Chief Executive Officer – Life Assurance Career Opportunity – CIC Africa Uganda

Organization: CIC Africa
Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Managing
Director – CIC Africa Uganda
About US:
CIC Insurance Group is the leading Co-operative Insurer in Africa,
providing insurance and related financial services in Kenya, Uganda, South
Sudan and Malawi. The Group offers a wide range of products including General
Insurance, Life Assurance, Medical Insurance and Asset Management Services. It
is a pioneer and leader in Micro-insurance. The Group’s focus on innovation and
excellence in service delivery has differentiated it in the market and earned
it International recognition.
Job Summary: The Chief
Executive Officer – Life Assurance will provide strategic direction and leadership
to grow Life Assurance in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
·        
Develop and implement the business strategy to
ensure overall achievement of CIC Uganda’s long term strategy and annual
business plans;
·        
Provide strategic direction on matters relating
to business performance, new investments and business opportunities and changes
to enhance profitability and shareholder value;
·        
Proactively build customer relationships that
ensure business retention and growth;
·        
Actively promote and maintain sound corporate
governance, ethical, integrity, diversity inclusion and corporate social
responsibility standards;
·        
Prepare regular and periodic reports to the
board that provide strategic direction and qualitative assessment on the
achievement of the planned goals;
·        
Achieve operational results for all key metrics
in line with annual business budgets and plans;
·        
Ensure that appropriate management structures
and policies are continuously developed, reviewed and implemented;
·        
Establish and manage highly collaborative
relationships with key policy makers and other key stakeholders.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
·        
The applicant for the CIC Chief Executive
Officer Life Assurance job placement should preferably hold a master’s degree
in a Business related field;
·        
Professional qualification in Insurance and/or
Actuarial, CFA, CPA, ACCA or CIMA;
·        
Possession of a certificate in corporate
governance will be an added advantage;
·        
A minimum of eight years’ experience, three of
which at a senior management level within the insurance industry;
·        
The ideal candidates must have proven experience
in leading and managing large teams of people with diverse backgrounds.
·        
The persons must possess strong knowledge of the
insurance industry and a proven track record in business growth.
·        
The incumbent should also have experience in
financial management, planning, budgeting and regulatory compliance.
·        
Demonstrable commercial and financial /
investment management experience;
·        
Excellent leadership skills particularly in
strategy formulation and execution;
·        
Proven ability to quickly grasp business risks
and make sound decisions;
·        
Prior experience in board management;
·        
Previous experience in the cooperative movement
will be an additional advantage
How to Apply:
All applicants who are suitably qualified should send their
applications via Email to: gceo@cic.co.ke
with the subject line as CICUGANDA/CEO-LIFE/08/2016.
Deadline: 4th September,
2016
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