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Published on 14.01.2020


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Position : Chief Executive Officer

We are looking for our Client, an international Insurance Company with local business activity in Ghana, a Chief Executive Officer.

Role Summary

The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for leading and supervising operations in the insurance company. He
manages the staff, as well as establishes and accomplishes business objectives.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain established departmental policies, procedures and objectives.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the company strategy and business plan.
  • Direct the company in keeping with the vision outlined for the company by the Board of Directors.
  • Develop yearly budget, monitor budget expenditure and monitor deviation.
  • Prepare and approve business plans, monitor achievement of planned targets, and provide recommendations where needed.
  • Oversee the execution of operations and business activities to ensure proper production results, identify mprovements and ensure their implementation.
  • Keep updated on the latest regulation changes and make sure necessary actions are taken to be fully​​​​​​ compliant with requirements at all times.
  • Review and approve working methodologies, policies and procedures and ensure their implementation.
  • Review quarterly and yearly financial statements and submit to concerned authorities.
  • Act as the official representative of the company to official and regulatory authorities.
  • Develop a high-performing managerial team, by leading and motivating subordinates to advance employee engagement.
  • Build company image by collaborating with customers, government, banks, community organizations, and employees, and by enforcing ethical business practices.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by his direct superior.
Required profile for job ad : Chief Executive Officer

Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Insurance study, Actuarial sciences is a plus, Business Administration or any related fields,
  • Advanced Diploma in Insurance from CII (or any equivalent).

Required languages:

  • English
  • French (is a plus)

Required Software:

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in a managerial role at an insurance company.

Behavioral Competencies: Very high behavioral competencies required in the following fields:

  • Results orientation
  • Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • Problem Solving and Analytical Thinking
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Leadership

Technical Competencies: Very high technical competencies required in the following fields:

  • Knowledge of the processes, procedures and operations of insurance firms
  • Knowledge of the insurance market in Ghana
  • Experience in Life Insurance as well as in property, credit and motor lines​​​​​​ of insurance
  • Knowledge in financial planning and strategy formulation
Job criteria for job ad : Chief Executive Officer
Job category:
Banking, insurance, finance
Employment type:
Permanent contract
Region :
Greater Accra
City :Accra
Experience level:
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Spoken language:
Number of Position(s):1

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