A modern day leader with a Bachelors or MBA degree, 15 years’ financial services/insurance industry experience and minimum 5 years’ experience in leading cross functional and diverse teams, required to join this Financial Services company in a Managing Director’s capacity.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelors or MBA Degree required
  • Minimum 15 years’ financial services / insurance industry experience essential
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in leading cross functional and diverse teams essential
  • Experience in partner and stakeholder management required


  • Develop long term vision and formulate strategies for the Asset Protection Product Division and general Financial Services business
  • Transform the business into the leading provider of asset protection products and lead the broader financial services
  • Manage the day to day operations and interact with the Board on a quarterly basis
  • Leading the following initiatives:  Warranties, Short Term Insurance, Dealer Services and partnership opportunities, i.e. life insurance, will, estate planning, travel insurance and retail facing lending platforms
  • Annual business plan targets – develop and ensure business exceeds such
  • Succession planning
  • Setting and delivering across financial budget
  • Compliance management
  • Stakeholder relationship and communication management
  • Strategic advice
  • Manage resources
  • Business plans
  • New business acquisition opportunities
  • New initiatives to drive revenue, lower operating costs and maintain quality, competitive products and deliver excellent customer services
  • Monitor annual budget and meet targets
  • Marketing strategies – manage, report and implement
  • Maintain quality of products, service and customer support
  • Annual reports and board presentations
  • SWOT analysis
  • Annual strategic and tactical business plans
  • Planning object setting, contribution charters and performance metrics for Senior Management team
  • Preparing board and strategy reports

If you are a SA citizen & your CV meets the above criteria, please send your CV to lourie@yazoo.co.za

Recognising that diversity is the key to excellence, our client especially encourages members of designated groups to apply.

If you have not heard from us within a 2 week period, please deem your application as unsuccessful.