Reinsurance Officer

The job holder will assist in the implementation of the company’s reinsurance programme, based on overall company’s objectives, underwriting and reinsurance philosophy. He/she will also manage the expectations of all reinsurance stakeholders.

Principle Acountabilities

Assist in delivering effective reinsurance services to the business in line with the company reinsurance philosophy.
Assist in the design, negotiation and renewal of reinsurance treaties in line with the business needs and regulatory guidelines.
Regular review of the reinsurance premium register to ensure risks are ceded optimally and in line with the reinsurance arrangements in place.
Ensure timely issuance of reinsurance documentation such as facultative credit notes and any other closings, immediately after risk renewal/inception and ensure sign-off.
Ensure treaty parameters are correctly set up and are properly functioning.
Seek for competitive terms and special acceptance for treaty excluded risks from the reinsurers, either directly or through reinsurance brokers
Support the servicing and growth of facultative inwards business.
Establish and maintain relationships with reinsurers and reinsurance brokers to cultivate goodwill for business.
Prepare reinsurance underwriting and claims statistics/proposals on a regular basis.
Ensure timely preparation and submission of reinsurance periodical returns in line with treaty terms and conditions
Maintain a good record of treaty contracts and facultative placement slips.
Any other duties assigned.

Qualifications & Experience

1st Degree, ACII/Considerable progression.
5 years’ experience in a similar role
Knowledge and functions on administration of reinsurance (treaty & facultative)


Claims Recovery – Prepare and forward claims documentation to re-insurers/reinsurance brokers and follow up on timely payment.
Ensure timely facultative placement of any risks beyond company’s capacity with approved securities
Ensure compliance with statutory requirements governing risks placements and timely reinsurance data submission to the IRA.
Ensure compliance to internal company policies.
Ensure timely settlement of reinsurance premiums, both treaty and facultative.
Assist in reconciliations of facultative and treaty premiums and claims.
Ensure that all risks accepted are properly reinsured in line with the reissuance contracts in place and the company reinsurance strategy document


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About Old Mutual Kenya

Old Mutual Kenya is based in Nairobi and is part of a larger group that offers solutions in long-term savings, asset management and investment. We offer solutions to individuals and corporates underpinned by our core values which are: Respect, Integrity, Accountability and Pushing beyond boundaries.