Group Managing Director at an Insurance Company - Whyte Cleon Limited
Whyte Cleon Limited - Our client, in the insurance sector seek to engage a highly professional individual for the position below:
Job Title: Group Managing Director
Location: Lagos Responsibilities The Group Managing Director (GMD) will provide group-wide strategic leadership and management oversight across the Group in line with the strategic business plan. He will:
Direct the Group activities effectively and efficiently in line with the Board and regulatory guidelines to ensure stakeholders’ satisfaction and optimal returns to investors
Take full ownership of the financial performance of the Group, with all its subsidiaries, and provide periodic update on it to the Board
Improve the financial standing of the subsidiary companies and ensure profitable balance sheets
Guarantee the development of the Group asset management capability
Create markets and marketing strategies and drive interventions aimed at attracting new businesses and maintaining existing ones from target sectors of the economy, in line with the Group’s strategy.
Drive the development and implementation of annual operating plans, including operational requirements.
Move the digital transformation strategy of the Group from current state to reality for continued growth and optimal profitability.
Develop a viable 3-5 years business plan for the Group (thereby for each subsidiary).
Establish leading corporate governance, together with a leading digitized platform across the businesses
Build top quality human capital, starting with the leadership team, and thereafter with the businesses
Develop leading industry analytics (Actuarial and other) and investor briefings to establish the Group as a front runner in the minds of existing and potential investors.
Conduct all affairs of the company within a framework determined by its corporate mission, strategies and overall policies.
Knowledge of the organization's industry group, trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations, and trendsetters
Strong business acumen and excellent understanding of sound financial management within a regulated environment
Demonstrable helicopter view of things and evidence of hands-on track record in core areas
Knowledge of the investment business and ability to analyze and evaluate asset types, market and industry trends, major issues, and regulatory considerations
Excellent manager of human and material resources,
Operates with ease in an ethical, professional and information technology driven environment
Strong leadership and motivational skills
A Bachelors’ degree in Banking and Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or any other relevant discipline.
Possession of additional professional qualifications such as ACA, CII, CFA, are advantageous
Minimum of 18 years post-graduation experience, of which 10 years must have been in senior management roles, preferably in financial services sector such as insurance and banking