Business Development Officer â Kenya
The world is changing faster than ever. What was true yesterday may not be true tomorrow. Come and be part of our story as our Business Development Officer (Broker Channel) - Kenya. AIG is a leading global insurance organization. Our diverse offerings include products and services that help business and individuals protect their assets and manage risks.
American International Groupsâ businesses have over 100 years of experience globally. AIGâs local subsidiary AIG Kenya Insurance Co. Ltd has over 50 years of experience in General Insurance and are proud to offer AIGâs innovative and tailored products and solutions.
Your contribution at AIG
Reporting to the Head of Distribution, the Business Development Officer will closely collaborate with different business departments such as Auto, Accident & Health, SME, Casualty and Financial Lines and the producers who promotes AIG products.
The main role of a BDO is to drive and meet producer business objectives, and at the same time, help them meet their goals. Thus, it is important that the BDO understands the company sales process (product, underwriting appetite, compliance, claims, service process) and the external market environment (customer buying trends, competitor's strength, and weaknesses).
Duties & Responsibilities: -
Sales ManagementTo demonstrate sound and strict sales management discipline over your portfolio through a planned and focused business review program/goal setting on selected producers To be proficient with sales numbers through weekly tracking and measuring of production trends to ensure budget are met.
Business Development & RetentionTo drive and work with producers and underwriters to identify new business opportunities and procure new business. To work with producers to identify business opportunities and build accounts pipeline through the producerâs networks and clientele base. To accompany producers for presentations and client visits. To work with producers and underwriters to achieve targeted retention ratio. To work with producers to target profitable market and secure healthy business portfolio and business mix.
Reactivation & ProductivityTo reactivate & engage dormant producers to increase overall activity ratio. To support and execute activities to achieve targeted productivity ratio. To develop producerâs career with AIG through business expansion, progression, and succession planning
Training & EngagementTo supplement core training curriculum to ensure producers under your care are competent to professionally represent our business. To organize and participate in regular producer engagement events.
Campaign ManagementTo initiate and execute sales campaigns to create opportunities for new business and/or renewal business through cross sell, up sell and portfolio analysis. To support campaigns through your sales activities in order to achieve campaign objectives.
RecruitmentTo achieve recruitment target â new entrants, new Line of Business producers and upgrades of producer tier. To support and execute activities to achieve recruitment target.
What weâre looking for:Bachelorâs degree in Marketing/Insurance or Business from a recognized institution. Insurance Technical Qualifications CII/ACII or AIIK
Technical Skills and Expertise:-Experience in General Insurance industry with good knowledge of Consumer and Commercial products At least 7 years of sales and marketing experience in Insurance or other relevant industry. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build credibility quickly with new producers/clients. High energy and self-driven to meet sales targets. Adaptable and able to work independently and under pressure. People management skills and ability to deal with different stakeholders within the company. A self-starter, results-oriented and independent individual. Strong communication and persuasion skills. Possess initiative, creativity and able to âthink-out-of-the-boxâ. Demonstrate problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up one's sleeves to get the job done. Demonstrate experience driving growth through innovation â use of data analytics and insights in decision making.
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates are committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and its policies and procedures reflect this commitment. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories such as sexual orientation. At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission â creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.
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