JOB TITLE: Chief Executive Officer
LOCATION: DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
JOB GRADE: PRINCIPAL
First Assurance is one of the leading insurance Companies in East Africa. We have a strong financial base and 76 years of experience in the Insurance Industry.
The CEO will play a crucial role in running the Insurance Company where he/she will lead the corporate strategic planning, lead the marketing & business development strategy and drive the development of new/existing products and market entries.
Overall Job Purpose:
To assume full responsibility for the strategy, profit and loss, operations and growth within First Assurance exists and potential general insurance market in Tanzania.
• Business Management
• Relationship Management
• People Management
• Risk Management
• Reporting and Committee Participation
Education and Experience
• Relevant Honours/ Masters Degree in Business Management, Finance or Insurance -
• Certified Chartered Accountant or Management Accountant or MBA Degree
• A qualified actuary is preferred
• Holder of Associate Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII)
• 10 years’ experience in the short term insurance industry
• 5 years experience managing an actuarial, general operational or insurance finance department would be an advantage.
Knowledge and skills
• Networking skills
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong leadership skills including mentoring
• Strategic planning and management
• Strong ability to influence peer group
Risk and fraud management
• Human resource management practices
• Insurance and banking product knowledge
• Financial control and management
• Formulation strategies and concepts
• Deciding and initiating action
• Adapting and responding to change
• Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
• Relating and networking
• Applying expertise and technology
• Persuading and influencing
• Leading and supervising
• Managing the full establishment and delivery of the business case.
• Aligning to proposed in-country regulatory changes.
• Extensive National travel.
• Occasional international travel.
Interested candidates should send a detailed CV and copies of professional/educational certificates by Friday 18th November, 2016 Apply to:
First Assurance Company Limited
P.O.BOX 5799 DAR ES SALAAM
Email: Joanelose.firstname.lastname@example.org; Gillian.email@example.com