Managerial Vacancies – General Manager at ARIS

Job
Title:  General Manager
Organisation: African Risk
and Insurance Services Ltd (ARIS)
Duty
Station
: Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Managing Director
About
US:
African Risk
and Insurance Services Ltd (ARIS) is part of the ARiS Group based in Tanzania,  the leading risk service provider in
Tanzania. The Company has existed in Tanzania for 15 years, since 1998. It has
grown from a small proprietary agency to a major corporate now operating in
Kenya and Uganda. The strategy of ARiS is focused on the delivery of financial
and risk services to small, medium and large organizations, specialist groups
and individual clients. A network of associates extends ARiS’ reach to other
regions, whilst ARiS wholesale broking operation in London serves underwriters
and insurance brokers throughout the world.
Job
Summary:
The General Manager will provide support to the Managing Director in
overseeing the general management of the company with primary focus on creation
of strategies and implementation.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Develop and implement an organisational delivery
strategy by providing support in business development, assisting in identifying
potential clients, assessing their insurance needs and risk profiles. Conduct
technical presentation of information about clients including preparation of
reports and risk notes for underwriters and negotiating for successful
acquisition and placement of business;
·        
Lead staff through the service delivery strategy
by developing standard processes and approach to service;
·        
Oversee the implementation of “ARiSe
culture” of vigorous drive, innovative and dedicated service to our
clients through living the ARiSe spirit;
·        
Formulate and implement performance and service
standards to support the strategy of ARiS.
·        
Mentor and train staff and clients to support the
strategy of ARiS.
·        
Oversee proper management of systems including the
processing of paperwork, correspondence, detailed records and ensuring
continuous review and development of business procedures to improve efficiency
·        
Develop new products and continuously improve
systems and procedures with the aim of retaining ARiS’ position the leading
risk service provider.
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The General Manager must hold a Master’s degree
majoring in any of the following fields: Economics, Finance, Insurance, Risk
Management, Statistics, Law, Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration or
Management from a reputable university;
·        
ACM or its equivalent;
·        
A minimum of ten or more years’ experience in
insurance, five of which must be at assistant general manager or higher;
·        
Detailed knowledge and understanding of IRA
regulations;
·        
Capacity to interact and maintain strategic
stakeholder relationships;
·        
A dynamic and self-motivated individual.
·        
Ugandan citizenship of good conduct aged between
35 and 50
How
to Apply:  
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should email their applications quoting the
job title to Executive Selection Division, KPMG at the following email address:
esd@kpmg.co.ug. 
Please attach
your CV containing your e-mail address, daytime telephone contact,
qualifications, achievements, experience, present position and names &
addresses of three referees together with a cover letter (maximum 1.5 pages)
summarizing why you consider yourself particularly well suited for the
position. Do not attach any other documents at this point.
All
applications should be sent via email. Please clearly state the position you
are applying for in the subject line of your email.
Deadline:
12th June 2015.
NB:
Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.
For any
questions regarding the application process, please contact Executive Selection
Division, KPMG on +256 414 347833, +256 414346294 or +256 414 340 315.
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