GUINEA INSURANCE PLC JOB VACANCIES IN NIGERIA – (17 POSITIONS)

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GUINEA INSURANCE PLC JOB VACANCIES IN NIGERIA – (17 POSITIONS)

Insurance Jobs in nigeria – Guinea Insurance Plc
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 facilitative 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/benefit 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

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.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should send comprehensive CV  as a word attachment on or before 27th January, 2011 to:cv@guineainsurance.com

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