Insurance and Risk Officer

--ENGIE Energy Access - TZ--

Requisition ID: 12200
About ENGIE Energy Access
ENGIE Energy Access is one of the leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions providers in Africa, with a mission to deliver affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy solutions and life-changing services with exceptional customer experience. The company is a result of the integration of Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol, and ENGIE PowerCorner; and develops innovative, off-grid solar solutions for homes, public services, and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy. 

The PAYGo solar home systems are financed through affordable installments from $0.19 per day and the mini-grids foster economic development by enabling electrical productive use and triggering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural communities. With over 1,700 employees, operations in 9 countries across Africa (Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia), over 1.5 million customers, and more than 7 million lives impacted so far, ENGIE Energy Access aims to remain the leading clean energy company, serving millions of customers across Africa by 2025.

Job Purpose /Mission
Throughout the countries and in line with the EEA Insurance Policy, you ensure that local risks are appropriately covered, you manage and coordinate implementation of ENGIE Group Insurance Programs in the region if relevant, and you develop, maintain and manage Local Insurance Programs. 


Implementation and management of insurance programs and relation with project insurance teams:

  • Support the design and implementation of EEA insurances
  • Coordinate the gathering of information
  • Arrange broker tender as the case may be
  • Manage and instruct EEA brokers
  • Ensure timely renewal of EEA insurances
  • Monitor claims handling including coordination of loss adjuster surveys
  • Adopt relevant reports towards EEA management
  • Contribute to risk exposure improvement, notably through :
  • Contractual review: procurement, partnership, construction, selling, financing, …
  • Technical prevention: identify major changes impacting risk profile, coordinate engineering surveys and recommendations follow-up
  • Ensure transparency of communication of insurance loss exposure analysis and insurance audits reports
  • Contribute to and support the internal control activities

Experience and skills 

  • At least 5 years of experience on energy-related topics, especially off-grid solutions
  • Strong interest in risks and insurances, with a clear understanding of the strategic and financial implications
  • Ability to adopt and comply with risks management and insurance methodologies and tools
  • Strong knowledge of its business perimeter and its future evolutions. The Insurance & Risk Officer should be able to understand the operational, budgetary, legal, ethical and environmental issues linked to entities business in his perimeter
  • Adaptable to company and business transformation, the Insurance & Risk Officer must also be open-minded and forward-looking about emerging risks


  • Professional level command of written and spoken English. French is an advantage
  • Strong Microsoft skills including Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • To fulfill the compliance requirements, the Insurance & Risk Officer must be rigorous, methodical, and independent
  • As a business partner, the Insurance & Risk Officer should be proactive to dialogue with the company top-managers and to challenge risks taken and their mitigation plans.
  • Moreover, he/she must be close to the operations and the other risk and project stakeholders within his/her perimeter and embody the role of ambassador of the risks and insurance topics within all projects
  • Excitement about EEA´s mission and deep desire to make an impact on off-grid financially underserved customers in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Demonstrates initiative and role model behavior in leading and empowering others
  • Has proficient skills in communicating information
  • Develops and maintains partnerships and collaborates with others in the team to build strong professional relationships.
  • Curiosity and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and international environment
  • Ability to consistently perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment


  • Master’s degree in a relevant field


  • English
  • French, German and/or Portuguese is a plus

We thank all applicants for their interest, however due to the large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

is an equal opportunity employer, promoting diversity and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. All applications are screened based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without any regard to origin, age, name, sexual identity, orientation or preference, religion, marital status, health, disability, political opinions, union involvement or citizenship. Our differences are our strengths!

Business Unit: GBU Flexible Gen & Retail
Division: Energy Access
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Type: Full - Time
Professional Experience: Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree 

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