APA Insurance – General Manager.

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  • Company:Apollo Asset Managment
  • Location: Head Office Nairobi
  • Employment Type:Permanent
  • Job Id:1tHoCRnVHj
  • Date added:11-Sep-2021
  • Deadline:20-Sep-2021


  • Provide leadership and management of the company in the development of strategic objectives and goals
  • Provide leadership to the company management team by supporting the execution and achievement of the agreed company’s strategic objectives. In particular:
  1.  Manage Group funds in accordance with the client mandates
  2.  Review, update, management of unit trusts
  3.  Review, update plan for management of third party funds
  4.  Profitably grow all business lines in accordance with the agreed and approved budgets
  5.  Deliver on the agreed key performance indicators
  • Overall responsibility for managing the Company’s capital requirements and return on capital
  • Expand the Unit Trusts distribution strategy including the use of the Direct Sales Force of other Group companies
  • Manage and drive investment performance through:
  1. Approve and implement investment decisions and transactions within agreed mandates
  2. Undertake research(internally or through third parties) to guide the development of house view and recommendations for investment decisions
  3. Evaluate and monitor portfolio performance against benchmarks, identify reasons for divergence, and proposing suitable action
  • Implement comprehensive CRM programs and complying with approved customer service charter and standards that will enhance profitable growth
  • Overall responsibility for ensuring adequate internal controls are followed and processes are in place and followed
  • Provide leadership in the development of innovative,customer-oriented products and initiatives that support the achievement of long-term profitable growth
  • Overall responsibility for operational efficiency of the company by ensuring proper policies, systems, and procedures are in place to effectively manage and control the business
  • Ensure effective IT and BCP strategy is always in place to support the achievement of the organizational objectives.
  • Overall responsibility for the implementation of an effective risk management framework for the company.
  • Responsible for HR management including attraction,development, and retention of staff through sustaining a performance-driven culture across the organization
  • Responsible for the promotion of the corporate brand and identity in line with the approved Corporate Communications strategy
  • Ensure adherence to the corporate governance standards as set by the Board including the Approvals Framework and compliance with all statutory, regulatory, and other relevant requirements.

Generic Duties

  • Provide appropriate management reports and other information to the GCEO, GEXCO, and Board.
  • Take lead and provide support in company-specific events
  • Review and approval of investment valuation reports
  • Implement audit, risk, and other reports (internal and external) in a timeous manner; and
  • Participate and support Group CSR activities Person Specifications


  • Master’s degree in related field from a recognized university;
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field


  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • Technical skills in insurance and finance


  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. CFA
  • Registered member of ICIFA and any other relevant professional body


  • At least 12 years relevant experience with at least 5 years managerial experience

Send mail to hr@apollo.co.ke





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