• Insurance Job Opportunities at Altima Africa - 3 Positions

  • Posted on: 9 February, 2017 Deadline: 15 February, 2017
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    At Altima Africa, creating sustainable competitiveness is at the heart of what we do. Altima Africa is a strategy implementation firm that seamlessly integrates its consulting, training and recruitment services to effectively support the implementation of organisational strategies. This is in line with our mission, to provide innovative solutions that create and strengthen our clients competitiveness. Our solutions are delivered in the context of our values: creativity, innovation, collaboration and agility.

    Head of Risk & Compliance


    The successful candidate will have the following primary responsibilities:

    • Participate in the development and implementation of the vision, mission and strategic plan for the organization; 
    • Leverage insights gained from customers, research on industry and economic trends and environmental information to improve business decisions and knowledge base for on-going operational and strategic planning; 
    • Drive, track and monitor key metrics to confirm achievement of the risk and compliance plans and their contribution to the overall strategic business plan;
    • Develop a Group Risk Policy that aligns with Group strategic Plan;
    • Drive training & sensitization of employees on risk management & compliance;
    • Update and consolidate the Enterprise Risk register within the organization;
    • Prepare and present an annual Risk & Compliance Review Plan to the Board for consideration and approval; 
    • Manage the execution of the Risk & Compliance assessment Plan;
    • Engage stakeholders through the risk & compliance review process ensuring all stakeholders are kept informed at all stages of the review process;
    • Facilitate statutory and external reviews;
    • Prepare and present comprehensive and insightful reports for all risk and compliance assessments undertaken; 
    • Track and monitor all Risk & Compliance assessments findings and ensure recommendations made are addressed; 
    • Design and maintain a responsive Risk Management team; 
    • Hold full financial responsibilities for the Risk & Compliance function; and 
    • Develop departmental budgets, schedule expenditure, analyse variances and take corrective actions to address variances.


    • Business Acumen;
    • Drive for Results;
    • Strategic Leadership;
    • Financial Acumen;
    • Analytical Skills; and
    •   People Development.


    • A Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or Business related from a recognised institution;
    • A holder of FRM/IRM/IRM/ACAMS or equivalent qualification;
    • Proficiency in computer software applications and GRC software applications;
    • A minimum of six (6) years of professional experience in Risk and Compliancein a reputable firm in a mid-senior role;

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    Operations Manager


    The successful candidate will have the following primary responsibilities:

    • Develop and implement operational plans, policies and goals that further strategic objectives;
    • Establish, implement and update operational policies and procedures including adoption of IT systems geared to achieving high efficiency; 
    • Establish and implement customer experience strategy; 
    • Develop and update operational manuals, perform on-going training, review and communication; 
    • Manage the daily activities and workflow of the credit team to move loans from origination to closing timely and efficiently; 
    • Ensure loan operations are in compliance with set policies, applicable regulation and customer standards; 
    • Establish and lead an efficient and productive working environment within the department; 
    • Successful coordination of relationships with group functions and partner organizations with which we do business such as credit reference bureaus and banks; 
    • Ensure effective collections and default management; 
    • Conduct various assessments and audits to ensure department procedures are achieving accurate and desired results and resolve issues; 
    • Manage staff performance by undertaking frequent feedback sessions including monthly one on one’s with each staff member; and 
    • Ensure frequent and timely periodic formal and informal reporting.


    • Financial Acumen;
    • Drive for Results;
    • Strategic Orientation;
    •  Innovation & creativity;
    •  Business Acumen; and
    •  People Development.


    • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Banking, Economics, Statistics or related field; 
    • Credit certification is an added advantage; 
    • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in current loan operations and selection, implementation and operation of leading credit systems and supporting processed. With at least three(3) in a managerial level ; 
    • Proficiency in insurance procedures, regulations and investigation methods; 
    • Hands on experience in using relevant information systems for forensic and data analytics and commercial analytics tools; 
    • Knowledge of product and process development; 
    • Familiarity with several common consumer and SME lending structures including cash advances, term loans, line of credit, asset-backed loans, project financing, and small business loan financing; 
    • In-depth underwriting experience in multiple credit verticals; and 
    • Deep understanding of commercial implications of underwriting in the loan cycle.

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    Fraud Analyst


    The successful candidate will have the following primary responsibilities:

    • Identify fraudulent claims and organized criminal rings by analyzing internal and open source data; 
    • Review and triage suspected fraudulent transactions identified by predictive models; 
    • Provide input to IT data team to build effective algorithms aimed at identifying fraudulent claims and organized criminal rings;
    • Analyze large data sets to spot outlier and anomalous behaviors’;
    • Extract value and meaning from big data; 
    • Support investigations of complex, large scale insurance fraud;
    • Recommend new software tools used for fraud detection, prevention and reporting activities;
    • Monitor constantly customer, service providers and transactional records to identify unauthorized transactions and fraudulent activities;
    • Review and research evidence/documents to analyse the overall fact pattern of claims and synthesize data into a professional report with recommendations;
    • Write clear, concise and professional reports detailing analytical findings; and
    • Perform other related fraud investigation & security duties as assigned.


    • Business Acumen; 
    • Analytical Skills;
    • Interpersonal Skills;
    • Problem Solving Skills; and 
    • Relationship Management.


    • A Bachelor’s degree ;
    • A Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or similar qualification is an added advantage;
    • · A minimum of three (3) years of experience in Insurance fraud investigations, criminal justice or law enforcement and forensic data analysis & intelligence analysis;
    • Proficiency in insurance procedures, regulations and investigation methods; and
    • Hands on experience in using relevant information systems for forensic and data analytics and commercial analytics tools.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

    If you are qualified and up to the challenge please visit our website and apply online by 5pm 15th February 2017.

    Kindly attach your CV in word format.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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