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6 May 2021

Assistant Director, Digital Innovation

Closing date

29.05.2021 5:00 pm

We are seeking to hire an Assistant Director, Digital Innovation who will contribute to the implementation of the overall risk pillar strategy by leading the development and implementation of programmes that drive transformational eco-system change in digital risk management and innovation. 

The role will be responsible for meaningfully driving market innovation – working with insurance providers, other financial institutions, digital platforms and other channels & intermediaries, to design and test new mechanisms of risk management and transfer to target groups. In particular, this concerns working to catalyse and support insurtech eco-systems in Africa and to leverage digital platforms as a distribution channel for risk management and transfer solutions to households and SME’s. 

In addition, the Assistant Director will lead independent Consultants (as required) who will assist with the inception and implementation of projects designed to drive systemic change in the digital market for insurance and other risk management instruments; providing clarity of direction for the team and delivering a leadership style that results in staff engagement and effective performance. 

For more information on the key responsibilities and role requirements, please download the full job description document.

To apply, submit your detailed CV and cover letter by close of business Saturday, 29 May 2021 through the FSD Africa Bamboo HR Hiring Portal: