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General Manager - Quotemonster

Quality Product Research Limited  

Become an integral part of the future growth of this fintech startup. Quotemonster has become the leading provider of pricing and research to Life Insurance advisers in New Zealand since starting 10 years ago. Due to continued growth and the need to focus on building operational capabilities we are looking to appoint a General manager to run all the operations of the company from our Birkenhead office. Reporting to the board of directors you will be responsible for:

  1. Develop high quality business strategies and plans ensuring their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives
  2. Lead and motivate subordinates to advance employee engagement to develop a high performing managerial team
  3. Supervise the development of the IT infrastructure and system development
  4. Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission
  5. Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions or improvements
  6. Overview of Human Resources policies and practices
  7. Analyse problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth
  8. Taking responsibility of the pricing and sales distribution for the company and the strategies for revenue growth
  9. Manage four staff members and external contractors

 

KPIs:

  1. Research
  2. Operational quality (up time / accessible service time)
  3. Staff management
  4. Reporting and accountability

 

Essential skills:

  • Undergraduate Business Degree
  • 8+ years life and health insurance industry experience
  • Knowledge of Life Insurance pricing and product development
  • Detailed market understanding of Life, Health and Disability insurance product structure and differences
  • Use of Microsoft Office systems: Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and MYOB
  • Ability to communicate well and confidence with public speaking
  • Strong understanding of regulation and legislative standards

 

Desired skills:

  • Quotemonster and Quality Product Research knowledge
  • Understanding of product research methodology and rating strategies available in the market

We offer a competitive salary and bonus with a carpark at our Birkenhead office.

Please contact Russell Hutchinson at russell.hutchinson@chatswood.co.nz

 

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