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ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company) is a specialized institution of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) established to service and develop the insurance and reinsurance industry within the Region. We are seeking a high calibre and results-oriented professional to create growth, capacity, and competitive advantage in our business in the capacity of Risk & Loss Surveyor / Engineer. Duty station will be Nairobi, Kenya.

The role

To effect the mandate of the company in all aspects of Property Risk / Engineering surveys. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Risk & Loss Surveyor / Engineer will specifically: -

  • Carry out fire, engineering, and any other types of insurance risk surveys.
  • Carry out preliminary desktop and physical loss surveys.
  • Utilize the online risk survey and loss adjustment tool.
  • Assist with inputs to the technical underwriting team in the underwriting of mining and engineering risks.
  • Assist the Claims technical team in the assessment of large and complex claims.
  • Prepare reports detailing findings of surveys and recommend appropriate risk improvements.
  • Evaluate and review insurance proposals for engineering insurance risks and recommend terms and conditions commensurate with the risk exposure.
  • Provide technical support to underwriters, brokers, and insureds in all aspects of insurance risk management.
  • Participate in training of staff, cedants and other stakeholders in all aspects of insurance risk management.
  • Prepare and disseminate materials and / or literature on various aspects of insurance risk management.
  • Carry out other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

The person

The preferred candidate should have: -

  • BSC Engineering degree obtained from a recognized University.
  • Certification in risk surveying.
  • CII or other accredited insurance / reinsurance qualification.
  • Practical Risk Surveying knowledge with at least 5 years of practical experience in reputable institutions preferably Insurance / Reinsurance Companies.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player attributes.
  • High professionalism and integrity in line with ZEP-RE’sValues.
  • Demonstrated record of innovation.


Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit applications to the HR & Admin Manager by e-mail attaching a detailed CV, scanned copies of academic & professional qualifications, current remuneration and three referees by Wednesday 13th January 2021 to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ZEP-RE is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to gender equality in its staff.


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8th Floor, ZEP-RE Place,
Longonot Road, Upper Hill,
P.O Box 42769-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: +254-020 4973000/2738221

Cocody Canebiere, Cocody,
08 BP 3791 Abidjan 08,
Côte d’Ivoire,
Téléphone : +225 22 40 27 85 / +225 55 61 71 01

No. 54, Plot No. 356184,
Base Park (Diamond Park), Alick Nkhata Rd
P. O. Box 36966
Lusaka, Zambia
Telephone: +260 211 252586

16th Floor -North Wing, Joina City
Cnr Jason Moyo and Inez Terrace
Harare, Zimbabwe
Telephone: +263 4 777 929/932

Reinsurance House Building
P. O. Box 3224
Khartoum, Sudan
Telephone: +249 183 799357/8/9

Kampala, Uganda
Lourdel Towers, 5th Floor
Nakasero Kampala

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
UNDP Regional Services Centre, Ground Floor
Bole Olympia Roundabout behind Deluxe Furniture,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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