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Dennis Gechure

Dennis Gechure

Pensions Administrator/ Insurance Professional
Nairobi, Nairobi Area

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About Dennis Gechure:

I  am  an Economics& Statistics graduate with 9 years of experience in Life &Pensions seeking a career position to further develop my expertise and experience in retirement benefits.

Experience

Principal Officer: Denivest Insurance Agency

March 2020 to Date

  • Calculate premiums and guide prospective clients on modes of payment.
  • Establish a collaborative relationship with prospective clients from various sources such as networking, cold calling, and referrals.
  • Help clients to report claims and ensure that claim files are submitted in due time and ensure that they are settled.
  • Recommend risk management strategies that fit clients' personal risk profiles.
  • Prepare and present detailed reports on the progress of initiatives to management.
  • Complete administrative tasks including maintaining records and handling policy renewals.
  • Track insurance claims to ensure client and company satisfaction.
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of different policies to promote the sale of insurance plans.
  • Create and implement marketing strategies to compete with other individuals or insurance companies.
  • Respond to clients’ insurance-related questions and issues.

 

 

Retirement Benefits & Individual Life Claims settlement Officer: Jubilee Life Insurance Company Ltd

February 2019 to March 2020

  • Auditing of individual life accounts to determine those records that need to be forwarded to Unclaimed Assets Authority.
  • Processing of retirement benefits of those members who have retired or ended their contracts.
  • Processing of the matured or surrendered individual life claims.
  • Processing of the loans applied by the existing individual life members.
  • Offering post-retirement advice to the retiring individuals and recommend accurate post-retirement products.
  • Keeping proper records of both individual Pension and individual Life members.
  • Reconciliation of contributions and premiums statements to ensure that they are accurate before making any payments.
  • Sending out policy maturity notifications to individual Life members.

Pensions Administrator: Jubilee Insurance Company of Kenya Ltd

September 2013 to February 2019

  • Conserving existing business by offering alternative products, cross sell and following up leads for new business. 
  • Building strong business relationships with existing clients and Marketing Jubilee insurance products. 
  • Ensuring the personal pension plan scheme is managed and administered in full compliance of existing legislation.
  • Maintaining accurate records for the retirement benefits clients. 
  • Providing superior services to Retirement Benefit clients. 
  • Processing of payments, member statements, opening of new member accounts and other benefits within the set service standards. 
  • Organizing and executing member education and AGMs.
  • Help in yearly scheme audit and execution of quarterly returns to RBA.

 

Life & Pensions Administrator: Eagle Africa Insurance Brokers Ltd

December 2012 to September 2013

  • Registration of new members. 
  • Handling members' complaints.
  • Marketing of the pension product. 
  • Day to day administration of pension schemes including Mbao Pension Scheme. 
  • Liaising with the pension division on matters affecting members.
  • Onboarding of new Group life members
  • Facilitation of settlement of group life claims.
  • Organizing of end of year AGMs.

 

Data Processor: Jubilee Insurance Company of Kenya Ltd

April 2011 to November 2012

  • Posting of pension contributions.
  • Preparation of policy documents. 
  • Data entry.
  • Mailing of documents such as statements and membership documents to members.
  • Data processing. 
  • Filing receipts and policy documents in the pensions department.

 

Head Clerk: Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission

January 2010 to July 2010

  • Oversee the training of registration clerks and registration of voters within the stipulated period of the exercise at ward level. 
  • Ensure efficient distribution and use of voter registration materials at ward level. 
  • Monitor and ensure accurate entry of voter details and use of voter registration materials.
  • Oversee the inspection and correction of the Voter Register at ward level.
  • Ensure safe custody of all registration materials during the registration exercise. 
  • Compile and account for all registration materials.
  • Submit periodic reports and a comprehensive report on the voter registration process to the constituency returning officers.

Education

EDUCATION BACKGROUND

2015: Kenyatta University

Masters of Economics (Econometrics) (continuing).

2007-2012: Kenyatta University

Bachelor of Economics & Statistics

2001-2005: Mwongori Secondary School

            KCSE (B+)

 

PROFESSIONAL CERIFICATES

  • Certified Retirements Benefits Trustee -Trustee Development Program Kenya (2014)-College of Insurance.
  • Pension skills Upgrade Training- Association of Kenya Insurers (2015)-College of Insurance.
  • Executive Certificate of Proficiency in insurance college of Insurance (2021)-College of Insurance.
  • Fire Safety Training-Jubilee Insurance (2018)-Jubilee Insurance Company In-house training.
  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management systems Awareness & Internal Auditors course-Bureau Veritas. (2018)
  • Customer experience workshop Axcellentia Premium Services-Jubilee Insurance In-house training.

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