Head of Strategy & Planning at Capital Express Assurance Limited

Capital Express Assurance Limited is a leading life insurance company in Nigeria, is recruiting at its branch in Abia. Capital express assurance is a recapitalized life assurance company with the head office located at Lagos is Bishop Kate close Victoria Island Lagos it has international branches in Ghana, Gambia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, South Africa. The company currently has a robust clientele cutting across various sectors amongst which are governments agencies and parastal banking and investment educational institution and various other corporate organization in Nigeria.Job Title: Head of Strategy & Planning  Location: LagosJob Description:To provide strategic direction for the SBUs towards achieving the objectives of the Company. Key Responsibilities Strategy:Plan and Coordinate the strategic planning function of the CompanyExecute strategic initiatives, with a focus towards maximizing market share and increasing profit by translating strategic objectives into practical plans and goalsDevelop and communicate the strategy for the Company including but not limited to:o developing an overall corporate strategy and cascading it down for every Strategic Business Unit (SBU), Strategic Resource Function (SRF) and subsidiary;Develop and coordinate annual strategic planning process and corporate planning initiatives; Ensuring that employees understand the details of the strategic plan and how their work connects to corporate goalsIdentify optimization opportunities and implement high impact strategic interventions on regular and ad hoc basis to improve operational efficiency across the Company, organize and coordinate various SRFs and SBUs to ensure the aims and objectives of strategic projects are met within reasonable limits of allocated resourcesImplement the strategy of the Company, focus towards maximizing market share, shareholders wealth and increasing profit by translating strategic objectives into practical plans and goalsTake ownership of decision making that sustains organizational change, test whether the decisions being made across the organization are aligned with the strategy and are creating the desired results and decide on basis of outcome analyses, whether to stay on track or to change directionDevelop and coordinate plans aimed at translating strategic objectives into practical plans and goalsProvide Executive Management with global and regional business scenarios and ad-hoc analyses as required; identify new business growth opportunities or potential operational risks; advising best options to proceedPresent analytical and value-added insights to Executive Management on market and business trends, consumer innovation and patterns, industry trends, macroeconomic factors and demographic potentialsDeliver off-site deployment process, coordinate subsidiaries and Strategic Business Units (SBUs) to ensure tight fit alignment with corporate strategy with the objective of maximizing value-based direction and enhancing business focus and profitability.Present new ideas for growth through understanding competitive actions and market trends in the local and global financial industry with strategic intent of influencing and directing management thoughtManage all aspects of the annual Board Strategy Retreat event including, making presentations on industry insights to assist the Board in its decision making function; coordinating presentations of each member of the Management Committee (and relevant SRFs) to ensure appropriate message is delivered to the Board.Coordinate all the SBUs and ensures the achievement of financial target approved for the division by 

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