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  • Posted on: 23 February, 2016 Deadline: 1 March, 2016
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    A fast-growing subsidiary of one of the largest financial services group in Africa as a result of its recent acquisition, expansion and focus on performance excellence is seeking for a dynamic Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer to provide exceptional service in driving the business growth and brand equity of the institution at the management level.
    The ideal candidate must be a dynamic top executive professional who have held equivalent position in top-tier Insurance business.

    Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer


    Ref No: ELOF/001

    Job Purpose

    • To be responsible for defining and implementing the company’s strategy and tactical planning to ensure the company’s growth, profitability and sustainability in the long term

    Key Responsibilities

    • Strategic leveraging of industry contacts and previous experience to identify new opportunities, distribution channels and market niches
    • Develop business models to secure long term business positioning.
    • Build internal and external strategic partnerships while liaising with relevant stakeholders to ensure the company operates in an effective and efficient manner.
    • Lead corporate governance and regulatory compliance
    • Achieve operational results for all key metrics in line with annual business budgets and strategic plans.
    • Increase market share and take the lead in general insurance solutions in Nigeria.
    • Attract, nurture and retain exceptional human capital teams to exceed our customers’ expectations
    • Optimize returns to the shareholders through operational growth and effective capital management
    • Maintain awareness of the external and internal competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customers new markets and new industry developments.
    • Manage external relationships and influence industry bodies.
    • People Management.

    Job Requirements

    • First Degree in Finance/Accounting/Economics or other business related field
    • A post graduate degree will be an added advantage
    • Relevant professional qualification e.g. ACII, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA CPA (K), or other recognized certifications
    • A minimum of 10 years’ cognate, post qualification experience in the senior management team of an Insurance company, five (5) of which must be at Executive Director or top management level.
    • Excellence understanding of insurance business in Nigeria aria the sub-region
    • Demonstrated interaction with the board and senior management teams
    • A track record of unique business initiatives and customer experience strategies
    • Well versed with technology solutions.
    • Aged 35 years and above.


    • Influencing skills at executive level
    • Ability to facilitate strategic decisions
    • Results Driven
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong leadership / people management skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with technical & functional staff at all levels
    • Analytical, logical thinker with good problem solving skills
    • Mature outlook and upholds high standards of professional integrity.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their CVs alongside with a cover letter with reference number as subject to

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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