Chief Executive Officer - General Insurance

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer - General Insurance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Auckland
Salary: Excellent Package
Reference: 2911286
Contact Name: Paul Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 08, 2019 19:17

Job Description

My client is a major player within the South Pacific insurance market and growing throughout the region. As a part of that growth there will be significant opportunity to continue to drive both new business opportunities and also leverage off operating efficiencies.
The role of CEO in one of my client’s major markets will have broad responsibility for all operations within the country and more specifically:
  • Developing and delivering the strategic 3 year roadmap and business plan
  • Providing oversight for all operations in country and lead the day to day business requirements
  • Ensuring profitability targets and business growth is achieved in line with budget expectations
  • Leading the direct reports (four) and indirect reports in an engaging and collaborative environment to achieve results
  • Ensuring all legal and governance requirements are adhered to within country
  • Oversee the fiscal activities of the company including budgeting, reporting and audit
  • Maintain effective relationships  across industry, government and broking partners
  • Developing and implementing the operational efficiency program in country
To be successful in this position you will be able to demonstrate:
  • High technical capability in the general insurance market with specific relation to home and motor and SME portfolios (although my client does offer a wider range of products)
  • A broad general management leadership ability within General Insurance
  • The ability to analyse, interpret and then use the numerical aspects of running an insurance business to determine ongoing business decisions
  • Experience of running a P&L end to end
  • A collaborative and highly engaging leadership style that can be blending to take into consideration cultural differences
  • A strong understanding of both direct and intermediated insurance markets
  • Excellent knowledge across claims, underwriting and product
  • Sound relationship management experience gained through broker driven markets
  • A minimum “Associate level” recognition through ANZIIF
  • The ability to relocate to the South Pacific if successful
  • The ability to pass a medical
In return you will be rewarded with:
  • A comparative base salary 
  • Annual performance bonus on achievement of results
  • Full housing allowance
  • A career defining opportunity with scope for further growth in the wider group
  • Company vehicle
  • Relocation costs
Due to the significant nature of the role the successful applicant will need to pass regulatory Fit & Proper testing.

Please note - relocation is essential for this opportunity

For more information please call 02 9346 5282 and ask for Paul Murphy

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