EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Completed

POSITION: Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director, Nigeria

NATURE OF BUSINESS: International Insurance Company

JOB LOCATION: Lagos

REPORTS TO: Managing Director, International Operations and Board of Directors

TOTAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITY: ±50 people

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: Assume leadership and steer the growth plans of the financial services company.

GROUP BACKGROUND: Insurance Company

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Proven (at least 8 years) relevant professional experience and technical knowledge gained specifically in a Life Insurance environment
  • At least 5 years experience in general management role in a Life Insurance environment
  • Superb understanding of all aspects of the Life Insurance business environment
  • Commercial tertiary qualification
  • Track record of managing and growing business networks in emerging markets
  • Excellent communication ability, both verbal and written
  • Ideally have gained experience in a multi-national environment

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Develop strategic and annual business plans for thecompany and present to the Board of Directors for approval
  • Successfully implement the strategic and growth plans for the company
  • Ensure that the organisational structure,management team and staff are aligned to implement the business plan
  • Optimise the physical infrastructure for the business to operate functionally and cost effectively
  • Develop and introduce profitable and competitiveproducts and related services into the target markets through distribution and service channels
  • Formulate and implement corporate policies(adhering to good corporate governance), operational procedures and financial controls
  • Manage the day-to–day activities of the business to meet financial / profitability and related objectives
  • Adhere to statutory reporting and other regulatory requirements
  • Marketing of the business among the community,media and key stakeholders in the government and private sector