Guinea Insurance Plc Jobs in Nigeria – (17 positions)

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20 Jan, 2011

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Insurance Jobs in Nigeria

Guinea Insurance Plc As part of our transformation agenda, we are seeking the services of people who are humble, smart and hungry for success in a bid to create a world-class insurance services provider.


1.)  Regional Heads

Location: Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt

Requirement

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Lead the business development initiatives of the Company for sustainable growth and development in the region.
  • Plan and implement the overall marketing strategy, as well as, coordinate marketing and sales efforts within the region
  • Design, Implement and facilitate annual marketing plan for the region
  • Monitor and ensure the efficiency of the region’s new businesses, policy servicing and claims settlement systems
  • Lead the development of marketing budgets and manage the region’s operating budget
  • Identify opportunities to deepen relationship with brokers and clients through marketing events and fora
  • Support market and competitor research efforts to ensure that the Company’s products and services are the best in the region
  • Perform any other duties or serve other roles as required by the Executive Director, Marketing.

The Person

The right candidates must:

  • Possess strong knowledge of marketing and in particular, insurance
  • Possess strong knowledge of relationships amongst insurance practitioners in the region
  • Possess first degree in any business or social science field from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Membership of CIIN,CIM or second degree will be an added advantage
  • Possess minimum often years experience in marketing/sales, two of which should be in management position in a leading insurance/financial services organization


2.)  Marketing Team Leads

Location: Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Coordinate business development initiatives of the team directly and indirectly
  • Coordinate all marketing and sales efforts amongst brokers/clients within the region
  • Design, implement and facilitate annual marketing plan for the team
  • Maintain an efficient system to manage the team’s new businesses, policy servicing and claims settlement systems
  • Draw up marketing budgets and manage the team’s operating budget
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the brand amongst brokers and clients
  • Support market and competitor research efforts to ensure that the Company’s products and services are the best in the region
  • Perform any other duties or serve other roles as required by the Regional lead

The Person

The right candidates must:

  • Possess Strong knowledge of the insurance market
  • Possess strong knowledge of brokers/clients needs
  • Candidate must possess first degree in Insurance or social science field from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Membership of CIIN, CIM or second degree will be an added advantage
  • Possess a minimum of seven years experience in marketing/sales, three of which should in brokers/direct marketing  position with a leading  insurance/ financial services organization:

3.)  Marketing Team Members

Location: Abuja, Lagos,  Port Harcourt

Requirement

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Coordinate business development initiatives of the team directly and indirectly
  • Coordinate all marketing and sales efforts amongst brokers/clients within the Region
  • Design, implement and facilitate annual marketing plan for the team
  • Maintain an efficient system to manage the team’s new businesses, policy servicing and claims settlement systems
  • Draw up marketing budgets and manage the team’s operating budget
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the brand amongst brokers and clients
  • Support market and competitor research efforts to ensure that the Company’s products and services are the best in the region
  • Perform any other duties or serve other roles as required by the Regional Lead

The Person

The right candidates must:

  • Possess Strong knowledge of the insurance market
  • Possess strong knowledge of brokers/clients needs
  • Possess first degree in insurance or social science field from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Possess minimum of 2:l upper credit
  • Membership of CIIN, CIM or second degree will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of two years experience in marketing/sales with a leading insurance/financial services organization.


4.)  Team Lead, Oil and Gas

Requirement

Successful candidate will be required to;

  • Develop strategies for identifying and prospecting direct clients and brokers
  • Develop strategies for delivering excellent services to customers
  • Develop strategies for maintaining enduring relationship with existing and potential clients
  • Identify opportunities for new products development in Oil & Gas Sector
  • Supervise activates of the Teams to ensure that Team Objectives are met
  • Take full responsibility for meeting set targets for the Team
  • Coordinate all marketing and sales efforts amongst brokers/clients
  • Design, implement and facilitate annual marketing plan for the team identify opportunities to enhance the brand amongst brokers and clients
  • Support market and competitor research efforts to improve the Company’s products and services for Oil & Gas sector.

The Person

The right candidate must

  • Have good knowledge and understanding of oil and Gas understanding and marketing
  • Have proven business development skills
  • Possess minimum of second class lower or upper credit from leading higher institution.
  • Possession of foreign training certificate in oil and Gas will be added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 year experience in Oil and Gas from a reputable insurance company.


5.)  Team Lead, Research and Development

Requirement

Successful candidate will be required to

  • Design and develop templates for data collection and analysis
  • Develop and implement appropriate techniques for market and competition analysis
  • Produce reports of comparative analysis of the operating environment
  • Provide periodic product performance reports.
  • Carry out amendment/enhancement of existing products
  • Liaise with statutory authorities to produce reports on competitors
  • Co-ordinate effective periodic customer satisfaction survey
  • Maintain database of customers and brokers
  • Monitor and evaluate service level agreements for improvements

The Person

The right candidate must:

  • Possess working knowledge of all aspect of strategic management
  • Possess strong knowledge of Insurance and Company laws and related statutes
  • Possess keen interest in statistical analysts
  • Demonstrate ability to interpret financial reports
  • Possess first degree in Actuarial Science from a reputable university
  • Possess a minimum of 2:1
  • Membership of CllN, or second degree will be an added advantage
  • Possess a minimum of seven years experience in the industry, three of which should in similar role with a leading insurance/financial services organization.

6.)  Brand Management Executive

Requirement

Successful candidate will be required to:

  • Develop and maintain a superior brand management programme for the Company
  • Support business development initiatives of the marketing teams
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the brand amongst all stakeholders
  • Maintain excellent relationship with relevant media
  • Participate in the design and implementation of annual marketing plan
  • Draw up budgets for branding and other corporate visibility initiatives
  • Ensure the brand Guinea insurance remains a household name

The Person

The right candidate must:

  • Possess good knowledge of the print, electronic and online media
  • Possess good knowledge of insurance policvholders1 expectation
  • Have prior experience and flair for the media industry
  • Possess B.Sc. in Mass communication from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Possess a minimum of 2:2
  • Possess minimum 5 years relevant experience, 3 of which must be from the mass media.

7.)  Team lead, Finance and Accounts

Requirement

Successful candidate will be required to:

  • Develop and direct the execution of major financial policies and procedures which are consistent and in compliance with current accepted accounting procedure and practices
  • Ensure preparation of financial statements, budgets, forecasts of income and expense, cost analysts and related activities.
  • Directs financial reporting and fiscal procedures
  • Establish procedure and controls for efficient and effective operations of accounts payable as well as departmental financial and budget reports
  • Write, monitor and ensure compliance with the organization’s accounting policy
  • Coordinate budget development with all department heads and monitors the budget throughout the year
  • Timely rendition of statutory returns
  • Liaise with external auditors, tax authorities etc to ensure full compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Monitor departmental performance against benchmark to ensure achievement
  • Coordinate and monitor cost expense management strategies
  • Ensure timely and efficient reconciliation of balance sheet and P& L items
  • Ensure best practices in both internal and external financial activities

The Person

The right candidate must

  • Have first degree in Accounting
  • Professional qualification ie. ACA, ACCA, CPA
  • Minimum of 10 years experience.

8.)  Team Lead, Investment

Requirement

Successful candidate will be required to:

  • Monitor investments market with respect to achieving stated objectives
  • Vet all investment proposals
  • Assists in developing investment policies and processes
  • Provide investment analyses and reports to facilitate decision making
  • Ensure compliance with statutory regulations as it relates to investments

The Person

The right candidate must:

  • Have first degree in a Finance or related discipline
  • Have professional qualification i.e. CIS, CFA, ACA or ACCA ICAN
  • Have a strong understanding of the legal and regulatory framework of Insurance business and investment, asset management and strategic management
  • Have good knowledge of the money, capital and real estate markets, financial analysis and portfolio modeling and management
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in related role

9.)  Accounting/Finance Executives

Requirement

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Ensure that daily transactions are recorded, posted and reconciled to reflect an up to date financial position
  • Analyze returns for all transactions to ensure debit notes and receipts tally with schedules and tellers
  • Prepare and update production and collection summary reports for management information
  • Ensure receipts and debit notes for transaction are correctly raised errors on debit notes
  • Post VAT on Commissions on transactions
  • Compile list of VAT defaulters for appropriate actions
  • File all debit notes, receipts, tellers, schedule of risks, schedule of payments and other documents
  • Process petty cash retirement
  • Post expenses to required expense account
  • General ledger Management
  • Preparation of management account schedules
  • Ensures the maintenance of updated Asset Register
  • Manage and ensure strict follow up on all advances given to staff to ensure timely retirement
  • Liaise with all account officers to the company’s bank accounts in various banks with regards to all bank transactions
  • Ensures prompt and complete preparation of all relevant reports.

The Person

The right candidate must

  • Have minimum of 2:1
  • Have  working knowledge of generally acceptable account practice
  • Have a minimum of 2-3 two years experience in accounting  function.


10.)  Team Lead Administration

Requirement

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Contribute to establishment of policies, procedure and work schedule for Administration Department
  • Identify needs, evaluate options and make recommendations on procurement
  • Maintain a safe and secure working environment
  • Provide leadership to team members by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring and appraising job results; initiating, coordinating and enforcing systems, policies and procedures
  • Process requirements, negotiate prices and ensure delivery of quality goods and services
  • Complete special projects by organising and coordinating information and requirements; planning, arranging and meeting schedules; monitoring results
  • Ensure the provision of business supportive infrastructure and facilities

The Person

The right candidate must:

  • Strong knowledge of facilities management
  • Demonstrate knowledge of regulatory and statutory requirement
  • Have first degree in any business or social science field with a minimum of 2;2 from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Have a minimum of 7 years experience; 3 must be at similar role in a reputable company.


11.)  Human Resources Executive

Requirement

Candidate will be required to:

  • Implement effective HR strategies aimed to acquire and retain highly motivated workforce that will drive Guinea Insurance strategic objectives.
  • Implement an enterprise-wide performance management framework that will drive enterprise, business unit and individual performance and career development against defined key performance indicators
  • Implement an effective manpower plan that will drive the recruiting and retaining key talent
  • Implement Guinea Insurance training curriculum & plan to ensure optimal competencies and skills for each job role within Guinea Insurance
  • Coordinate employee reward strategies, policies and programmes.

The Person

The right candidate must:

  • Have working knowledge of all aspect of human resources functional areas
  • Have working  knowledge of Nigerian Labour law and related statutes
  • Have first degree in any business or social science field from a reputable institution of higher learning.
  • Have minimum of 2.1/Upper credit
  • Have a minimum of two years experience in an HR role.

12.)  Head, Risk Management

Requirement

Successful candidate will be  required to:

  • Deliver efficient  underwriting. Claims,  Reinsurance and survey operations in the company.
  • Contribute to the overall strategic positioning of  Guinea insurance  Plc.
  • Contribute to developing and maintaining strong relationship with Brokers,
  • Agents and Clients with a view to fostering goodwill for the Company
  • Work in concert with risks Management service providers to ensure prudent and scientific assessment and rating of risks in order to achieve and sustain underwriting profit.
  • Ensure the adoption of proactive underwriting, claims and reinsurance method and advise management and direct reports alike of latest developments and trends in the market
  • Formulate and ensure Implementation of the company’s technical policies
  • Liaise with the other departments in the Company to ensure proper and timely rendering of returns and documents.
  • Supervise the day to day activities in the department
  • Motivate and Identify the training needs and manpower development of staff in the department
  • Participate in the development of new products to service new and existing clients.
  • Contribute to the development of Guinea’s corporate Marketing Strategy.
  • Ensure customers satisfaction at all times.

The Person

The right candidate must

  • Possess first degree / HND with a minimum of second class lower division in Social Science/ Humanities from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Be an Associate Membership of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria / London
  • A sound knowledge of General Insurance underwriting; claims administration, reinsurance end survey operations
  • Minimum of 10 years post-graduation experience, 5 of which must be at similar role in a leading insurance company.

13.)  Team Lead, Claims

Requirement

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Provide the team with supervisory and technical leadership required to achieve business objectives
  • Develop and implement excellent claims operations
  • Drive performance in individuals and team
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements
  • Coach and mentor young professionals
  • Draw underwriters’ and marketers’ attention to intolerable physical and moral hazards
  • Recommend risks improvement measures
  • Make technical input to aid effective risks management
  • Coordinate compilation of various reports for regulatory authorities
  • Ensure excellent claim’s service delivery
  • Represent the company at crucial meetings
  • Makes technical and business recommendations to manage.

The Person

The right candidate must

  • Possess first degree / HND with a minimum of second class lower division in Social Science/ Humanities from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Be an Associate Membership of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria / London
  • At least 5 years in claims management and administrations
  • A sound knowledge of General Insurance underwriting;
  • Excellent leadership, verbal, written communications and computer skills
  • At least 5  active years in similar role in  a reputable insurance company
  • Have a minimum of ten years post-graduation experience in relevant role.

14.)  Team Lead, Underwriting

Requirement

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Provide the team with supervisory and technical leadership required to achieve business objectives
  • Develop and implement excellent underwriting operations
  • Drive  performance in individuals and team
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory statutory requirements
  • Coach and mentor young professionals
  • Draw marketers’ attention to intolerable physical and moral hazards
  • Recommend risks improvement measures
  • Make technical input to aid effective risk management
  • Coordinate compilation of various reports to aid management decisions
  • Coordinate compilation of various reports for regulatory authorities
  • Makes technical and business recommendations to management.

The Person

The right candidate must

  • Be proactive and attach great importance to integrity
  • Possess First degree /HND with a minimum of second class Lower division in Social Science/ Humanities from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Be an Associate Membership of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria / London
  • At least 5 active years in similar role in a reputable insurance company
  • Have a minimum of 10 years post-graduation experience in relevant  role.


15.)  Team Lead, Reinsurance

Requirement

Successful candidate will be  required to :

  • Coordinated and  supervise activities of the  unit to ensure conformity with the business objectives and  regulatory guidelines
  • Advise on apportionment and placement of risks to treaty and local facultative reinsurers
  • Design a prudent and suitable reinsurance arrangement for the company to protect it against adverse risk exposure
  • Review list of insurance companies to transact business with and make recommendation to the Head Risk Management
  • Formulate action plans for market penetration in reinsurance marketing
  • Take necessary and prompt corrective actions to ensure the achievement of the  objectives of the  unit
  • Submit reports on the units operations to the  Head Risk Management and recommend remedial actions to correct deviations from plan.
  • Ensure timely rendition of returns to treaty reinsurers
  • Analyze risk/profit/underwriting statistics to determine treaty capacity of the company for the  incoming financial year
  • Prepare annual budget of the unit for approval by the Head Risk Management
  • Train subordinates on the job to improve on their skills.
  • Convene and direct meetings with direct reports to review operational activities.

The Person

The right candidate must

  • Possess strong knowledge of treaty and facilitative  reinsurance arrangements
  • Possess strong knowledge of the  insurance industry, statutory and regulatory guidelines
  • Possess first degree/HND with a minimum of second class lower division in Social Sciences/Humanities from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Be an Associate Membership of Chartered  Insurance institute of Nigeria/London
  • At least 5 active  years in similar role in a  reputable  insurance company
  • Have a minimum of  10 years post  graduation experience  in relevant role.

16.)  Team Lead, Information Technology

Requirement

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Lead IT Department operational and  strategic planning ,including  fostering  innovation, planning  projects, and organizing and  negotiating the allocation of  resources
  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade and  support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating  systems, hardware, software, and  peripherals
  • Benchmark, analyze, report and  make  recommendations  for the  improvement  and  growth of the  IT infrastructure and IT systems.
  • Oversee provision of end-user services, including  help desk and technical support services
  • Work with stakeholders to define  business and systems requirements  for  new technology implementations
  • Direct research on potential technology solutions in support of procurement efforts
  • Keep current  with the latest technologies
  • Manage financial aspects of the IT Department, including purchasing, budgeting and  budget review
  • Develop business case justifications and  cost/benetit analyses  for IT spending  and initiatives
  • Approve and  oversee projects and  project portfolio
  • Develop and  implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing and service provision
  • Develop requests for proposal
  • Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourcing and consultant contracts and service agreements
  • Practice asset management for IT hardware, software and equipment
  • Manage IT staffing, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development evaluation, evaluation and disciplinary actions
  • Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with the organization’s executives, department heads and end-users regarding pertinent IT activities.

The Person

The right candidate must

  • Possess strong technical knowledge of network and PC operation system
  • Possess strong  technical knowledge  of current  network hardware, protocols, and standards
  • Possess extensive application support experience
  • Possess proven experience  in IT infrastructure planning and development
  • Possess excellent  understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
  • Possess strong understanding of human resources  management principles, practices and  procedures
  • Possess strong understanding of project management principles
  • Demonstrate ability to conduct and direct research into IT issues and products as required
  • Demonstrate ability to present ideas in business-friendly and  user-friendly language
  • Demonstrate ability to perform general mathematical calculations for the  purpose of  creating  business cases, budgets and so on.
  • Candidates must possess B.Sc, HND in computer  Sciences from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Relevant professional qualifications
  • Minimum of 10 years  experience in ICT, 2 of which must  be  in the  Insurance  Industry.

17.)  Team Lead, Credit Control

Requirement

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Plan, direct and control the current to medium term strategies of the unit to ensure conformity with the business strategy
  • Supervise the activities of staff of the sections to ensure timely and efficient service delivery
  • Co-ordinate and monitor prompt follow up and collection of premium payments from brokers/agents/clients
  • Ensure proper allegation of various payment made by customers against debit/credit notes for accuracy of records.
  • Monitor and follow up returned cheques to ensure timely replacement by clients
  • Ensure that reminders/statement of accounts are prepared promptly and sent to brokers/clients on outstanding premium.
  • Maintain positive relations with brokers/agents and handle debt recovery issues with tact and diplomacyLiaise with Unit Heads within the Technical and Business Development group to follow up outstanding premium payments
  • Submit periodic reports on the company’s credit position to the Group head
  • Review and approve monthly statement of accounts to be sent to brokers/agents to keep them informed on their outstanding balance
  • Review the company’s credit control system for currency and appropriateness
  • Ensure prompt reconciliation of brokers/agents accounts to generate information on brokers/agents financial standing with the company.

The Person

The right candidate must

  • Possess strong accounting knowledge
  • Demonstrate strong credit analysis abilities
  • Candidate must have Bachelors degree/HND in Accounting from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Minimum of 5 years industry experience of which 3 must be at middle  management level in a credit control function.

General Requirement

All successful candidates must:

  • Be proactive and attach great importance to integrity and transparency
  • Possess strong analytical minds and pay attention to details
  • Excellent leadership, verbal, written  communications and computer skills
  • Be excellent team players  with drive and great interpersonal skills
  • Be able to cope with change, be  flexible  and handle uncertain
  • Possess strong presentation skills
  • Be able to cope with change, to be flexible and handle uncertainty
  • Be able to make sense of issues, identify and solve problems and “think on one’s feet
  • Be result oriented
  • Be able to maintain appropriately directed energy and stamina, to exercise self-control and learn new behaviors
  • Possess ability to exhibit tact and diplomacy in negotiations
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment
  • For all leading role relevant training from leading business schools would be a clear advantage.


Application Deadline

27th January, 2010

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send comprehensive CV  as a word attachment on or before 27th January, 2011 to: [email protected]

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