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  • Posted on: 23 June, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Adexen is mandated by an international 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 - Insurance


    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

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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