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Together with our client, a Medical administration company in Pretoria East we are recruiting for an Executive Strategy and Risk Manager who has the ability to work well in a multi-cultural environment. The Ideal Candidate needs to have 8 years of senior management experience, and a Postgraduate qualification in Business Administration/Management/ Finance.

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategic Planning and Business Performance

  • Supports the Principal Officer by orchestrating the strategy formulation and execution process whilst ensuring strong collaborative participation and rapport within the EXCO and BoT;
  • Leads all strategic planning and analytical activity for the organisation, with the goal of aligning performance, and bringing a strong analytical and critical thinking culture;
  • Implements a business Performance Management System to track the client’s performance;
  • Leads the identification and implementation of value adding business opportunities and member delivery improvements by introducing innovation, and transformation into the client’s business to improve overall performance;

Data Analytics, Business Intelligence and Reporting

  • Leads the deployment, utilisation and optimisation of data analytics capabilities including building databases/models of information that may not be readily available to inform business strategy development, operational excellence and performance monitoring and reporting; and
  • Positions the client as a key role player in the industry by contributing though leadership to shape healthcare policy by preparing and presenting evidence of healthcare trends using its data analysis.

Actuarial Services

  • Oversees effective implementation of actuarial services including predictive analytics, big data and operations research, long-term and annual projections, pricing, modelling to predict risk and cost saving initiatives, studies to quantify the impact of interventions on healthcare trends such as claims and outcomes, valuations, etc. to fulfil the client’s statutory needs.

Risk Management and Combined Assurance

  • Oversees the development and execution of the clients’s enterprise-wide risk management and combined assurance strategy to achieve a positive risk status

Special Projects

  • Identifies, scopes and leads implementation of special projects.
  • Monitors implementation of strategic initiatives across the company.

Committed Stakeholder relationship management

  • Supports PO’s liaison with key stakeholders;
  • Fosters effective communication and ensure appropriate relationships are maintained with the stakeholders of the client
  • Sound Corporate Governance
  • Compliance Leadership
  • Organisational Effectiveness
  • Culture Leadership

Skills and Competencies

  • Leadership skills
  • Mentoring and coaching skills
  • Organisational skills (planning, budgeting, work-prioritisation, time-management, etc)
  • Visionary, thinks and acts strategically
  • Results and performance driven
  • Business Acumen
  • Financial and Project Management skills
  • Business Report Writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Planning & Evaluation skills
  • Governance skills
  • Analytical skills, Research, problem solving
  • Strategy orientation and policy development
  • Team building skills
  • Influence and Impact
  • Complex problem-solving skills (potential conflicting priorities)
  • Diplomatic (creating win-win solutions)
  • Decision making
  • Sound judgement
  • Awareness of sensitivities of different stakeholders
  • Prioritising of multiple tasks
  • Delegation
  • Knowledge of Corporate Governance legislation and frameworks including the Companies Act and King lV
  • Knowledge of economic and social aspects relating to the medical schemes
  • Ability to work well in a multi-cultural environment

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • NQF Level 9 Postgraduate qualification in Business Administration/Management/ Finance
  • 10 years’ experience in senior management at a medical schemes or comparable environment
  • 8 years at senior management experience

Salary:             Market Related

Benefits:         Medical Aid, Provident and Pension Fund,

Should you meet all the requirements as set out above, kindly email a CV together with supporting documents to

Reference: Risk Management  

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