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General Manager - Operations

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
SalaryR 840 - R 720 K
Job TypePermanent
EducationHons Degree (Business Management) + MBA (Desirable)
Experience7 - 10 years

Job Description

One of our client in the Insurance industry is seeking a well experienced and knowledgeable General Manager to head up operations in the Life Insurance division.


The successful incumbent will be a well-seasoned insurance professional with over 10 years’ experience in a claims and administration environment. Having a solid understanding of the legislative changes in the South African context, the incumbent will be responsible for leading the policy administration, claims and group benefits function for Regent insurance. The incumbent will be responsible to align the company’s values and goals to the operational day-to-day functioning of the division. As a support function within the Life division, the Head of Life Operations will be responsible to drive the strategy and deliver on the operational objectives.

Qualifications and Skills:

• Honours Degree with Business Management as a major

• MBA (desirable)

• 7 years + of progressive responsibilities in the insurance claims and administration sector

• Must have actual operational experience involving significant tenure overseeing one or more functions of claims, administration, and group benefits administration

• Experience in the insurance industry is a prerequisite for this role

• Experience in Life Assurance is an advantage

• The person must have people management experience of middle management-managers will be an advantage

• The candidate must have solid understanding of workflow processes and project management experience

• The candidate must have experience in designing performance management standards in their areas of responsibility

• The person must have strong presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 572 8877. You can also contact Lizelle on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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