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  • Posted: Jan 20, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 15, 2021
  • CIC Insurance Group Limited, commonly referred to as CIC Group, is an insurance and investment group that operates mainly in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Malawi
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    Executive Assistant to the MD– General Business


    Executive Assistant provides direct support to the Managing Director (MD) – General Insurance in relation to his responsibilities.


    • Under the direct supervision of the Managing Director-General Insurance, the Executive Assistant will be responsible for the following main duties:
    • Provide dedicated substantive support and assistance to the Managing Director-General Insurance in the discharge of his responsibilities.
    • Works with the Managing Director-General Insurance & HRBP to develop and maintain relations with MD’s direct reports.
    • Receive and disseminating related information to external and internal clients;
    • Raising all payments that relate to Executive Office;
    • Coordinate and organizing for staff meetings i.e. Town halls etc.;
    • Coordinate the logistics of the interview process for Senior Managers of the subsidiary i.e. Booking rooms, prepare documentation, filling of pre-interview forms;
    • Assisting the prospects/Clients to resolve any queries that arises and
    • Assist in liaising with intermediaries for effective customer experience at the MD;s Office
    • Preparing for, meeting and greeting visitors to the office, anticipating needs and setting a professional yet warm and welcoming tone
    • Helping organize & execute events when required;
    • Working closely with the rest of the Operations Team to ensure smooth operations of the MD’s office


    Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

    Professional Qualifications

    • Professional Certification (added advantage)


    • Up to two (2) years’ relevant experience.

    Skills and Attributes

    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Excellent customer care skills
    • Good analytical skills
    • Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications

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    Group Chief Finance Officer

    CIC Group seeks to recruit a financial astute leader to join this winning team as the Group Chief Finance Officer (GCFO), reporting to the Group Chief Executive Officer. The successful candidate will be in charge of Group financial operations, driving Group strategy, investment goals, budgets, economic forecasting, negotiations, stewardship of Company assets as well as maintaining investor relations and business partnership.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Formulate and implement the Group strategy, linking business objectives with financial goals;
    • Provide strategic direction on matters relating to business performance, new investments and business opportunities and changes to enhance profitability and shareholder value;
    • Proactively, establish and maintain highly collaborative stakeholder and investor relations;
    • Prepare regular and periodic financial reports to the board that provide a strategic direction and qualitative assessment on the achievement of the planned financial goals;
    • Lead, manage and supervise the preparation of the annual budgeting process;
    • Achieve the profit levels as set by the annual budget and attain a return on investment above industry average;
    • Responsible for evaluation, analysis and interpretation of corporate performance data;
    • Monitor and review operational processes to maximize efficiency;
    • Maintain acceptable expense and loss ratios;
    • Ensure appropriate financial management structures and policies are continuously developed, reviewed and implemented;
    • Ensure that financial resources are appropriate, sufficient and effectively deployed to achieve Group initiatives;
    • Identify and manage principal financial and investment risks likely to affect the organisation, and establish robust internal control mechanisms to mitigate them;
    • Champion and implement innovative financial strategies, policies and procedures for sustainable business growth and improvements;
    • Analyze data, identify trends and patterns, and forecast the required financial data for appropriate investment decisions;
    • Provide oversight on Group sourcing and facilities/property function;
    • Supervise train and develop staff to achieve a highly productive and motivated team; and
    • Practice and promote a culture of high quality standards, integrity and ethics across the Company.

    Person Specifications

    • Be a holder of a business related Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or any other related field gained from a recognized institution. A Post Graduate Qualification in a business related field will be an added advantage;
    • Possess relevant professional qualification(s) such as CPA or ACCA, or CFA, CIMA, CIPFA;
    • Be a member in good standing of a recognized relevant professional body e.g. ICPAK, ACCA;
    • A certificate in Corporate Governance will be an added advantage;
    • Have knowledge and relevant work experience of not less than ten (10) years, with at least five (5) years served in senior leadership position;
    • Be a catalyst for driving business transformation;
    • Have demonstrable strategy formulation and execution skills;
    • Must have a thorough understanding and knowledge of financial management, corporate financial law and regulatory compliance, board reporting, as well as demonstrable commercial and investment acumen;
    • Demonstrate leadership, commercial and financial analysis and reporting skills; and
    • Possess strong organizational and stakeholder management skills and ability to grasp business risks and make sound decisions.

    Candidates will be required to satisfy the following additional requirements:

    • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
    • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
    • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
    • Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau; and
    • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

    Method of Application

    If you have the aforementioned professional and academic qualifications and you are ready to execute the above mandate, kindly send your resume to the address below indicating on the subject of your email the job title.

    For example: Ref: Application for Executive Assistant to the MD – General Business to:


    Strictly through Email: [email protected]

    The application should reach us by close of business on 20th January, 2021. Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by 15th February, 2021 consider your application unsuccessful.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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