EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Completed

POSITION: Chief Technical Officer/Chief Operating Officer, Nigeria

NATURE OF BUSINESS: International Insurance Company

JOB LOCATION: Lagos

REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director

TOTAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITY: ±50 people

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: The Chief Technical Officer role serves on the executive committee of the company and is predominantly responsible for all matters regarding insurance administration, the provision of all aspects of customer service, supporting sales, technical support for new initiatives and the provision of the technical infrastructure to support the company’s endeavours.

GROUP BACKGROUND: Insurance Company

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • At least 8 years of back office operationsexperience at management level in the Life Insurance sector
  • Must have a solid, in depth understanding of thebusiness environment, processes, legislative and industry requirements
  • Knowledge of Operations and IT in the financialservices sector and good project management skills
  • Commercial tertiary qualification
  • Track record of managing a sales and marketingdivision of at least five people
  • Excellent communication ability, both verbal andwritten
  • Ideally have gained experience in a multi-national environment

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Administration and customer services of all lines of business
  • Risk Management
  • Underwriting of lives (medical and underwriting decisions)
  • Management of Technical expense budget
  • Serve as advisory when considering new ventures/products or marketing structures