PwC Ghana Current Jobs 2019

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6 Feb, 2019

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

Our client is a widely recognised Specialist Life Assurance Company, serving thousands of customers with bespoke insurance products tailored for each phase of their lives. The company is aimed at improving the quality of life of clients by providing prompt and quality Insurance service delivery. The company offers a wide range of insurance products such as annuity, investment plans, group life plans, etc.

Job Description

Job Title: General Manager

Job Purpose

The chief executive officer is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the company by working with the board of directors and the executive management team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies.

Primary Objectives

•Manage the overall operations of the company, including product development, marketing, communications and logistics
•Develop and implement strategies designed to grow the business including meeting investor, consumer and employee needs
•Make important decisions that affect the company’s direction and its employees

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Duties and Responsibilities

•Define and execute the company’s business strategies in order to attain the goal of the Board and shareholders
•Ensure that the appropriate functional and professional support is in place to enable the company deliver on its strategy
•Ensure implementation of the comprehensive business plans to facilitate achievement of set goals by planning cost-effective operations and market development activities
•Provide leadership in defining the brand, ethics and values of the company
•Execute the instructions of the Board and ensures that Board decisions are properly communicated to executive management, staff and all stakeholders
•Report the financial and administrative status of the company to the Board at all times
•Support the Board to identify trends that provide the basis for vision and future services
•Works effectively with the Board to achieve its governance functions and facilitates the optimum performance of the Board
•Develop strong and positive relationships with key industry players, stakeholders and regulators
•Ensure the reporting of financial and strategic plans to the Board and other key stakeholders
•Lead the identification of new business opportunities in order to diversify the Company’s sources of revenue
•Propose yearly budgets for Board approval and ensure the prudent management of resources within agreed guidelines
•Ensure that the company achieves set financial performance goals including profit, market share and investments
•Ensure that competent people are in critical roles within the company and establishes a process for continuous people development
•Ensure the implementation of appropriate rewards/recognition and coaching/corrective practices to align employees with company goals
•Ensure the implementation of adequate successions plan for strategic business roles within the Company
•Provide general oversight of the company’s operations to ensure efficiency and effectiveness
•Ensure cohesion within the company, especially by maintaining a conducive working environment
•Ensure compliance with policies that promote the company’s strategy, culture, mission and vision
•Promote communication and adequate information flow to ensure effective management of the company
•Ensure that all activities are performed in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and laws governing business operations

Skills and Competencies

•Strategic Thinking
•Business Acumen
•Leadership
•Results Driven
•Financial Management
•Problem Solving/Analysis
•Collaboration Skills
•Familiarity with diverse business functions such as marketing, public relations, finance etc.
•In-depth knowledge of corporate governance and general management best practices

Qualifications

•Minimum of a first degree in any discipline
•MBA or Masters in Economics, Finance, or related discipline is required
• Membership of a relevant Professional Institution is required
• At least ten (10) years working experience in the insurance industry, with a minimum of seven (7) at senior management level or at least fifteen (15) years work experience, with a minimum of ten (10) at senior management level in a Technical Department of an Insurance or Reinsurance Company

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