Managing Director (Insurance / Risk / Long Term / Operations/ Strategic Management) – Namibia

Location: Namibia, Namibia
Date Posted: 14-11-2017
Reference: THJ

Job Description:
Our client, a leading financial services institution is seeking a MD to join their team.

  • Setting the strategic direction for the country business within the context of the overall group business strategy.
  • Ensuring the execution of strategic priorities in order to achieve agreed financial, customer, and channel metrics.
  • Leading the business by setting the priorities, living the brand and culture, and ensuring appropriate people practices.
  • Developing the business in terms of channel and product line expansion in order to attain and retain clients.
  • Ensuring there are appropriate commercial processes and infrastructure in place to deliver desired business objectives.
  • Understanding and managing key risks to which the business is exposed including market, insurance, operational, compliance, and legislative risk.
  • Interacting with and managing key stakeholders, including (but not limited to) Boards, Regulators, Shareholders, Statutory Actuary, Auditors, and Industry Bodies.
  • Identifying and executing on acquisition opportunities to accelerate the achievement of the business strategy.
  • Member of the Group’s Africa Insurance Executive Team in determining and executing on overall strategy.
  • To build relationships, provide insights and leverage off the Group’s Insurance Exco members.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Minimum B Degree in Commerce or Finance
  • An insurance related and/or Post Graduate Degree is an advantage
  • 10 to 15 years’ experience in Financial Services with at least 5 years Life Insurance experience and 5 years in a senior leadership position.   
  • Proven track record of leading and developing people, of achieving financial goals, of developing businesses and of delivery of strategic projects will be beneficial.
  • Expertise in both Group and  Personal life lines
  • Financial Services Knowledge
  • Insurance Industry Knowledge
  • Management and Leadership principles
  • Customer and distribution partner management
  • Risk Management
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Thania Jaffer
Executive Recruiter: Insurance, Risk & Healthcare
CA Global Finance
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