Account Executive


Minet is recruiting an Account Executive, to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • General description of Position Servicing a portfolio of Corporate/commercial clients, generating new business in accordance with pre-determined new business budgets and growing the existing book of business
  • Pursuing and acquiring New Business in accordance with a pre-determined New Business Budget and ensure retention of existing book of business
  • Generating growth and new business from existing client accounts
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business and forge relationships with their senior management
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s insurance requirements and ensure that these are met
  • Provide professional and accurate advice pertaining to cover, exclusions, terms and conditions and ensuring clients are advised of any underwriting requirements in terms of their policies
  • Prepare and conduct renewal presentations
  • Liaising with Claims Team (especially on complex claims)
  • Providing excellent service to all our clients
  • Acquaintance and familiarization with the respective Insurer’s product offerings
  • Keep abreast of market trends within the insurance industry and be informed about competitors’ products
  • Build and maintain amicable and effective relationships within the entire insurance industry
  • Control stream income and profitability
  • Effective and continuous Credit Control (Accountability for premium collections)
  • Maintain and comply with Internal Business Procedures and Minimum Operating Standards Attend meetings and prescribed insurance related courses
  • Manage Support Staff
  • Generate own correspondence and maintain up to date flow of documentation
  • Compile and prepare monthly reports
  • Adhere to the minimum Quality and Service Standards as laid down by the Division
  • Continuous learning and professional development are essential
  • Educational Qualifications (compulsory):
  • Grade 12 with 25 points
  • COP (Certificate of Proficiency) OR Elements of Short-Term Insurance (minimum requirement)
  • An insurance qualification (over and above COP or Elements of Short-Term Insurance) would be an advantage
  • Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum of 5 years corporate/commercial broking experience, in a similar role, within the Short-Term Insurance Industry
  • A good track record within the insurance industry
  • Skills/Competencies:
  • Be professional, well groomed, and appropriately attired to create a good impression and be able to interact with people at all levels in society and form important business relations
  • Can conduct meetings and do presentations
  • Be able to plan effectively and utilise sound judgement when making decisions
  • Be reliable, self-motivated, have composure when dealing with demanding clients and have unquestionable integrity
  • Have a high work ethic and must have the ability to function effectively under pressure
  • Have good working technical knowledge of Short-Term Insurance at Commercial level
  • Be highly proficient in the full Microsoft Office Suite
  • Can work independently, cope with high volumes of work and perform under pressure
  • Have above average communication skills, both written and verbal (Afrikaans & English essential and it will be an advantage if you can understand/speak a third language e.g, Oshivambo / German, etc)
  • Be a team player, can build good relationships, support and actively participate in and contribute to any team initiatives
  • Have a professional approach, be reliable and take responsibility for problem solving
  • Be self-assured, display energy and enthusiasm whilst focusing on achieving goals
  • Have a basic understanding of the Financial Intelligence Act (FIA)
  • Special Requirements (compulsory):
  • A valid code 08 driver’s license, free of endorsements and own transport
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Have a sound financial background (ITC Report)
  • Police Clearance Certificate
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • This is not a comprehensive list of requirements and may be changed at any given time.
  • This position will comply with Minet Namibia (Pty) Ltd’s Affirmative Action Policy
  • Candidates not meeting the minimum requirements will not be considered
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
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  • Published 05.12.2023
  • Expires 06.12.2023
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