Country Manager Employment Opportunity – Insurance Company

Job
Summary:    Country Manager
Organisation: Career
Directions (CDL) Insurance Company
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Group CEO
About
US:
Career
Directions (CDL) Ltd is a proactive Human Resources Management consultancy
firm, providing a complete range of solutions as Manpower Management ,
Executive Recruitment , Training Services , Human resource Consultancy, Payroll
Processing, Psychometric testing & Call center support services. CDL would
like to recruit for its valuable client, a Pan-African insurance company with
an East African brand footprint offering General and medical Insurance across
the region.
Job
Summary:
 The Country Manager will ensure
that the Insurance Company meets its current and future business objectives in
the Uganda subsidiary through the development, implementation and review of
appropriate strategies and policies, and generation of business to meet the
Company’s Insurance growth strategy.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will conceptualize, prepare and
provide annual detailed SMART country plans for review.
·        
Achievement of overall annual revenue and profitability
budgets for the country.
·        
Make sure that the opportunities for the
development of business are identified and exploited
·        
Develop and maintain relationships with industry
peers, major corporate players, customers, suppliers and the insurance industry
to secure favorable reactions to the company’s aims and objectives.
·        
Ensure that the company processes and procedures
are in line with the Uganda Insurance Act. The job holder will ensure
recruitment, training, development, maintenance, focus and appraisal of staff.
·        
Ensure timely payment of debts within the agreed
credit period.
·        
Use effectively and efficiently company resources
hence maximizing productivity.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor of
Business Degree and an advanced diploma or Degree in Associate Chartered
Insurance Institute (ACII) from a recognized institution.
·        
A minimum of seven years’ experience in the
insurance industry, five of which must be in a senior position in a medium to
large insurance firm.
·        
Computer literacy skills with working knowledge of
Ms Office
·        
Excellent knowledge of insurance Industry and
procedures
·        
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·        
Public Relations skills
·        
Highly pro-active and Innovative   
·        
Good planning and organizational skills
How
to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to email their updated CVs
and cover letters with three referees to customerservice@careerdirections.co.ug
and copy customerservice@careerdirections.co.ke
Deadline:
15th January 2016 by 4 pm

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