• General Manager Job at Preferred Personnel

  • Posted on: 27 November, 2016 Deadline: 5 December, 2016
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    With over 20 years’ of experience in the industry, our vision of being a regional leader in delivering an integrated human resource service and our mission of assisting our clients in realizing and reaching their goals and objectives through the right people has never shifted as we constantly seek to be the best company that we can be. We base our vision and mission on a foundation of four pillars that form our corporate brand identity and these are: Being Progressive – Always looking ahead and seeking solutions to tomorrow's problems, today. Personnel – We look to have and develop the right people to aid our organization and yours to take it to the next level. Excellence – We strive for excellence and show that through our commitments with our clients. Vibrancy – We realize that it is through a vibrant work environment that the best ideas are created. Our people are highly motivated, professional and performance driven and are keen to provide excellent services and always seek to exceed customers’ expectations. Our people are guided by our company’s core values of; People – For any true success to be attained, people are the vital building block. Success – Achieving success today is a platform for further success in the future. Partnership – Our partners are our network and we cannot survive without each other. Integrity – In business, integrity is a quality that is never undervalued. In line with our commitment to providing an excellent service, we partner with various professionals/consultants in the market, in order to provide quality expertise and profitable solutions for our clients. It is our experience over the past 20 years that has given us a handle of all kinds of assignments, with our unique combination of industry insight and high powered expertise that has enabled us to help optimize and transform the way our clients handled their Human Resources functions. Preferred Personnel Africa is not a completed product and is constantly evaluating the way it conducts business and looking for new ways to get work done as we seek to stay ahead of the curve and be a market leader within our industry. So how can PPA help you today?


    General Manager


    General Manager Job Responsibilities

    • Provide leadership and direction to Business Development teams for intermediary business thus achieving the delivery of the General Business Budget through the various channels of Brokers, DSF, Branches, Nairobi
    • Agents and other independent Agents.
    • Deliver business targets for both new and renewal business.
    • Procuring quality business through collaboration with the Underwriting teams.
    • Collecting premiums due in conjunction with the Credit Control team.
    • Developing the Company’s Business Development strategy for the intermediary business.
    • Developing appropriate strategies that will promote the company’s operations and ensure timely implementation.
    • Collaborating with Underwriting and Operations teams to ensure timely issuance of quotations and achievement of Customer Service metrics
    • Putting in place standards for the company and interdepartmental service level agreements that will improve the company’s service ratings.
    • Ensuring that service to customers and procedures meet their expectations.
    • Supporting the Company’s strategic plan by ensuring a reliable Customer Relationship Management system.
    • Ensuring appropriate staffing levels, effective performance management and motivation of staff.

    Required Experience/Qualifications for the General Manager Job

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related discipline from a recognized university.
    • A Master’s degree is an added advantage.
    • ACII Professional Qualifications.
    • At least 7 years of professional experience in a Business Development role within the Insurance or Financial
    • Services sectors; with at least 3 years in a senior management role.
    • Demonstrable experience in Business Relationship Building with Brokers and other Business partners.

    Desired Competencies

    • A proven track record of sustainable Business Development within the Corporate Insurance Business.
    • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills; ability to engage decision makers at different levels as well as develop effective working relationships with Brokers, business partners and other third parties.
    • A broad understanding of the insurance cycle and its varying machinations.
    • Dynamic, strategic individual with strong analytical thinking skills.
    • Strong leadership, people management and planning & organizing skills.
    • Strong business acumen and commercial awareness.
    • Ability to interact and establish credibility within and outside the organization.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    Method of Application

    Apply now at the link below. Closing date: Applications should be complete and submitted before the close of business on 5 December 2016.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Preferred Personnel Africa Ltd career website on www.teamiq.com to apply

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