Directline Assurance Claims Manager Job in Kenya 2019
Job Employment Kenya: Directline Assurance Claims Manager Job in Kenya 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Directline Assurance Company

We are looking for a motivated and qualified professional to fill the position of Claims Manager.

Overall Purpose of the Job: The Claims Manager is responsible for providing leadership and ensuring smooth running of the Claims Department.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Strategy

  • Lead in development and implementation of the legal strategy in order to minimize loss ratio.
  • Develop & implement negotiation strategy to ensure timely settlement of genuine claims within set parameters.
  • Analysis of claims documents to detect fraud.
  • Adequate court preparation and assign advocate based on competence.
  • Oversea court clerk to ensure court proceedings are received on time.
  • Review legal defense strategy to ensure that minimum liability is apportioned to the company or ensure the suits are dismissed.
  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment, and advising the company on the impact of such changes.
  • Develop and manage strategic relationship with internal & external stakeholders.

Leadership

  • Manage and offer guidance to the Claims team to enhance the quality of their work.
  • Manage and offer guidance to the legal team to enhance the quality of their work.
  • Review and constantly improve workflows and business processes to ensure accuracy and effectiveness
  • Conduct audit of the handling of the Companies matters in court
  • Maintain highest level of confidentiality concerning the sensitive, strategic and integral legal & other information, data, decisions and developments taking place at the company.
  • Ensure accurate preparation, and timely submission of claim reports to management and the Board.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Person Specifications

Academic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferably MBA will be an added advantage
  • University degree in Law, Business Administration or equivalent from an institution recognized by Commission for Higher Education

Professional Qualifications

  • Diploma in Law (KSL);
  • Member of ICPA(K)

Experience

  • MUST have at least five (5) years’ experience in Claims management preferably in a busy insurance company, three (3) of which must be at senior management level.
  • Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with at least 5 years’ post admission experience
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of contemporary claims management principles & practices and reporting
  • Business/Department strategy formulation and execution
  • Supervisory and leadership skills managing team/department performance and staff

Skills and Attributes

  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • High integrity and ethical level; Able to maintain utmost confidentiality of information in their possession
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated, confident and outgoing personality
  • Have great attention to detail and able to get things done to completion

Application Instructions

If you qualify for the above advertised role, kindly send us a detailed CV and Application Letter clearly demonstrating your fit as per the roles & responsibilities and the person specifications (academic/professional qualifications, experience, skills & attributes) listed above.

Applications that do not conform to the Application Instructions will not be considered.

Kindly send your application documents to human.resource@directline.co.ke to reach us on or before 5.00pm 1st March, 2019.

Job Summary:
Job Title

Claims Manager

Job Category

Business Administration

Job Type

FULL_TIME

Company / Organization

Directline Assurance Kenya

Approx. Salary

KShs

Job Opening Date

20190221

Job Expiry Date

20190302

Job Details
Job Location

Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya

N/A

Nairobi County

Kenya

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