Chief Executive Officer (Reinsurance/ Insurance/ Greenfield) – Lusaka, Zambia

Southern Africa
Posted 8 months ago

Reference No. SR-CEOZAM-001

Job Description:

Our insurance client is currently recruiting a Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  The CEO will be responsible for setting up, managing, and driving a greenfield reinsurance broking company in Zambia.



General Management

  • Participating in the development and implementation of the company’s vision and mission statement
  • Overall responsibility for revenue growth and profitability of the reinsurance broking business
  • Ensuring long term sustainability and consistent growth of the business by developing and implementing corporate strategy
  • Building the business through leveraging current and emerging opportunities
  • Recruiting, training, mentoring and developing human resources
  • Identifying current and future challenges to the business and developing mitigation plans


  • Develop a best-in-class offering of treaty and facultative broking products and services
  • Compiling and overseeing the implementation of a Reinsurance Broking Manual [Underwriting & Claims]
  • Implementing a documented carrier security review process


  • Designing and implementing the company’s marketing strategy
  • Compiling and maintaining a company profile
  • Ensuring that the company develops and maintains sound relationships with key stakeholders including, but not limited to, cedants and reinsurers

Human Resources Management

  • Ensuring that the business is adequately staffed and resourced
  • Developing and implementing an annual staff training program
  • Training, supervision, and development of staff
  • Ensuring that appropriate employment policies, procedures and manuals are in place and compliant with local statutes
  • Managing staff disciplinary matters and attending to conflict resolution where appropriate

Financial Management

  • Responsible for compiling and managing company budgets and financial forecasts
  • Responsible for authorising expenditure up to pre-agreed limits set by the shareholders
  • Oversee the remittance of reinsurance premiums and reinsurance claims recoveries
  • Establishing and maintaining appropriate systems for measuring the key aspects of operational management


  • Identify and assist with the implementation of an appropriate cost-effective IT solution to manage the company’s reinsurance broking transactions

Other Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct business in line with the Group’s ethics and philosophies
  • Champions desired organizational culture
  • Undertaking such ither duties and tasks as may lie within the scope of this position to achieve the company’s operational and financial objectives


Requirements: Qualification and Skill  

  • At least ten (10) Years’ experience working for a multinational / global reinsurance broking company with at least 5 years’ management experience
  • Hands and proven experience on reinsurance experience working with facultative and treaty (Non-Negotiable experience)
  • Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree and A.C.I.I


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Two year fixed-term employment contract (Initial)
  • Willing and able to relocate to Lusaka, Zambia
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Shearidan Rabsch at


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Shearidan Rabsch

Management Consultant

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