Manager

NP/HQ00017028
AED 480000.00
Job Title:                Manager, Strategy and Planning.  
Reporting to:          Director, Corporate Functions (who's reporting directly to the CEO)  
Job Location:          Abu Dhabi.  
   
Background requirements:  
We need someone who is working or have worked previously as a strategy consultant in one of the Big Four companies (Deloitte, PWC, Earnst and Young, KPMG).  
They should have experience in Business Transformation, enhancing customer experience and working with service providing companies.  
Portfolio management experience is a must.  
   
Package details:
  • Salary: max. 40k monthly (for expats), 65k monthly (for UAE Nationals).
  • Education Allowance for max. of 2 children (must be sponsored by the employee) covering 75% of the tuition fees with a max. range of 40,000 AED
  • Ticket Allowance for Expats (equivalent to an average cost of the ticket depending on the passport nationality).
  • Ticket Allowance for UAE Nationals is equivalent to 1 month salary.
  • Bonus as per company policy and decision.
  • Medical Insurance for self and family.
  • Life insurance for self.
 
Below is the job description for your reference:  
 
General Description:
Responsible for:
  • Strategic Planning and Project Portfolio Management in Daman and ensure the satisfaction of key stakeholders
  • Support in fulfilling Daman's advisor role to the Government by leading and contributing in projects for shaping the health care sector of Abu Dhabi/UAE
 
Main Duties:
  • Standard duties:
  • Develop and implement a department strategy according to the company strategy, set departmental and operational goals and initiate measures to reach these goals and to improve the overall department performance
  • Lead the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against departmental goals
  • Responsible for a result-oriented management and development of people and resources, including provision of a strong day-to-day leadership presence involving resource allocation, monitoring, reporting, and conducting regular staff meetings
  • Manage the department expenditure and requirements, keeping in mind its impact and utilisation on the financial budget
  • Foster organisational culture by establishing quality awareness and service orientation and complying and implementing processes such as Project Management and Change Management
  • Initiate, develop, implement and ensure adherence of policies and procedures
  • Promote and support the recruitment and development UAE Nationals to significantly contribute to Daman's strategic goals
 
  • Department specific:
Strategic Planning
  • Work with the Director, Corporate Functions and C-level in Strategic Planning (e.g. definition and implementation of strategic approach, definition / revision of Vision, Values and Balanced Scorecards)
  • Manage both internal and external stakeholders effectively
  • Support CEO and Sales in developing a long term Business Plan considering Topline and bottom line impact and update the plan regularly
  • Strong focus on performing market researches, environment studies as service for business units and stakeholders
  • Define and monitor high level company KPIs
  • Interact with business units to align company strategy with their daily business
  • Lead or support in both internal and external projects as assigned
  • Support in the reporting and preparation of strategy meetings
Project Portfolio Management
  • Further develop an effective and efficient Project Portfolio management in Daman
 
Work Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience, minimum 5 years of which should be in a management/supervisory role
 
Education:
  • Bachelor degree in any field
  • Master degree is a plus
 
Skills and Competencies:
  • Dynamic, self-driven with strong business understanding and background
  • Strategic thinking with strong focus on results and high quality of work and able to “think out of the box”
  • Very good leadership skills including people management, selection and development skills
  • Very good command of written and spoken English; knowledge of Arabic language is an added advantage
  • Very good analytical, planning, forecasting, execution and problem solving skills
  • Continuously acquire and refresh functional knowledge, skills and competencies
  • Flexible and able to work under pressure
  • Respect and promote trust and confidentiality
  • Strong level of customer service orientation and professionalism in all interactions
  • Very good communication, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Broad knowledge of health insurance concepts
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Experienced in managing a multi-cultural environment and promote teamwork and knowledge sharing in order to achieve goals and deliverables
 
 
 

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Job role:  Sales Director - Insurance     
Location:   Abu Dhabi, UAE
Salary:       Negotiable  
The company is dedicated to providing a high quality one-stop service, comprising both general, life and savings advice and products, through a range of local and international product providers.      
       
The purpose of the role is to build the Protection, Savings, Investment and General Insurance production through a team of Sales Managers and Financial Consultants based in the Abu Dhabi Office of The Company, exceeding targets and growing production on a year on year basis.  
 
Duties and Responsibilities:    
Produce and implement a Sales Strategy to address the local market that meets the company's growth objectives in line with the company business plan and ensure risks are managed.      
       
Lead, train and motivate the Sales Managers and Financial Consultants to continuously build productivity and optimize the sales team effectiveness.      
       
Recruit new Sales Managers and Financial Consultants to ensure the sales operations are adequately resourced at all times to achieve growth in line with the business plan.      
       
Lead by example to assist in motivating and building the confidence and competence of the sales team towards maximizing production.      
       
Develop and motivate Sales Managers and Financial Consultants through evaluating their performance, identifying their training needs and ensuring that they are provided with ongoing training and development, including the UKs Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) qualifications.      
       
Staying abreast of competitor and market activity, producing reports on these activities accordingly with recommendations of how the company should deal with competition and business threats.      
       
Coordinate sales forecasting, review and analyze sales data to identify market trends and make recommendations to utilize this marketing information.      
       
Escalate the penetration of general insurance products through the activity of the Sales Manager and Financial Consultants.      
       
Ensure that Sales Manager and Financial Consultants increase the proportion of client funds under the management of the Companies Preferred Partners.      
       
Increase short-and long-term persistency of the customers of Sales Managers and Financial Consultants.      
       
Represent the company as required to the outside world, whether that is the Regulator, suppliers, government bodies or customers.      
       
Plan and implement advertising activity and budgets in conjunction with the Marketing Director      
       
Manage agreed budgets for sales promotions, incentives and seminars in line with the requirements of the company business plan.      
       
Oversee any complaints from customers and introduce practices to stop or minimize the occurrence of such complaints.      
       
Adhere to the highest ethical standards and ensure that all sales activity is within the correct legal requirements, compliance and best working practices to minimize risk to the company      
       
Provide regular reports to the Chief Executive Officer as required, covering all recruitment, promotional, sales results and activity as requested.      
       
Keep up to date files for company contracts and agreements      
       
At the request of the Chief Executive Officer undertake special products as and when required.      
        
Essential Experience:      
Financial Services, especially investments and money markets
Chartered Insurance Institute Level 4 Professional Qualification (e.g. UK Diploma)
Degree standard of education  
     
To apply for this position please email nick@earecruit.ae