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  • General Manager in an Insurance Group

  • Posted on: 10 June, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Adexen is mandated by an internation insurance group to recruit a General Manager for their operations in Nigeria


    Our client is the insurance leader in Africa, operating in over 20 countries mainly in the non-life insurance segment.

    General Manager


    Job description

    The Managing Director is responsible for operations and strategy implementation. This will require setting up of a proactive team to drive expansion of the business .

    The Managing  Director is fully responsible for optimizing operations and cost to achieve the set target which is to double the size of the business within a year.

    Strategic planning & performance management

    • Defines the Strategy of the group in Nigeria in coordination with the HQ based in Morocco
    • Responsible for implementing the strategy at a country level
    • Drives process standardization
    • Develop and execute business strategies in the country to deliver growth targets
    • Prepare annual budgets for the region , achievement of monthly revenue/ profit budgets & forecasts
    • Develop territory, sector, product sales plans to deliver growth
    • Review all contracts with the commercial department , ensure adherence to risk management procedures

     HR performance & Talent Management

    • Recruits, develops and promotes human resources in the Country
      • Permanently aiming at building the “best team”
      • Fostering team building
      • Encouraging team work
      • Communicating openly with the team

    Transparency & internal Control

    • Define & put in place norms and procedures for internal control in order to guarantee operational security and the assets of the organisation
    • Ensure that procedures and internal controls are respected
    • Be aware of risks and threats to the organisation as soon as they appear.

    Communication and Company Image

    • Act as the main representative of the institution in respect to Government agencies and the media
    • Develop and maintain effective relationships with regulatory bodies.


    • MBA equivalent + 10 to 15 years minimum of experience in Insurance
    • Experience with core insurance systems & packaging
    • Industry specific analytics in the insurance space
    • Risk management experience in multiple disciplines and/or entreprise risk management
    • Knowledge of relevant insurance regulatory frameworks
    • Experience in Nigeria or neighbouring countries.
    • Fluent English, French is a plus


    Very attractive Expatriate package

    Method of Application

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