Head – Inclusive Insurance

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KSM Management Consultants
  • Post Date: February 19, 2020
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About the organisation

Zambian Financial Sector Deepening Limited (FSD Zambia) is a Zambian organisation working closely with key players throughout the economy to ensure that all Zambians are financially healthy, particularly the most excluded and underserved. We help rural families, women, youth, low-income people, and other households in Zambia to understand and access a wide range of sustainable, comparable and affordable financial services. To expand financial inclusion, we collaborate with both public and private sector institutions to make financial markets work better. FSD Zambia enhances trust between clients and suppliers of financial services by helping to bring people together, cultivate understanding, stimulate innovation, and lower costs. In this way, all women, men, girls and boys can learn about, choose, and use a wide range of financial services that have the most positive impact on their lives. FSD Zambia enjoys the active support of financing partners UK Aid, SIDA, Rural Finance Expansion Programme (RUFEP) and Comic Relief/Jersey Overseas Aid.

About the Job

The Head – Inclusive insurance is responsible primarily to provide results-oriented leadership in designing, implementing and managing interventions aimed at increasing access to insurance for low-income households and individuals. The Head is expected to be an expert in inclusive insurance products and services for urban and rural households. He/she is responsible for providing oversight, coordination and management of the conceptualization, programming and implementation of all-inclusive insurance interventions. This position reports directly to FSD Zambia’s Director Financial Service Supply and is a technical expert role in market facilitation for developing an inclusive insurance market in Zambia. The role requires the Head to manage an agreed technical portfolio and is mainly responsible for FSD Zambia’s Inclusive Insurance project/thematic area which involves a) partnership relationship management; b) funding process design and c) project process management and accountability. The portfolio is indicative and additional responsibilities might be assigned to this role as per FSD Zambia needs.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Insurance, Economics, International Development, Development Economics, and or Business Administration
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in facilitation the development of Insurance service markets;
  • Strong management capabilities with excellent track record of providing organisational and leadership support to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of projects;
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking and negotiation skills with staff, stakeholders
    and partners with motivation for high quality service delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualise and drive design, successful implementation and monitoring of programmes that focus on inclusive insurance.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate creativity for inclusive service and products delivery for the target market.
  • Demonstrated ability to package insights for purpose of programme adaptation and improvement.

FSD Zambia is an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination due to disability, ethnicity, race, religion or gender. We strongly encourage people with disabilities who have the relevant skills and experience to apply.

For the detailed job description, visit our website at www.fsdzambia.org or send an email request to recruitment@fsdzambia.org .Candidates are invited to submit a one-page cover letter indicating current and expected remuneration, together with maximum three-page CV to recruitment@fsdzambia.org by close of business Friday, 28 February 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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