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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) Special Project Assistant Job in Kenya

Established by African States with the support from the World Bank and the African Development Bank, the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) is a multilateral insurer headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.
ATI’s mandate is to promote and develop trade and investments for and within African countries by offering insurance services.
Exciting entry position have arisen in the following role:
Special Project Assistant
The Special Project Assistant will work in the underwriting operations department of ATI within the portfolio services team and will be reporting to the Chief Underwriting Officer
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide necessary support to the Underwriting (UW) System Project Team in day-to-day tasks: draft correspondence, collect, compile and distribute all data activities
  • Organize and co-ordinate meetings according to the UW project agenda, including logistics and taking minutes
  • Prepare and follow-up on correspondence, presentation, project documents and/or reports as required
  • Facilitate the documents issue process in the UW system
  • Act as an interface between the project stakeholders and the project manager
  • Coordinate the generation of reports from the UW system (in cooperation with the ICT Specialist)
  • Monitor and track project milestones for UW system improvement and ensure that requirements and deadlines are met
  • Carry out the user acceptance testing of the UW system
  • Quality assurance – monitoring of the quality and quantity of the input in the UW system by end users
  • Principal point of contact with the suppliers of the UW system, follow up on errors, prepare specifications for improvements and further developments
  • Develop and update the end user manual for the UW system, training and coaching of the end users
  • Develop and implement workflows
  • Develop and implement template documents to be generated from the UW system
  • Develop and generate standard and ad hoc reports from the UW system
  • Support the members of the portfolio management team as needed
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Seeking candidates should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Risk, Actuarial Science or other relevant fields
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ work experience in a comparable responsibility
  • Hard worker, quick learner, and ability to assume responsibility
  • Ability to work efficiently within team environments and as an individual contributor
  • Strong written, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • Ability to learn new software applications rapidly
  • Strength in analysing, researching, organizing, and problem solving
  • Strong MS Word, Excel and Power Point skills
How to Apply
Please submit an application letter, Personal History Form (this may be downloaded HERE),CV, details of your current remuneration package and three references to
The closing date for application is 22nd March, 2017 at Midnight, Nairobi time.
Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements and submitting applications in compliance with point 1-3 above will be  considered for this position and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The African Trade Insurance Agency offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a collegial working environment commensurate with other multilaterals.
ATI reserves the right not to make any appointment to the above vacancies, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
Please note that canvassing will disqualify you from consideration in these roles.

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