General Manager - Life Insurance Strategic Projects $250K

Job Title: General Manager - Life Insurance Strategic Projects $250K
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $250K - $260K
Reference: 2654010A
Contact Name: Paul Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 28, 2017 19:01

Job Description

My client is a market leader in the solutions and services to both the industry and retail superannuation funds in Australia and has operations in multiple countries around the world. 

A new role has been created to further enhance the service offering available to their clients to enable key strategic projects in life insurance to be owned and managed at a strategic level in the organisation. 

Specifically you will be responsible for:

  • Management and delivery of key strategic projects (currently approx 20 running)
  • Being the subject matter expert for all insurance related projects
  • Stakeholder management both internally and externally with industry super funds
  • Developing awareness of our clients capability to deliver and assist with key insurance projects relating to insurance within Superannuation
  • Building internal capability, awareness and knowledge of insurance within Superannuation
  • Typical project will include (but not be limited to)
    • Insurance redesign projects for funds
    • Building digital capability relating to Insurance 
    • Assisting clients with transfer of insurers
    • Integration 
    • The application and response to the life code
You will be a life insurance expert with a number of years experience working within industry and retail funds delivering solutions surrounding insurance within super and will be able to specifically demonstrate 
  • Technical expert knowledge of insurance within Superannuation 
  • Current legislation surrounding both life insurance and how this applies to insurance within Superannuation
  • Delivery of significant insurance projects from the insurer side to industry funds
  • A technical understanding of insurance re-rates 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and project leadership skills 
  • Proven ability to bring project teams together and lead to successful outcomes
  • A key understanding of the challenges facing the Superannuation industry
  • An innovative flare that can design custom made solutions for specific industry funds
You will be rewarded with:
  • A market leading salary package 
  • A senior leadership team (including CEO) who see this role as critical 
  • High levels of autonomy in the role
  • A growing and international company with multiple career paths for the future
  • An opportunity to grow a team under you and develop a function
If you meet the above criteria and would like to apply for this role please apply on line now, interviews will commence the week commencing the 8th January 2018