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EXCELLENT CAREER OPPORTUNITY – HEAD OF INVESTMENTS

EXCELLENT CAREER OPPORTUNITY – HEAD OF INVESTMENTS

 

EXCELLENT CAREER OPPORTUNITY – HEAD OF INVESTMENTS

ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company) is a specialized institution of the Common Market for Eastern

and Southern Africa (COMESA) established to service and develop the needs of the insurance and

reinsurance industry within the Sub-Region. We are seeking a high calibre and results-oriented

professional to create growth, capacity, and competitive advantage in our business in the capacity

of HEAD OF INVESTMENTS

Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 10+ years of experience in investment;
  • Experience in leading several teams for at least 7 years;
  • Previous responsibility for at least USD 200 million Asset Under Management;
  • Holder of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certificate from an internationally recognised
  • institute; and,
  • MBA degree or equivalent.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Investments
  • Strong understanding of liquid and illiquid asset classes;
  • Strong network in the investment universe, especially for illiquid asset classes;
  • 10+ years’ experience in understanding and optimising investment processes;
  • Extensive experience in designing, aligning and monitoring investment philosophy,
  • investment frameworks and guidelines.
  • Asset and liability management
  • Strong understanding of liability implications of an (re) insurance company for the
  • investment decisions;
  • Profound understanding of risk definition, measuring and monitoring procedures;
  • Sound understanding of modelling approaches for liabilities and assets and the capability
  • of leading quant teams.

PEOPLE SKILLS

  • Experience in chairing an investment-liability committee or at least being member of such a
  • committee for several years;
  • Experience in steering asset management companies or an in-house asset management team;
  • Experience in organizing an internal dialogue between the asset owners (insurance side) and
  • the investment functions.

Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit applications to the Managing

Director by e-mail attaching a detailed CV with personal details of e-mail, telephone, current

remuneration and three referees by Friday 29th January 2016 to: recruitment@zep-re.com

ZEP-RE is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to gender equality in its staff. Well

qualified candidates, particularly females, are strongly encouraged to apply.

A DETAILED ROLE (JOB DESCRIPTION) OF THIS POSITION CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE

http://www.zep-re.com

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

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Written by Daniel Takyi

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