Manager, Risk Management, Compliance & Actuarial Services

Headquarters
Lagos, Nigeria
Closing date for applications 2020-02-05
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Introduction of the Corporation

The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) is the leading African reinsurance company with headquarters in Lagos (Nigeria). Africa Re has six regional offices: Casablanca (Morocco), Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), Nairobi (Kenya), Lagos (Nigeria), Cairo (Egypt) and Ebene (Mauritius). The Corporation equally has two subsidiaries: African Reinsurance Corporation South Africa Ltd in Johannesburg (South Africa), Africa Retakaful in Cairo (Egypt) and one Local Office in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).

Africa Re has a broad-based shareholding comprising 41 African member States, the African Development Bank (AfDB), 114 African insurance and reinsurance companies and three non-regional shareholders, including leading global insurers and reinsurers.

The Financial Strength and Credit Rating of Africa Re is A by A.M. Best and A – by Standard & Poor’s.

Africa-Re hereby announces the vacancy for the position of Manager, Risk Management, Compliance & Actuarial Services in the Risk Management, and Compliance & Actuarial Services Department at its Head Office in Lagos, Nigeria.

Job Details

RESPONSIBILITIES

Providing direct support to the Director of Risk Management, Compliance and Actuarial Services in the day-to-day operations of the department, implementing appropriate risk management processes and methodologies to handle risk-related issues across the Corporation.

DUTIES/JOB DETAILS

Under the supervision of the Director, the incumbent will carry out the following functions:

 Identify and report risks across the Corporation by conducting risk workshops and reviewing risk registers in line with the Corporation’s strategy

 Implement appropriate risk management processes and methodologies to handle risk-related issues across the Corporation

 Advise and coach production centres on risk management by establishing a standard risk management approach to be used across all areas of the Corporation

 Co-ordinate appropriate and timely delivery of risk management information in line with the Corporation’s risk management strategy and processes

 Liaise with risk champions to regularly collect risk and financial data and perform analyses on such data

 Update and manage the Corporation’s risk software

 Support in analysing data and assumptions to be used in risk and capital modelling

 Periodically review and maintain the Corporation’s risk and compliance related policies

 Monitor risk exposures and compliance with risk policies

 Liaise with business units to obtain KYC information on existing and new clients and business partners, as well as performing due diligence checks on such entities

 Manage business continuity plans

 Generate and prepare risk reports

 Support in enterprise-wide risk awareness initiatives and communication

 Support in coordinating rating exercises

 Any other duties as may be determined by the supervisor from time to time.

Main Competencies

COMPETENCIES AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 Sound knowledge in data analysis and interpretation of financial statements

 Excellent numerical and analytical skills

 Sound knowledge of the financial services and Insurance / Reinsurance industry

 Ability to multitask, learn fast, and proven capacity to work well under pressure

 Excellent communication and presentation skills, as well as proven writing skills

 Good interpersonal skills with ability to quickly build good and sustainable relationships with stakeholders

 Ability to work successfully in multicultural teams and across boundaries

 Very high integrity, good sense of responsibility, and able to maintain confidentiality

 Genuine commitment to highest ethical standards and to sustainable development

 Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and excellent skills in other MS Office applications (Word, Access, PowerPoint)

 Must have occupied similar positions

Academic Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

 University degree and Masters (in a numerate discipline, preferably in Insurance/Actuarial Science, Finance, Statistics, Economics or Mathematics) plus 5 years post qualification relevant work experience

Or

 University degree (in a numerate discipline, preferably in Insurance/Actuarial Science, Finance, Statistics, Economics or Mathematics) plus full professional qualification in a relevant field, and 5 years post qualification relevant work experience

Or

 University degree (in a numerate discipline, preferably in Insurance/Actuarial Science, Finance, Statistics, Economics or Mathematics) plus 9 years post qualification relevant work experience

 Preferably, experience should be from a (re)insurance company

 Professional qualifications in Risk management and Actuarial science will be an added advantage

 Relevant Professional qualifications will be an advantage

Salary & Benefits

SALARY AND BENEFITS

The successful candidate shall have the following benefits:

▪ Competitive Basic Salary on the Corporation’s Professional Staff Grade Level

▪ Variable pay (Annual Performance Bonus)

▪ Joint contribution to the Provident Fund (7% of the basic salary paid by staff and 14% by the employer)

▪ Children education subsidy for each child up to 26 years (maximum 4 children)

▪ Medical cover for staff and family;

▪ Housing Allowance

▪ Home leave to country of origin every year paid by the employer (if non-national) ;

▪ Duty Post Differential (Cost of Living Allowance), that may increase or decrease depending on the economic situation, paid in local currency.

Additional Requirements

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CANDIDTATES FOR THIS POSITION

 Applicants must also be:

 Fluent in English and working knowledge of French will be an added advantage

 Nationals of Members state of Africa Re

Procedure for Application

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION

Interested candidates are requested to visit the Africa-Re website at https://www.africa-re.com/career for full job descriptions, main specifications, salary & benefits and to complete the online employment form.

Africa-Re is an equal opportunity employer and offers good working environment commensurate with international organizations.

CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: 05 February 2020