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

Organization: CIC Africa
Duty Station: Kampala,
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
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:
with the subject line as CICUGANDA/CEO-LIFE/08/2016.
Deadline: 4th September,
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