EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, TECHNICAL in a leading Insurance Company


A leading Insurance Company with head office in Lagos and a well-spread branch network across Nigeria, seeks a result oriented top-drawer executive to join its Management team in the capacity of Executive Director, Technical. As a “going concern”, the company is desirous of meeting the strategic objectives and changing demands of the current market landscape while also maintaining its leadership role in the Industry.



The successful candidate shall be responsible for leading and supervising the Technical Directorate (Underwriting, Claims and Reinsurance) functions of the company. He/she will be responsible and accountable to the Board of Directors through the Managing Director.


(i)       Provide effective support to the board in defining the strategic direction and focus of the company.

(ii)      Lead the initiation and implementation of strategies and policies in accordance with board approved priorities for the Technical Directorate.

(iii)     Oversee the delivery of projected underwriting, claims and reinsurance performance results through effective account management (revenue & product)

(iv)     Financial planning, account monitoring and analysis of underwriting trends

( v)     Generate business growth opportunities by developing and managing key relationships for enhanced revenue performance.

(vi)     Provide Underwriting, Claims and Reinsurance philosophies and disciplines across all business lines.

(vii)    Lead and motivate divisional and depart mental teams with direct reporting relationship to the office.

(viii)   Manage and execute high level process development as well as the quantity and quality of work performed by the technical directorate

(ix)     Accountable for effective implementation and adherence to established obligations, contracts and other underwriting, claims and reinsurance commitments.

(x)     Annually design, implement and manage underwriting, claims and reinsurance authority, guidelines and approval thresholds.

(xi)    Responsible for all technical regulatory compliance requirements as set by the National Insurance Commission

(xii)   Provide direct oversight for day to day operations of policy administration and insurance operational functions

(xiii)  Provide technical assistance to other directorates and staff

(xiv)  Other duties as assigned by the MD/CEO and the board.


(i)     A first Degree, preferably in Insurance, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Finance or related discipline acquired with not less than 15 years post qualification experience. A Masters degree in relevant field will be an added advantage.

(ii)    Must have a recognized professional qualification in Insurance e.g. ACIIN (Acquired not less than 10 years).

(iii)   15+ years experience in underwriting; 10 years of which must be at senior management level.

( iv)   Good team leading and building orientation

(vii)   Executive level of creative and innovative competencies

(viii)  Proficiency in the use of modern, day technology-based service delivery tools

Application Closes 19th September 2017


Interested and qualified candidates should submit their current comprehensive curriculum vitae in MS-Word format to: seniorexecutiverecruitment@gmail.com


All applicants are guaranteed that their applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.