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Executive Director Job in a Leading Insurance Company

A leading player in the Insurance Industry, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Executive Director

Ref No: ED0518
Location: Lagos
Status: Permanent

Job Summary

  • The role of the Executive Director is an Executive Management role reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/Board of Directors, and is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors.

Job Requirements

  • 15+ years Insurance experience with the last 5 years in an Executive Management role
  • Bachelor’s Degree/M.Sc/MBA in relevant areas plus a professional certification in Insurance.


  • Leadership
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Operational planning and management
  • Program planning and management
  • Human resources planning and management
  • Financial planning and management
  • Risk management
  • Community relations/advocacy.
Key Responsibilities

  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization
  • Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the organization
  • Act as a professional advisor to the Board of Director on all aspects of the organization’s activities
  • Develop an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the organization
  • Ensure that the operation of the organization meets the expectations of its clients, Board and Shareholders
  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization
  • Draft policies for the approval of the Board and prepare procedures to implement the organizational policies; review existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate
  • Monitor the day-to-day delivery of the programs and services of the organization to maintain or improve quality
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of special projects
  • Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations
  • Recruit, interview and select staff that have the right technical and personal abilities to help further the organization’s mission
  • Work with staff and the Board (Finance Committee) to prepare a comprehensive budget
  • Work with the Board to secure adequate funding for the operation of the organization
  • Communicate with stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the organization
  • Identify and evaluate the risks to the organization’s people (clients, staff, management), property, finances, goodwill, and image and implement measures to control risks
  • If you can see yourself in this role, our Client will like to meet with you


Deadline: 30th June, 2018.

Method of Application 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Cover Letters to: With the subject title “ED0518”.

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