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General Manager

Job Title: General Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: PORT LOUIS, Mauritius
Salary: Attractive Package
Reference: 3428
Contact Name: Salim Peer
Job Published: February 14, 2018 11:10

Job Description

A major player based in Mauritius with an international footprint, is recruiting a General Manager who will be responsible to lead and manage all strategic initiatives of the life insurance business of the Group and at the same time be a driver of change and an efficient business process implementer. The General Manager will be a strong supporter of building the BU’s brand and reputation through enhancing its value proposition on the market.

Key responsibilities


  • Lead the effective implementation of strategic objectives and future forecast, as approved by the Board
  • Ensure a safe solvency margin
  • Ensure a close watch on Customer feedback, liquidity and investment returns, Sales and expenditure


  • Propose and advise to the Board of innovative, prospective developments to enhance value proposition
  • Ensure quality and customer focus, in line with strategy
  • Build a strong company reputation and branding, to attract customers, employees and shareholders

Processes & KPAs

  • Lead the development of overall management systems (Finance, operations, HR, etc.)
  • Ensure regulatory and legislative compliance to safeguard the company to any risk
  • Ensure regular and timely reporting to Board and relevant committees
  • Lead and build a committed, capable and engaged workforce
  • Drive change successfully, and within prescribed timeframes
  • Set, and measure, high standards of performance
  • Rebuild and maintain a positive and successful company image

Qualifications and Experience

Job Requirements

  • Holder of a Management post-graduate degree, or equivalent
  • A senior leader within the Life Insurance or any other relevant sector experience of at least 10 years within a leadership role
  • A natural mentor with inspiring and people leading capabilities
  • A top tier business leader with strong negotiation skills
  • A Customer Centric evangelist 


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