Guinea Insurance Plc Chief Risk Officer/Head, ERM Jobs vacancy Nigeria 2012

Guinea Insurance Plc is managed by a crop of highly skilled and committed professionals, driven by modern technology and supported by vibrant and resourceful Board of Directors led by Sir Emeka Offor [KSC]. The company is positioned to provide excellent insurance services of global standard that yield high value-added to our numerous customers.

As part of our transformation agenda, we are seeking the services of people who are humble, smart and hungry for success in a bid to create a world class insurance services provider:

Job Title: Chief Risk Officer/Head, ERM

Location: Lagos

The Role
The Chief Risk Officer shall:

  • Be responsible for establishing the risk culture throughout the company.
  • Submit a periodic report to the senior management and to the Board on key aspects of the operation of the Risk Management Framework and significant risk exposures.
  • Report any significant breaches of risk management policies or risk limits and any material loss incidents, and address all material risk classes as well as considering the overall risk profile.
  • Ensure that risks are managed within the risk appetite of the entity. Ensure that business lines comply with risk parameters and prudential limits established by the board
  • Ensure that the entity’s risk management processes are properly documented and adequate awareness created amongst all staff to promote risk management culture across the organisation.

The Person
The right candidate must:


  • Have sound appreciation of Enterprise Risk Management
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Risk management; Finance; Science; Statistics; Engineering etc.
  • Have Risk Management Certification / Graduate of a top-quality intensive risk management Course
  • Have sound understanding of insurance industry
  • Have considerable experience in insurance business and relationship management
  • Have minimum of 10 years in financial industry


  • Have Leadership and Relationship Management skills
  • Have Excellent Analytical Skill
  • Have Good Presentation and Communication Skills
  • Have Problem solving skills

Generic Requirements
All successful candidates must:

  • Be proactive
  • Possess strong analytical minds and pay attention to details
  • Excellent leadership, verbal, written communications and computer skills
  • Be excellent team players, with drive and great interpersonal skills
  • Be able to cope with change, to be flexible and handle uncertainty
  • Possess strong presentation skills
  • Be able to make sense of issues, identify and solve problems and “think on one’s feet”
  • Be result oriented
  • Be able to maintain appropriately directed energy and stamina, to exercise self-control and to learn new behaviours
  • Possess ability to exhibit tact and diplomacy in negotiations
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • For all leading role, relevant training from leading business schools would be a clear advantage

Application Closing Date
11 December, 2012

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here and apply online

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