What it does: provides car, home and fire insurance in Indonesia.
Best known for: being one of Indonesia's top car insurance providers.
Staff stats: up to 1000 employees in its head office in Jakarta and service locations all over Indonesia.
The good bits: Medical, dental, and educational plans, as well as loans, are available for employees. Food allowances and annual bonuses are also a given.
The not so good bits: The leadership and management in the company are criticised for being unsupportive of employees' difficulties at work. Employees are expected to work long hours due to significant workloads. Issues with communication have also been reported.
Asuransi Raksa was founded in 1975 and started providing car insurance services to its clients in Jakarta. The company offered free car towing and other 24/7 customer care services.
In 1993, Asuransi Raksa gained support from two of the top reinsurance companies in the world, Munich Re and Swiss Re. The partnership with Swiss Re enabled Asuransi Raksa to establish a special training program in Manila, Philippines, to improve insurance service capabilities in the region.
Asuransi Raksa is the only company in the Asia Pacific region to receive the Horst K. Jannot Scholarship, an insurance training course given only to a handful of people in a generation.
Today, Asuransi Raksa has partners all over the world, enabling Asuransi to improve its services through these partnerships and provide better insurance services to its clients.
Applicants who wish to work for Asuransi Raksa can apply by sending their updated resume and two recent photographs to the HR Department's email address. Within two weeks, chosen candidates will be called in for an interview where their professional background will be discussed, as well as the remuneration package on offer.
Graduates are expected to be aged 23 or under, possess analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, English proficiency and basic computer literacy. They should be completing a degree at a reputable university, with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Graduates must be willing to be assigned to any branch in Indonesia.
A career in Asuransi Raksa is a good opportunity for young professionals to get in-depth training in providing insurance services. Asuransi Raksa established a management trainee program, which includes three months of training, to assist fresh graduates in improving their productivity and to equip them with improved skills.
Asuransi Raksa employees are often sent to train at the Chartered Insurance Institute, and be a part of the Indonesian Insurance Expert Management Association. Some employees even end up graduating as Casualty Insurance Entrant Experts of Indonesia and more.
Entry-level accounting officers can earn as much as IDR5,750,000 per month, and IT programmers can earn as much as IDR8,000,000 per month.
Asuransi Raksa is said to nourish a positive, close-knit and family-like work culture where teams are often seen helping one another to complete tasks. The workload can easily pile up during the workweek, so teams are said to create a helpful work culture to make the job easier.
Employees of Asuransi Raksa are engaged in a variety of charitable activities. Corporate social responsibility initiatives include supporting the Indonesian Red Cross, encouraging financial and educational literacy, maternal and child health care, scholarships, library development, planting trees and seeds, improving sanitation and assisting in the development of micro, small and medium enterprises in disadvantaged communities.
Graduates can expect to balance a demanding workload with a supportive team, although past employees have mixed feedback about management. Fresh grads will benefit from industry training and varied opportunities to make a social impact through the organisation’s many corporate social initiatives.