Position for insurance manager with vision

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 22 January, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 22 January, 2005, 12:00am

Excellent career prospects and attractive remuneration await an experienced insurance manager with a knack for making relationships and the vision to take a business to new heights.

A pioneer in managed health-care development and a leading player in the travel and medical insurance markets wants to employ an assistant general manager.

A wholly owned subsidiary of the Bank of East Asia Group, Blue Cross (Asia-Pacific) Insurance has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry in Hong Kong.

The new incumbent will be required to help the general manager of marketing and distribution provide strong leadership within Blue Cross's business development, training, marketing and distribution support departments. The applicant will develop business strategies and monitor sales activities to achieve business targets, formulate sales and marketing plans, and prepare budgets and management reports.

Other duties include creating and implementing initiatives that increase the production of intermediaries for all business lines, supervising the sales and marketing teams to comply with operational procedures and control standards, and taking up ad hoc projects.

The ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of increasing the firm's market penetration, particularly in life insurance. Excellent negotiation, project management and problem-solving skills are required.