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Major Career Opportunity
Internal Account Managers- Commercial Insurance
CIC Insurance Brokers is one of the largest independent, and longest established, insurance
brokers in Trinidad and Tobago. We are committed to operating with integrity, competency,
professionalism and excellence in providing insurance brokerage services to our clients.
As part of our long term growth strategy, we have openings for experienced Internal Account
Managers in our commercial insurance division. You will form a crucial partnership with our
external account executives to ensure unbeatable service support levels enabling us to look
after our existing and new clients to the highest of standards.
Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities
• "Owns" the internal support function for a portfolio of high profile clients
• Service customers through effective, ethical and superior professional service standards
• Attend to portfolio renewals, mid-term adjustments and any other insurance related
service in conjunction with the external account managers in a timely / prescribed manner
• Preparation and submission of various Summaries and Slips as and when required
• Ensure that ALL documentation to be submitted externally and internally is of the
highest standard and within any predetermined deadline
• Actively contribute to the improvement and growth of the Commercial Division
Preferred Qualifications & Experience
• A recognized qualification in insurance, or good progress towards same
• A minimum of 5 years insurance related experience
• Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel
• Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment and multitask
• Excellent interpersonal / communication skills and a team player
• An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience
• Medical health plan / pension package
• To be part of a fast-growing environment
• Monthly incentives / rewards PLUS Half-yearly opportunities for increments PLUS
Year-end profit based bonuses
• Flexible paid vacation time
• Regular staff outings
• Financial assistance for continuing work related education
Interested candidates are asked to send their R sum s AND Covering Letter to:
Human Resource Manager, 122-124 Frederick Street, Port of Spain OR firstname.lastname@example.org
These positions are open to anyone who has the right to live and work in Trinidad & Tobago
The Trinidad and Tobago Associa-
tion of Nutritionists and Dietitians
(TTANDi ) continues its thrust to pro-
mote nutrition awareness with its new
cookbook, Delicious and Healthy-
Cooking with Caribbean Foods.
Through this publication the associ-
ation hopes to achieve greater success
in its mission "to fight the fat, shrink
the salt and slash the sugar."
Delicious and Healthy-Cooking with
Caribbean Foods is not your typical
cookbook. Caribbean foods are used in
both traditional and innovative ways.
The recipes have been designed for use
by healthy people who want to prevent
chronic diseases such as obesity, dia-
betes, cardiac diseases, hypertension
and cancer as well as for people who
are already challenged by them, TTANDi
said in a news release. It noted that
healthy eating lowers the risk of these
The book contains a wide range of
recipes in which calories, fat, sugar and
salt have been reduced to an acceptable
level without impairing taste or texture,
but remain surprisingly delicious despite
the reductions, TTANDi said. Each
recipe has been analysed for selected
The book which was launched last
month at Nalis, Port-of-Spain also con-
tains information about the relationship
between food, health and chronic dis-
The association said the increase
importance which nutrition has been
gaining nationally, regionally and inter-
nationally was heartening and could be
viewed as progress. However, it said
but more could be done to promote and
improve the nutritional status of all
individuals regardless of age or lifestyle.
One strategy which TTANDi uses to
further its cause is the observance of
nutrition awareness day, week and
month during June. National Nutrition
Awareness Week (NNAW) is recognised
during the first week in June annually.
NNAW is geared towards sensitising
the public about nutrition and related
concerns in communities and the
In the last three decades TTANDi
has planned and implemented weekly
nutrition awareness observances either
annually or biannually in collaboration
with other healthcare providers and
stakeholders from other sectors.
The Caribbean Food and Nutrition
Institute (now defunct) in 2005 imple-
mented Caribbean Nutrition Day which
is observed on June 1 annually. This
year s observance is themed "Healthy
eating, active living---Let s fight the fat,
shrink the salt, slash the sugar."
TTANDi is comprised of members
who are employed full-time or part-
time in the health sector-mainly in public
or private hospitals and primary care
community clinics (health centres).
Members also come from the food
industry, manufacturing, education and
research sectors as well as regional and
international organisations. TTANDi has
been in the business of promoting health
for the past 30 years. Its mission is to
encourage professional excellence among
its members and to increase public
awareness of the importance and role
of nutrition in promoting good health.
The association holds monthly meetings
and can be contacted at email@example.com
or by post at: Mail Room UWI, St Augus-
tine, or its facebook page by searching for
TTANDi has provided the
following tips to contribute
towards improving your
• Enjoy vegetables without adding
salad dressing or mayonnaise.
• Choose skimmed or low fat milk
and low fat cheeses.
• Choose leaner cuts of beef and
pork. Remove skins and visible fat
from poultry and turkey.
• Get familiar with reading food
• Limit salt intake.
• Utilise fresh seasonings, dried
herbs and spices instead of using
salted seasonings when cooking.
Seasonings and flavourings such
as tamarind, ginger, curry, lemon
juice, shadow bene, and Spanish
thyme are examples.
• Limit sugar and sweetened foods
such as condensed milk, honey ,
syrup, molasses and soft drinks
• Limit sweet snacks
• Exercise can be fun, maintain a
regular pattern of exercise per
week and always keep hydrated.
to 'fight the fat'
TTANDi has been in the
business of promoting health
for the past 30 years. Its
mission is to encourage
professional excellence among
its members and to increase
public awareness of the
importance and role of nutrition
in promoting good health.
Cover of the Trinidad and Tobago
Association of Nutritionists and
Dietitians' (TTANDi) new cookbook
Delicious and Healthy-Cooking with
In this photo taken on Thursday, James Clark, executive chef at Carolina Crossroads Restaurant holds a fresh
sheepshead fish ready for preparation in his kitchen in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Chefs such as Clark go
beyond the usual recommendation to eat small, lower-food-chain fish like sardines, and instead delve full force
into little-known local catches that many anglers regard as nuisance or "trash" fish. AP PHOTO
FRESH SHEEPSHEAD FISH
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