BrighterMonday Uganda partners with the Insurance Training College to equip jobseekers with industry training & work opportunities.
Tuesday 09 August 2022 – 10:00am (ITC Offices at Victoria Office Park, Kamwokya)
BrighterMonday Uganda, the largest online jobs and career platform in Uganda announced its partnership with the Insurance Training College (ITC) at the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony at ITC office today in a bid to deliver increased value for jobseekers through educational training opportunities at the college and availing the trained learners with job opportunities available in the insurance industry.
This service will be provided to jobseekers in Uganda with the objective to enhance professionalism in the insurance sector and equip them with the critical skills, confidence & empower them to succeed in the industry.
According to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), only 23% of the persons in employment (16 – 64 years) have completed secondary & post secondary education. This affects the job market because of the lack of adequate skills to participate meaningfully in the market. The insurance industry has been experiencing tremendous growth over the years and therefore it requires more skilled personnel.
“We want to bridge the gap between the job market and skilling opportunities available toPius Ngoga, the Business Development Manager at Brighter Monday Uganda said.
jobseekers. By working with the Insurance Training College we will be able to guarantee that the
candidates we have in our database and our clients select are certifiably good at their work.”
He added, “Brighter Monday Uganda’s platform processed almost 11,000 job applications for
roles in insurance, banking and finance from almost 200 jobs published throughout 2021. This
made it one of the most competitive sectors therefore, this partnership is about giving our
jobseekers an edge with better skills.”
“We look forward to working with our specialist partners who bring the technical expertise & technology that makes job matching with skills faster and more efficient. The insurance sector is growing as new products and technologies become available therefore, our members and learners will be at the forefront of the industry, armed with the best skills, practical knowledge & access to thePaul Katabalwa, the Head of Membership & Compliance at ITC, explains.
numerous opportunities through BrighterMonday Uganda.”
This partnership will also enhance our offerings to the members by giving a wider catchment area for the job market.
About the Insurance Training College (ITC);
The Insurance Training College (ITC) of Uganda was established in 1964 as the training arm of Uganda’s Insurance sector. The College is recognized under the Insurance (amendment) Act 2011, which came into force in 2011 as the Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) and by the Insurance Act 2017 which transformed the Institute into the Insurance Training College of Uganda, a public tertiary institution.
ITC is licensed by National Council for Higher Education (NHCE) and all its Programmes are accredited and recognized by NCHE. For more information please visit www.itc.ac.ug