and meeting customer expectations

Special work requirements:
• Office based environment
• Domestic travel will be required
• Conflict management and resolution with staff and stakeholders,

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should send a detailed CV and copies of professional/educational certificates by Monday the 28th November, 2016 Apply to: First Assurance Company Limited P.O.BOX 5799 DAR ES SALAAM Email:;