Underwriting Assistant (x3)

ZSIC General Insurance Limited

ZSIC General Insurance exists to optimise the provision of customer oriented insurance services guided by good corporate governance principles and best practice. An equal opportunity employer and a member of IDC Group of Companies, ZSIC General Insurance seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill up the following position:

UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT – (Reporting to the Underwriter)

One position-Lusaka,

One position – Kitwe

One Position-Chingola.


1. To assist checking proposal forms and other related documents prepared by the prospective clients to ensure details are correctly completed and decide to either accept or reject proposal form.
2. To inspect motor vehicles, properties and equipment to assess their state of condition.
3. To assist assessing the risks and give guidelines as to the underwriting terms and conditions and expectations for risks within own approval limit or recommend to superior for approval with regard to risks above own limit.
4. To prepare the Risk Profile for all portfolios’ for Third Party Insurance.
5. To inform the superior (Superintendent) if there is any business with sum insured which are beyond our underwriting capacity and inform Reinsurance Department using advice slips.


  • Marketing, Sales or Public Relations Practice
  • Good customer service practices
  • Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • General insurance
  • Insurance Act
  • PIA Regulations


  • Full Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Diploma in insurance
  • A member of the Zambia Institute of insurance



  • Possess working knowledge in Underwriting
  • Good team player
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in a similar position.
  • Ability to use initiative and good judgement in accomplishing tasks
  • Strong analytical thinking

Interested candidates who meet the minimum qualifications should apply to the Deputy Director – People Experience, ZSIC General Insurance Limited, Premium House, Independence Avenue, P.O. Box 30894, Lusaka, not later than 9th February 2024. Email to: [email protected]

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