Industry: Financial Services
Report to: Managers to Managers
Location: Africa (Various)
This role is individually accountable for providing overall leadership and vision in developing a sustainable long-term growth and strategic direction for the general insurance operations. The incumbent is accountable for achieving results through comprehensive business management over periods of 1-3 years
Responsible for strategic direction of the overall General business including all operational aspects of the business.
Responsible for developing and implementing the long term 3yr+ business plan.
Manages the profitability of the business (bottom line responsibility).
Manages risk and compliance.
Manages external relationships and influences industry bodies
Key Result Area:
Governance & Compliance
Ensures clean audit risk and compliance reportsEmbeds risk and governance framework in business
Devises a clear 1-3 year strategy for the business aligned to the overall Country strategy.
Develops strategy in collaboration with Product specialists integrating the different channel contributions and aligning their respective value propositions to maximise market share.
Develops growth strategy and sets aggressive performance targets that result in increased sales and reduced operating losses.
The incumbent is accountable for achieving results through comprehensive business management.
Develops Managers of others / managers & specialists under supervision.
Selects potential Managers of others / managers to sustain pipeline.
Investment Performance Measurement
Works across various disciplines and integrates the disciplines to develop new strategies and operationalises them.
Accountable for performance of the unit
Accountable for business wide direction and business results
Manages external relationships and influences industry bodies.
MBA degree. Extensive relevant experience.
Aligning Performance for Success