Friday, March 11, 2016

Underwriting and Operations Manager , African Risk Capacity Insurance Company Limited

The African Risk Capacity Insurance Company Limited (ARC Ltd) is a financial affiliate of the African Risk Capacity, a Specialised Agency of the African Union, and is an initiative designed to improve current responses to natural disaster impacts. ARC Ltd is a sovereign level mutual insurance company, owned by its members – insured African countries as well as agencies of Germany and the United Kingdom, which governments provided returnable capital. The Company provides access to modern financial risk management tools tailored for the African continent and based on the use ofAfrica Riskview – a risk modelling platform which provides early warning for weather disasters, quantifies the impact of those events, and is used to trigger parametric payouts to countries which have purchased policies from ARC Ltd.
The Company is seeking to recruit an Underwriting and Operations Manager(UOM) to be based in its Johannesburg office.
The Company is looking to recruit a highly-qualified underwriting and insurance operations professional with strong African index-based or other products experience. The UOM will have worked in an African insurance business, and a strong numerical proficiency is required. Experience with start-up phase work in establishing a new organisational presence and operating platform is also required, while experience in risk financing, including at sovereign level, is preferred.
Working under the CEO, the UOM will be responsible for all operational and underwriting or technical activities of ARC Ltd. S/he will manage a Technical Officer and, if delegated by the CEO, two Client Managers. In terms of Operations, the UOM will help manage governance processes, implement the financial risk management strategy, and manage the annual budget and key service provider activities. For Underwriting, s/he will develop the annual underwriting strategy and evaluate financial risks as well as analyse and underwrite individual risks. The UOM will also develop systems for maintaining and analysing underwriting data and monitoring loss development and will oversee the modelling of new products.
Candidates for the UOM role must have completed graduate studies in finance, risk management and / or business administration. Fluency in both English and French is strongly preferred. Candidates should be comfortable working in a very hands-on environment and within a public-private partnership.
More information on ARC can be found at Applications should be addressed before 30 March 2016 to


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