Managing Director /CEO in Lagos, Nigeria

at Ernst & Young

Oil & Gas / Mining
Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Exciting Senior Executive Management role A fast-growing subsidiary of one of the largest financial services group in Africa as a result of its recent acquisition, expansion and focus on performance excellence is seeking for a dynamic Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer to provide exceptional service in driving the business growth and brand equity of the institution at the management level. The ideal candidate must be a dynamic top executive professional who has held equivalent position in top-tier Insurance business.

Job Purpose:

To be responsible for defining and implementing the company’s strategy and tactical planning to ensure the company’s growth, profitability and sustainability in the long term.

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Key requirements:

  • Strategic leveraging of industry contacts and previous experience to identify new opportunities, distribution channels and market niches
  • Develop business models to secure long term business positioning.
  • Build internal and external strategic partnerships while liaising with relevant stakeholders to ensure the company operates in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Lead corporate governance and regulatory compliance
  • Achieve operational results for all key metrics in line with annual business budgets and strategic plans.
  • Increase market share and take the lead in general insurance solutions in Nigeria.
  • Attract, nurture and retain exceptional human capital teams to exceed our customers’ expectations
  • Optimize returns to the shareholders through operational growth and effective capital management
  • Maintain awareness of the external and internal competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customer’s new markets and new industry developments.
  • Manage external relationships and influence industry bodies.
  • People Management.

Job requirements:

  • First Degree in Finance/Accounting/Economics or other business related field
  • A post graduate degree will be an added advantage
  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. ACII, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA), CPA (K), or other recognized certifications
  • A minimum of 10 years’ cognate, post qualification experience in the senior management team of an Insurance company, five (5) of which must be at Executive Director or top management level.
  • Excellence understanding of insurance business in Nigeria and the sub-region
  • Demonstrated interaction with the board and senior management teams
  • A track record of unique business initiatives and customer experience strategies
  • Well versed with technology solutions.
  • Aged 35 years and above.


  • Influencing skills at executive level
  • Ability to facilitate strategic decisions
  • Results Driven
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong leadership / people management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with technical & functional staff at all levels
  • Analytical, logical thinker with good problem solving skills
  • Mature outlook and upholds high standards of professional integrity.
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