2 Chief Executive Officer - General Business & Life Assurance Jobs 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.

In order to execute and sustain its growth and expansion strategy, the Group is seeking to recruit dynamic leaders to join this winning as:
Chief Executive Officer - General Business and;

Chief Executive Officer - Life Assurance, CIC Africa Uganda

Job Summary: The Chief Executive Officers will provide strategic direction and leadership to grow respective businesses 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 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-GB/08/2016 (General Business or CICUGANDA/CEO-LIFE/08/2016  (Life Assurance) 

Deadline: 4th September, 2016

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