Executive Director, Technical at a Leading Nigerian Insurance Company

A leading brand in the Nigerian Insurance industry is in search of a high performing executive to join its governance team.

The company is aligning its strategic objectives to meet the changing demands of the current market landscape and seeks a highly visionary individual to sustain and maintain its technical edge.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Executive Director, Technical

Location: Nigeria

Job Descriptions

  • The successful candidate shall be responsible for leading and supervising the technical and underwriting functions of the company.
  • He/she shall be responsible and accountable to the Board of Directors through the Managing Director.

Specifically, the successful candidate will:

  • Provide effective support to the board in defining the strategic direction and focus of the company
  • Lead initiation and implementation of strategies and policies in accordance with board approved priorities for the technical directorate
  • Generate business growth opportunities by developing and managing key relationships for enhanced revenue performance
  • Provide underwriting philosophies and discipline across all business lines
  • Lead and motivate divisional and departmental teams with direct reporting relationship to the office
  • Manage and execute high level process development as well as the quantity and quality of work performed by the technical directorate
  • Accountable for effective implementation of and adherence to established obligations, contracts and other underwriting commitments
  • Annually design, implement and manage underwriting authority, guidelines and approval thresholds
  • Responsible for all technical regulatory compliance requirements as set by the National Insurance Commission
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  • Provide direct oversight for day to day operations of policy administration and insurance operations functions
  • Other duties as assigned by the MD/CEO and the board

Qualifications and Attributes

  • A first Degree, preferably in Insurance, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Finance or related discipline from a reputable institution
  • Professional insurance qualifications i.e. ACII or equivalent
  • A Master’s degree in relevant field will be an added advantage
  • 15+ years experience in underwriting and business development
  • High level strategic thinking capabilities
  • Strong numeric and technical skills
  • Good team leading and building orientation
  • Executive level creativity and innovative competencies
  • Proficiency in the use of modern day technology-based service delivery tools

Application Closing Date
18th October, 2016.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their current comprehensive Curriculum Vitae prepared as a MS Word/Adobe document to: executivejobs11@gmail.com


  • All applicants are guaranteed thjob attheir applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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