Smart Partners Consulting Limited is a leading indigenous HR Consulting Firm in Nigeria located in Lagos with services offered in Recruitment, Outsourcing, Training and HR Consulting. We are a growing firm providing services to top leading companies across the Oil & Gas, IT, Banking Industries and many others using our world class recruiting process with vibrant, talented and passionate team.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Insurance Underwriter Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Purpose

  • Ensure quality underwriting and claims management for all classes of Insurance, prompt and error-free documentation of policies to achieve superior customer service delivery.
  • Generating new business opportunities for the company.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works closely with brokers to ensure service goals are met
  • Day-to-day underwriting operations by establishing priorities, adjusting quotes when necessary, to have competitive edge over other industry players while ensuring adherence to laid down underwriting standards.
  • Conduct underwriting audits and other technical quality review programs
  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data prepared and obtain approval for risk selection and acceptance, coverage, and price.
  • Actively manage a set of team assigned to you, deliver timely, high quality and profitable services.
  • Develop and maintain effective business relationships with internal and external customers in order to attract develop and retain profitable businesses.
  • Participate with senior management in department and business unit-wide initiatives around product development, processes, underwriting policy and strategy; recommend/implement changes to improve productivity, profitability and business growth.
  • Assessing, gathering background information & forming opinion on insurance proposals
  • Liaise with other departments to resolve issues and create business efficiencies
  • Establish and manage departmental business processes.
  • Interfacing with actuarial consultant on technical matters

Qualifications

  • First degree (Minimum of Second Class Lower degree) in Insurance, or any related field
  • Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Candidate must be an Associate of CIIN
  • Minimum of 6 years relevant experience in insurance underwriting and claims management.
  • High proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel.

Skills/Competencies:

  • Demonstrable understanding of the underwriting concepts, principles, practices, and procedures
  • Proven Insurance Underwriting Skills
  • Confident decision making skills
  • Excellent knowledge of life insurance policies
  • Proven numeracy and statistical skills
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • High Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications most especially in Microsoft Excel tool.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional leadership skills

Application Closing Date
30th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in Ms Word or PDF format to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.