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Business Development Officer at NICO Life Insurance Company Limited

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NICO Life Insurance Company Limited

NICO Life Insurance Company Limited (NICO Life), a leading provider of innovative life insurance solutions, is an equal opportunity employer and diversity is an integral part of our Business, History, Culture, and Identity. Inclusion is the way we treat and perceive all differences, and all forms of diversity are seen as real value for the Company.

NICO Life seeks to recruit a suitably qualified person to fill the position of Business Development Officer. The position is tenable in Lilongwe. Reporting to the Business Development Manager, the successful candidate’s key performance areas will be:

1. Business Development Planning – Based on allocated targets, identifying and analysing business growth opportunities, and developing appropriate strategies for business growth.
2. Business development, growth, and customer acquisition Setting prospects priorities and service standards to achieve new business, ensuring that acquisition initiatives and targets are met, generating proposals that increase value to the company, and soliciting and following up on sales pipelines.
3. Client service support – Post sales servicing of new business clients, ensuring adherence to client service level agreements, provision of advisory services to existing and prospective clients, and ensuring resolution of clients’ complaints and queries.
4. Business intelligence Reporting on market intelligence, conducting research on products and service offerings, identifying product and service gaps in the market.

The successful candidate will be accountable for:

a) Allocated new business targets.
b) Quality onboarding.
c) Market research and intelligence. d) Post sales service.
e) Weekly reporting.


a) Strong interpersonal skills.
b) A self-starter and self-motivated individual.
c) Results driven
d) Analytical logical thinker with good problem-solving skills.
e) Ability to work on a wide range of deliverables at the same time.
f)Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
g) Ability to plan and organise in line with job requirements.
h) Excellent negotiation skills


1. A first university degree in Commerce, Sales, Marketing. Business Administration, or any of the Social Sciences from reputable and recognized university.
2. A good understanding of life insurance business.
3. At least four (4) years’ experience in Business Development or Sales and Marketing, two (2) of which must have been in a similar role.


Method Of Application

Applications and curriculum vitae including names and contacts of three traceable referees must reach the address below by 10th November 2023 either by post or email at

Human Resources Business Partner
NICO Life Insurance Company Limited
P.O. Box 3044,

Only short-listed applicants will be acknowledged.

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