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Adexen is mandated by an international insurance group to recruit an Expatriate Chief Underwriting Officer who will cover their operations in Angola.
They are looking for a high potential candidate with strong Underwriting Technical skills who is ready to move to the next step of their career.
Our client is an insurance leader in Africa, operating in over 20 countries mainly in the non-life insurance segment.
The Chief Underwriting Officer will report directly to the Managing Director. His/her duties include:
- Functions as Senior Officer of Underwriting and Risk Management which includes developing and enhancing underwriting and risk management philosophies and procedures according to the needs of the Company and market conditions. Provides high-level expertise and guidance in technical insurance matters.
- Functions as Senior Marketing and Business Development Manager by leading and directing the Company’s marketing and business development efforts and assures proper communication and coordination between Underwriting and Marketing.
- Functions as Product Development Director which includes the development and/or enhancement of new and/or existing products and market entries. Makes certain that products are competitive from a pricing and coverage standpoint and assures that products are in compliance with all insurance laws, regulations and Company strategic plans.
- Participates in corporate strategic planning.
- Responsible for the development, implementation and execution of operational plans to be certain strategic plans and corporate objectives are met.
- Responsible for departmental budgeting and forecasting.
- Provides guidance, leadership and motivation to assigned managers and associates.
- Experience with core insurance systems & packaging
- Strong underwriting experience
- 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 Angola or neighbouring countries.
attractive expatriate package