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Date Posted

Jun 10, 2015


Adexen Recruitment Agency

Job Title

Managing Director At Adexen

Job Type




Adexen is mandated by an internation insurance group to recruit a General Manager for their operations in Nigeria


Our client is the insurance leader in Africa, operating in over 20 countries mainly in the non-life insurance segment.

Job description

The Managing Director is responsible for operations and strategy implementation. This will require setting up of a proactive team to drive expansion of the business .

The Managing  Director is fully responsible for optimizing operations and cost to achieve the set target which is to double the size of the business within a year.

Strategic planning & performance management

  • Defines the Strategy of the group in Nigeria in coordination with the HQ based in Morocco
  • Responsible for implementing the strategy at a country level
  • Drives process standardization
  • Develop and execute business strategies in the country to deliver growth targets
  • Prepare annual budgets for the region , achievement of monthly revenue/ profit budgets & forecasts
  • Develop territory, sector, product sales plans to deliver growth
  • Review all contracts with the commercial department , ensure adherence to risk management procedures


HR performance & Talent Management

  • Recruits, develops and promotes human resources in the Country
    • Permanently aiming at building the “best team”
    • Fostering team building
    • Encouraging team work
    • Communicating openly with the team

Transparency & internal Control

  • Define & put in place norms and procedures for internal control in order to guarantee operational security and the assets of the organisation
  • Ensure that procedures and internal controls are respected
  • Be aware of risks and threats to the organisation as soon as they appear.

Communication and Company Image

  • Act as the main representative of the institution in respect to Government agencies and the media
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with regulatory bodies.


  • MBA equivalent + 10 to 15 years minimum of experience in Insurance
  • Experience with core insurance systems & packaging
  • Industry specific analytics in the insurance space
  • Risk management experience in multiple disciplines and/or entreprise risk management
  • Knowledge of relevant insurance regulatory frameworks
  • Experience in Nigeria or neighbouring countries.
  • Fluent English, French is a plus


Very attractive Expatriate package

Year of Experience

10-15 year


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