Sanlam Uganda Jobs 2021 – No Experience Underwriting Assistants

Sanlam Uganda Jobs 2021

Job Title: No Experience Underwriting Assistants – Sanlam Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Sanlam Life Insurance Uganda Limited

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Underwriting Manager



Sanlam Life Insurance Uganda Limited Profile

Sanlam Life Insurance Uganda Limited (SLUL), one of the Leading Life Insurance Companies in Uganda is seeking to recruit a highly versatile and passionate Business Development Leader to drive our business growth through establishing a robust sales strategy for our retail (Individual life) products, serving our customers effectively as well as building and maintaining good relationships with the key stakeholders within the respective regions.



Job Summary:

  • To ensure prudent and profitable underwriting activities to achieve set targets.
  • To ensure prudent underwriting and adherence to all company procedures.
  • To make sure additional reinsurance cover is sought and confirmed whenever required.
  • To improve and maintain a service level that exceeds customer expectations and competition



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Examining information availed (on proposal forms and broker risk notes) to determine whether we should take up the risk or not and at what terms in accordance to Company guidelines.
  • Make sure risks underwritten are within the Company capacity if not making sure facultative reinsurance is placed in liaison with the Underwriting Manager.
  • Responsible for underwriting and pricing accounts in accordance with SGUI underwriting standards and underwriting authority level.
  • Carrying out risk inspections for motor especially and non-motor where required and giving appropriate recommendations to the Underwriting Manager.
  • Preparation of documentation of new business, adjustments and renewals.
  • Sending out renewal notices within 60Days of the next renewal.
  • Analysing policy by policy claims performance to make sure poor-performing clients are not renewed on the same terms.
  • Attending to businesses that come through the brokers in liaison with the Underwriting Manager.
  • Attend to day to day data entry of confirmed production into the PREMIA System and ensure accurately and correct debiting & crediting of funds in the system
  • Ensure that the team is adhering to the credit policy



Minimum Qualifications

  • 2nd upper or First-class degree preferably in business, accounting, actuarial science, mathematics and the like;
  • Willingness to learn with a good attitude
  • Good Interpersonal Skills and Numeracy; and Good knowledge of the use of computers and commonly used packages
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines;


  • The ability to absorb technical information
  • An analytical mind
  • The ability to make decisions
  • Numeracy
  • Sound judgment;
  • Willingness to work using your own initiative;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • to negotiate terms with brokers


  • Good interpersonal skills (team player) within SGUI and with client interaction
  • Good planning ability
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Strong communication and written skills
  • Strong time-management skills



How To Apply for Sanlam Uganda Jobs 2021

If you qualify, please send a detailed Curriculum Vitae with the relevant academic qualifications as one attachment to Late submissions will not be considered.

Deadline: 6th November 2021



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