7 Dec 2018

GENERAL MANAGER OPERATIONS Jobs at Sanlam,December 2018


Job Description

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  • Overview
    We’re in the business of planning for tomorrow. The never-ending pursuit of meticulously crafting our clients’ futures. We do this by truly appreciating the value of money and turning the materials we’re given into something more. It’s our trade and it is something we are passionate about. It’s what makes us Wealthsmiths TM. If you would like to become a Wealthsmith Sanlam General Insurance Tanzania Limited seeks to recruit qualified and experienced professional in the following vacancy:

    General Manager Operations and sales

    Job Summary
    Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, General Manager Operations and sales play a key role in the Organization’s business and operational plans.

    The General Manager Operations and sales will collaborate with the executive management team to sustainably manage operations and sales, to run smoothly in a manner that will keep the Company’s pul Company Business. This position will provide the right person with International exposures and potential to achieve one’s career objectives.

    Strategy execution – business and operational plans, roadmaps budgets, targets, objectives, priorities, schedules, project plans

  • Managing Company external and internal audits by ensuring audit information requirements are provided and management responses are timely
  • Assist in preparation of annual budgets and budgetary control through variance analysis.
  • Operational implementation and execution – monitoring, checking & corrective action Resource and capacity management – availability and optimization – work allocation; workload and workflow monitoring: equipment, infrastructure & tools
    Risk management – identification, assessment & corrective action/escalation
  • Operational efficiency (maintenance, effectiveness & optimization) – procedures, processes & workflows, systems, policies, SOP’s, SLA’s, performance standards
  • Compliant – Legal and Regulatory (Insurance Act of 2000, Insurance regulations of 2009, the VAT Act of 2004, Company Act and all relevant laws of the country)
  • Compliance with internal and external requirements Strategy development and translation of company and department strategy
  • Team direction and guidance (purpose; values; goals; alignment)
  • Team member performance – role clarity and objectives; performance reviews, feedback; corrective actions
  • Team member skill level (training: individual development plans, coaching, career planning)

To serve Board of Directors, fellow senior management team, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam
Maintain Customers – direct, brokers, agents, other 3rd parties Prepare SLA to Suppliers, partners and service providers (e.g. loss assessors, adjuster, legal advocates and medical officers, marketing agencies, Reinsurers, Banks and Micro-financial Institutions. Brokers
Prepare Board Packs and Attend Board Meeting of Directors each quarter
Deputizing Chief Executive Officer and carrying out any other duties delegated by ExCo Members from time to time
Preparing report to Tanzania Insurance Regulatory Authority

Minimum qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Insurance & Risk Management from reputable Higher Learning Institution or
  • Should be an Associate of Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) or IISA
  • MBA and / FCII or FIISA will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years’ working experience in Management
  • Minimum of five years’ working experience as ExCo Member
  • Proven strategic planning experience at the management level O Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Should have Leadership Skills

Should have strong interpersonal and Communication

Working experience with accounting packages

How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the minimum qualifications should apply to the Chief Executive Officer, Sanlam General Insurance (Tanzania) Limited, Amani Place, Ohio Street House, P.O.Box 21228, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania not later than Friday, 07th December 2018. Email: [email protected]

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