Marketing & Business Development General Manager and Finance & Strategy General Manager Jobs at AMACO

On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
Africa Merchant Assurance Company Limited (AMACO), a general insurance company announces the following two opportunities that have arisen. 
 
We are looking for candidates who best meet the criteria below.
 
1. General Manager, Marketing and Business Development 
 
Ref MKT/8/12
 
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Job Purpose: This is a senior management role that is expected to provide strategic oversight of the marketing and underwriting functions. 
 
The person is expected to bring the strategy to market and identify areas for growth of the company’s insurance business, ensure high retention and the development of new products.
 
Responsibilities:
 
Functional
  • Co-ordinate marketing and underwriting functions to meet company business targets in terms of budgets, value, channel and product mix.
  • Proposes changes in business handling procedures and underwriting approach and rating mechanisms to enhance competitiveness of the Company’s services and products while ensuring the technical soundness of policy documents.
  • Actively grow, monitor and ensure retention of business through customer satisfaction and policy renewals
  • In collaboration with other key players, lead in periodical review of existing products, innovation of new products and new distribution channels.
  • Locates or proposes areas of potential business by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities.
Managerial
  • Recruit, motivate, coach and develop the team under his/her supervision
  • Prepare timely business performance reports to management and the board
  • Conducts appropriate market intelligence to keep Senior Management informed of new developments in the insurance sector.
Organisational
  • Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Contribute to formulation of policies and strategy
  • Maintain and develop corporate image and reputation; protect and develop the company’s brands via suitable PR activities.
Academic & Professional Qualifications
  • A University graduate in a relevant area of business, insurance or marketing.
  • An MBA is an added advantage.
  • ACII or equivalent qualifications are desirable.
Experience
 
Have ten (10) years work experience in the financial sector, five of which must be at senior management level in an insurance field.
 
The Person should
  • Possess strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Display a unique blend of creativity and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate good planning, organizing and ability to lead and work well with teams
  • Be self driven, result oriented individual with impeccable integrity.
  • Have high computer literacy skills
  • Demonstrate success and experience managing major accounts customers and contracts and achieving genuine sales development
2. General Manager, Finance and Strategy
 
Ref FIN/8/12
 
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Job Purpose: This is a senior management role that is expected to set the Finance strategy, provide decision support and financial leadership in the Company.
 
Responsibilities:
 
Functional
  • Business and financial strategy and planning, monitoring, management and reporting, including management and development of policies, systems and processes.
  • Review, propose and implement sound financial accounting policies to achieve company’s strategic objectives
  • Management of the Company’s Tax entire portfolio.
  • Monitor revenue and expenditures, make recommendations on appropriate actions to ensure sound financial controls
  • Capital management, maximizing profit and return on capital.
  • Manage all the annual statutory audit processes.
  • Maintain the integrity of the Company’s financial information.
  • Manage the budgeting and planning process including forecasting.
Managerial
  • Recruit, develop and motivate the team under his/her supervision
  • Review, analyse and report timely on financial results of the company, both internally and externally and within the set timelines.
  • Provide cost and benefit analysis to support all significant decisions in the Company.
  • Management and financial reporting to both internal and external stakeholders including the Insurance Regulatory Authority and the Board.
Organisational
  • Contribute to strategic planning and development as a member of senior management team
  • Be in-charge of all statutory compliances in the organisation
Academic & Professional Qualifications
  • A University graduate in a relevant area of business, finance, economics
  • Relevant qualifications in CPA (K) or ACCA, with an MBA as an added advantage.
Experience
  • Have ten (10) years work experience in the financial services sector, five of which should be at senior management level.
  • Knowledge of the insurance regulations is necessary.
The Person should
  • Possess strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Display a unique blend of creativity and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate good planning, organizing and ability to work well with teams
  • Be self driven, result oriented individual with impeccable integrity.
  • Have high computer literacy skills
AMACO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on grounds of gender, Religion, disability or natural origin.
 
A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.
 
Interested candidates should forward their application letter stating the reference number, CV with daytime telephone contact and names & addresses of three referees to:
 
Closing date: 15th September, 2012
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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