Regional Products Executive – West Africa, Greater Accra, OLD MUTUAL GHANA

Regional Products Executive – West Africa, Greater Accra, OLD MUTUAL GHANA

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Role overview

Be part of a dynamic team responsible for predominately life products across the West Africa region. This includes setting product strategy in support of business strategy, product development, product management and oversight and managing a team responsible for product development and management

Key Result Areas

Strategy development and execution

Developing the predominately Retail and Corporate Life Product strategy for the region/countries, in support of the region/country’s business strategy.

Responsibility for innovative new product development and the management of the existing book of products ensuring the business meets both customer and shareholder expectations.

Where relevant, assist with the design, development and implementation of customer Rewards schemes.

Ensuring robust governance of all life product development, enhancement and management.

Track performance and take up of new or revamped products.

Assisting regions/countries develop business cases supporting new products and sign off.

Implementing new products or product amendments by clarifying business requirements to ensure IT implementations.

Potentially owning multiple high-priority product developments simultaneously.

Determine country integrated product set profitability, taking into account entire value chain and propose initiatives to improve

Stakeholder Management

Being the “design authority” (in conjunction with the value chain partners – Service, IT, Customer, Digital, Distribution and Marketing) of the end to end life product solution.

Working with all stakeholders to determine the country-by-country life product roll-out plan.

Engage regularly with Rest of Africa (RoA) Life Business Partner and RoA Life LoB Executive.

Engaging where required with industry bodies, regulators and the media

Present product performance report to Regional/country Exco at least quarterly.

Best practice

Global and local market research regarding all in country product propositions and technical detail.

Continually reviewing, identifying and promoting best practices and opportunities for improvement to the processes and organisation based on observations and lessons learned.

Spend sufficient time in Region if not based in Region in order to stay abreast of local nuances and product uptake behaviours.

People Management

Managing and leading life product resources across geographies.

Operating in a multi-located team environment and development of a community of life product resources, across geographies.

Developing skills and competencies of life product resources.

Working with centres of excellence in South African-based Customer Solutions in terms of support and development of skills and competencies.

Requirements: Skills, Qualifications and Experience required

Qualified actuary.

10+ years’ product development/management or related experience in the insurance industry.

Experience in operating with multiple project teams.

Experience in owning the development and management of complex, multi-disciplined projects.

Broad insurance and financial product knowledge is essential.

Commercial business experience will be advantageous

Strong working knowledge of systems, applications, business processes and operations of products will be an advantage.

Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management with strong influencing skills.

Analytical problem solver.

Travel, as required, across the region and to and from South Africa.


  • Strategy
  • Innovation
  • Leading with Influence
  • Collaboration
  • Customer First
  • Execution
  • Personal Mastery

Closing Date: 22nd November 2021

Postuler (Apply for the job) sur son site Internet:

The Weekly Job Report, Le rapport de travail hebdomadaire, 08/11/2021:

All companies hiring (Entreprises qui emploi au Cameroun):

More jobs (Plus d\’offres d\’emploi):