Recruitment / Consulting

Employment Opportunities at Catilas Resources Limited, 6th November, 2019

Catilas Resources Limited is an outsourcing and advisory services Company. Our focus is to help our clients leverage their core capabilities to optimize market opportunities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Actuarial

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Job Purpose

  • The role is to analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty
  • Applying mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to assess the risk that an event will occur and help the business and clients develop policies that minimize the cost of that risk.

Key Responsibilities
Valuation and Reporting:

  • Accurate and timeous reporting (monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual).
  • Communicate any delays early (from receiving information to outputs).
  • Ensure that Head of Finance and CEO have the detail and explanations of any movements in numbers to be reported before submission.
  • Update and manage forecasts.
  • Provide input into Exco reports.
  • Actuarial input in budgets.
  • Prepare valuation reports.
  • Ensure that management understand any variations in results and forecasts and understand the consequences of decisions/changes, e.g. change in expenses.
  • Provide early warning on trends that could impact forecasts/results.
  • Embedded value reporting.

Actuarial Controls:

  • Sign-off by Statutory Actuary within timelines
  • Improve process of controls / governance with aim to reduce mistakes.
  • Maintain, develop and roll-out actuarial policies and standards

Experience Monitoring:

  • Accurate and timely experience monitoring.
  • Feedback loop into management actions and assumptions setting.
  • Focus on additional items that add value (from data investigations).

Actuarial Risks Management:

  • Ensure and monitor effectiveness of reinsurance programmes.
  • Asset and Liability Matching.
  • Identify product risks from experience investigations.
  • Drive actuarial committee

Regulatory and Tax:

  • Knowledge of regulatory and tax environments in Nigeria and identify ways to influence the environments.
  • Ensure tax is being considered consistently.

Capital Management:

  • Review investment mandates. Asset splits between policyholders (impact on capital) and shareholders. Asset splits between statutory and excess capital, and respective investment strategy.
  • Provide input into investment committees for investment strategies.
  • Monitoring compliance with investment mandates (add to what is in place).
  • Look at actual returns earned compared to expected.
  • Track capital and solvency positions. Highlight potential future issues.

Actuarial Team Development:

  • Training and oversight of the Actuarial team.
  • On-going personal development.
  • Stability in the team and build necessary capacity.
  • Ensure that actuarial team are motivated, acceptably competent and developed.

Key Performance Indicator

  • Building a solid, highly efficient Actuarial function
  • Actuarial Reporting
  • Meeting regulatory requirements and timelines
  • Contributing to profitability.


  • A minimum of First Degree in Actuarial Science from a recognized local or international university. Full/Part/Ongoing Professional qualification in Actuarial Sciences is a key requirement
  • Minimum of 6-10 years working experience in a generalist or specialist actuarial role in a financial services environment
  • People management and team development skills
  • Have excellent IT skills and be familiar with Actuarial software packages
  • Excellent understanding and use of data for management decision making will be desirable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Focused and structured in approach, effectively managing multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Creative, confident and professional person with high levels of drive and integrity

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Head of Operations

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Job Purpose

  • This job is responsible for design and successful implementation of the company’s operations strategy in terms of underwriting and Premium Admin, client retention, claims management, customer service delivery and regulatory compliance leading to profitability of the company

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide significant input in the design and implementation of overall corporate strategy.
  • Provide quality leadership for the operations function in line with corporate strategy.
  • Ensure seamless functioning of all units under operations to achieve yearly targets and long term objectives of the company.
  • Strictly monitor, evaluate and provide feedback to unit heads on underwriting and premium admin, client retention, claims management and customer service delivery.
  • Liaise with IT department to ensure consistent functioning of IT software, Network system, IT infrastructure and to enhance service delivery.
  • Ensure regular update of back-up system on all operational activities to engender business continuity in the event of a disaster.
  • Design efficient and effective policies, processes, and procedures leading to quick resolution of client complaints.
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports on operations activities.
  • Deploy appropriate performance management strategies and feedback mechanisms for the operations function in order to achieve desired results.
  • Responsible for the embedding of a company-wide customer centric culture.
  • Ensure that operational activities always conform to business regulations.
  • Put in place control measures to ensure compliance and manage risk.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Financial targets
  • New business growth
  • Ensure effective and efficient administrative platform
  • Effective and efficient customer service delivery
  • Risk and compliance


  • At least 6-10 years of operational experience within the Insurance Industry.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Tertiary Degree with relevant professional (Insurance) qualifications
  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • Hands on people management and development skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: MD/Chief Executive Officer

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Job Purpose

  • To manage effectively and efficiently the company on a day-to-day basis, within the authority delegated by the Board of Directors (the “Board”) and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and ensure profitability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating and implementing the company or organization’s vision, mission and values to promote the right culture.
  • Develop, implement and monitor the business strategies, plans, organizational structure, policies and controls, as approved by the Board.
  • Supervise and evaluating the work of other executive leaders within the company.
  • Ensure the development of key senior executive officers.
  • Oversee overall financial performance.
  • Ensure the company maintains high social responsibility wherever it does business

Corporate Leadership:

  • Develops, for the Board’s approval, strategic direction and positioning to ensure the Company’s profitable growth and success.
  • Ensure the Company has sound operating plans to meet goals and objectives as agreed with the Board.
  • Set an operational philosophy that is performance driven, maintains a high level of employee morale and motivation, is sensitive to and driven by customer needs, and meets the highest ethical standards.
  • Develop and motivates management, ensuring the effectiveness of senior management.
  • Ensure succession plans are in place to provide the continuity of leadership required by the Company for the future.
  • Ensure that all operations are conducted in full compliance with applicable laws, regulations and the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.
  • Responsible for the Company’s overall risk profile, including the development, communication and assessment of the Company’s Risk Appetite Statement and Risk Appetite Framework.

Working with the Board:

  • Collaborate with the Chair of the Board in setting priorities and Board agendas.
  • Ensure that the Board is kept informed of the overall business operations and major issues.
  • Provide timely and effective information for the Board to give the best advice and counsel during meetings, as required throughout the year.
  • Provide the Board, at Board and committee meetings, with exposure to senior and high potential management.
  • Seek Board approval for expenditures or other actions or transactions falling outside of authorizations established by the Board from time to time.
  • Obtain Board approval prior to acceptance of significant outside Board appointments and public service commitments.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Achievement of financial targets
  • Good Corporate Governance
  • Retention of key employees
  • Competitive survival of the company


  • Tertiary Degree with a chartered insurance qualification
  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • At least 10 years working experience in the insurance industry with at least 5 years’ experience in Senior Management Roles.

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • In-depth understanding of financial management
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Sound analytical skills and demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Problem solving and management experience
  • Motivation and drive for success; Business Acumen.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Regional Security Supervisor

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

As a regional security supervisor, you will be required to:

  • Manage and coordinate security activities in assigned region.
  • Maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders i.e. relevant security agencies (SSS, Nigerian Police, Army etc.)
  • Supervise and manage security activities for the protection of staff and properties.
  • Provide security advise to management and staff in coverage area ensuring all preventive and proactive measures are taken to protect lives and properties.
  • To leverage technology to monitor and provide technical support for the procurement and use security equipment e.g. security camera, electronic access systems and security eequipment maintenance.
  • Participate in the formulation of security policies and procedures as well as the design of new policies.
  • Manage security agencies and ensure adherence to Service level Agreement (SLA) with security service providers in assigned region
  • Anticipated and proactively manage security event events, including but not limited to action plans for emergencies and security situations, mitigating issues arising in emergency situations.

Education, Experience and credentials required: To be eligible for consideration, candidates are expected to meet the following education and experience requirements:

  • First Degree with experience in a security organization with Professional security certification (CIP, IIPS, ICPC)
  • Retired military, Police or DSS /SSS
  • Law degree with Security professional certifications
  • Minimum of 8-12 years’ work experience as a military/ force /intelligence personnel

Skills necessary to perform the job:

  • Good understanding of the security environment and terrain.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Report writing, and presentation on security trends in the industries and security challenges.
  • Team player, with superior knowledge of security processes and guidelines
  • Good understanding of financial institutions processes and regulatory requirements, particularly designing and testing of adequacy of security infrastructure.
  • Technologically savvy. Good understanding of security devices, using technology to monitor and manage security e.g. access control, CCTV monitoring etc.

Job physical demands and work environment:

  • Job requires frequent travel
  • Must be Agile
  • Meetings with security agencies
  • Good understanding of the security issue/ challenges in coverage area

Age requirement:

  • Between 35-45 years

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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