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Principal Insurance Officer

  • Post-graduate education
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reporting to the Head of Litigation and Disputes the job holder is responsible for discharging the function of steering insurance services to the best advantage of the Authority. In addition, the job holder carries out risk assessment and draws up a risk management programme for the Authority such that residual risks that cannot be managed are transferred via insurance

Applicants will also be expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya. Specifically,they must obtain and submit the following certification:
  1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  2. Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Application Procedure
If your career profile matches the requirements of any of the above positions, please submit your application with a detailed curriculum vitae indicating your qualifications, experience, present position, e-mail address and mobile telephone number with copies of certificates, testimonials and Identity Card.


  1. Identifying assess and developing a risk profile for the corporation
  2. Advising Management on various changes in the Insurance Industry
  3. Arranging Insurances for those risks that can be transferred vide insurance
  4. Confirming the review of the risks and proposing new risks exposures and striking out risks whose relevance has been outdated
  5. Arranging for inspections and surveys
  6. Liaising with Insurance Brokers to arrange for independent experts in the case of disputes and attending to dispute tribunals where necessary
  7. Participating in insurance tenders for awards of covers and advising on the same.
  8. Representing the Corporation in various insurance forums where the Corporation is requested to participate.
  9. Reviewing insurance for the various risks
  10. Liaising with other Departments to get feedback on levels of protection offered
  11. Ensuring implementation of risk prevention measures recommended by experts

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Mombasa
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Risk management; General insurance; Market research, intelligence; Risk analysis; Programme management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenya Ports Authority

Transportation, logistics, storageCompany size: 500-1000 people

Established in January 1978 under an Act of Parliament, KPA is mandated to manage and operate the Port of Mombasa and all scheduled seaports along Kenya’s coastline that include Lamu, Malindi, Kilifi, Mtwapa, Kiunga, Shimoni, Funzi and Vanga. In addition, the Authority manages Inland Waterways as well as Inland Container Depots at Embakasi, Eldoret and Kisumu.

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