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Head of Product Development Job in Kenya

Job Title: Head of Product Development 

Role Introduction:
Our client, a leader in Insurance seeks to engage and hire a Head of Product Development professional responsible for responding to the changing consumer and market needs through innovative solutions and technologically efficient processes.

Role Profile
 
Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for:


  • Developing the product strategy for the company in conjunction with the General Manager: Group Business and General Manager: Retail to meet new business objectives for existing and new distribution channels;
  • Designing new products and solutions and manage new product development through all life stages to ensure successful uptake in the market;
  • Developing business cases and client proposals for new businesses, partnerships, products and channels;
  • Supporting product development initiatives including the design and pricing of insurance products and maintenance of existing products;
  • Development and sign-off of pricing models and policies;
  • Collaborating and managing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders;
  • Providing actuarial consulting, peer review and advice;
  • Managing and developing Actuarial staff within the team
Desired Competencies
  • Business Acumen;
  • Creative and Innovative;
  • Deciding and Initiating Action;
  • Strong Communication and Negotiation Skills;
  • Leadership and People Development;
  • Relating and Networking.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in  Actuarial Science;
  • A relevant professional  qualification;
  • At least Six (6) years’ experience in Life Assurance in a product development environment;
  • Experience in Group Risk Pricing is an added advantage;
  • Knowledge of Legislative and Regulatory Framework;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Market Forces and Competitor Environment.
How to Apply
 
If you are qualified and up to the challenge visit www.altimaafrica.com/careers.php and apply online by 5pm 17th December, 2016. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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