Executive Director needed in an Insurance Industry.



Client is one of the leading players in the Insurance Industry.

Position: Executive Director

Ref No: ED0508

Location: Lagos

Remuneration: Competitive

Status: Permanent

Job Summary

The role of the Executive Director is an Executive Management role reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/Beard of Directors, and is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors.

Job Requirements:

  1. 15+ years Insurance experience with the last 5 years in an Executive Management role
  2. Bachelor’s Degree/MSc./MBA in relevant areas plus a professional certification in insurance.
  3. Skills:
  4. Leadership
  5. Sales and Marketing
  6. Operational planning and management
  7. Program planning and management
  8. Human resources planning and management
  9. Financial planning and management
  10. Risk management;
  11. Community relations/advocacy

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization.
  • Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the organization
  • Act as a professional advisor to the Board of Director on all aspects of the organization’s activities
  • Develop an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Ensure that the operation of the organization meets the expectations of its clients. Board and Shareholders
  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization
  • Draft policies for the approval of the: Board and prepare procedures to implement the organizational policies; review existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate
  • Monitor the day-to-day delivery of the programs and services of the organization to maintain or improve quality
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of special projects.
  • Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations
  • Recruit, interview and select staff that have, the right technical and personal abilities to help further the organization’s mission
  • Work with staff and the Board (Finance Committee) to prepare a comprehensive budget
  • Work with the Board to secure adequate funding for the operation of the organization
  • Communicate with stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the organization
  • Identify and evaluate the risks to the organization’s people (clients, staff, management); property, finances, goodwill, and image and implement measures to control risks
  • If you can see yourself in this role, our Client will like to meet with you

Application Process

Please send your CV along with a cover letter to execinsurance@outlook.com with the subject title ED0518

Closing date for applications:

30th June, 2018