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  • Posted: Jan 22, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Old Mutual Limited (OML) is a premium African financial services group that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key markets in 14 countries.

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    IT Problems & Incidents Manager

    Manage in-depth investigations into IT related problems to co-ordinate a rapid and effective cross-sectional response to major incidents

    • Develop, co-ordinate and promote the effective functioning of problem management activities across the organisations support and development areas.
    • Co-ordinate the rapid and effective handling of major incidents.
    • Lead the investigation of problems through root cause analysis (e.g. following on from major incidents) or through proactive trend analysis and monitoring.
    • Examine potential areas for service improvement and raise proposals with senior management (e.g. reduction in calls per site per month, improve Service Level Agreements, reduce average time to fix for incidents etc.).
    • Design appropriate metrics for reporting on key performance and quality indicators in relation to problem management, particularly in terms of in-depth trend analysis.

    Continuous improvement to ensure effective service

    • Ensure statutory and legislative knowledge is always current in order to resolve customer complaints, to advise the business on corrective solutions to mitigate risks and to improve the customer experience whilst complying with governance requirements.
    • Ensure adherence to organisational policies, practices and procedures.
    • Identify solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency.

    Service delivery to ensure customer satisfaction

    • Maintain service, quality and desired outputs across the business process by ensuring compliance to tactical policies, procedures and standards.
    • Establish productive operational relationships with key stakeholders in the various channels and development teams.
    • Develop work routines in line with operational plans / schedules in order to manage achievement of service delivery goals.
    • Share knowledge on, and participate in the creation of new standards, control systems and procedures to maintain service delivery.

    Ensure cost efficiency through financial and corporate governance

    • Contribute to the development and implementation of fit for purpose budgets.
    • Manage supplier relationships, and budgets associated with projects.

    Manage quality people practices

    • Align own behaviour with the organisation culture and values.
    • Share and transfer product, process and systems knowledge to colleagues.
    • Collaborate and work with the business and IT teams to deliver required service levels.

    Job Requirements
    Experience, Knowledge & Skills Required

    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.
    • ITIL certification.
    • 8 – 10 years’ experience in IT problem management.
    • 3 – 5 years’ experience in incident management.
    • 1 – 2 years’ experience in project management is advantageous

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    Actuarial Analyst

    • Develop, maintain and control pricing structures ensuring that key underwriting / financial metrics are achieved.
    • Monitor trends and advise business accordingly .
    • Involvement and understanding of different clients and their businesses.
    • Develop business cases for new business ventures.
    • Apply the control cycle for all actuarial work: collect & analyse, build models, implement, monitor, refine.
    • Developing solutions for business challenges and initiatives.
    • Develop strong working relationships with various stakeholders within Old Mutual Insure.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 6 actuarial exams
    • At least 2 years’ actuarial experience. Experience in short-term insurance, Emblem, VBA and/or SAS would be an advantage.
    • Excellent knowledge of data manipulation and statistical techniques.
    • Strong problem-solving and technical skills and good communication skills.
    • Highly motivated self-starter who is good at working independently but is also comfortable interacting with stakeholders.
    • You need to have an interest in learning new things and exploiting alternative ways of completing tasks

    Additional Details

    • Align own behaviour with the organisation culture and values.
    • Share and transfer product, process and systems knowledge to colleagues.
    • Collaborate and work with the team to deliver required service levels.
    • Actively participate in the team to ensure functional balanced scorecard objectives are achieved.
    • Ensure achievement of own performance objectives.
    • Actively share information with other team members regarding successes, issues, trends and ideas

    Method of Application

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