Chief Executive Officer with African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) - Kenya

Established by African States with the financial support from the World Bank, the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) is a multilateral development institution dedicated to providing insurance, co-insurance, reinsurance and other financial services to foster trade with and investments into its African Member States for the purposes of promoting trade, investment and other productive activities in Africa. Since writing its first policy in 2003, ATI has supported

US$ 1.2 billion in trade and investments across Africa and expanded its membership from the original 7 countries to 14 countries as well as a number of corporate shareholders. ATI was awarded a stable long term ‘A’ rating by Standard & Poor’s in 2008, which was again re-affirmed in 2009. ATI has now firmly established itself as Africa’s primary trade and investment insurer.

ATI is seeking to recruit a Chief Executive Officer to be responsible to the Board of Directors for the day-to-day management of the agency, its overall leadership, performance and attainment of its business objectives.

The incumbent is expected to play a key leadership role in driving profitability and growth and deciding the strategic direction of the agency.

The following technical and behavioural competencies are required
The Chief Executive Officer shall be a person of integrity and of the highest competency with internationally recognised qualifications and extensive practical experience in at least one of the following fields: insurance, banking, or trade finance. A relevant university degree or equivalent qualifications will be a requirement. A post-graduate degree would be an advantage. The candidate will in addition possess: a minimum of 10 years track record of success in managerial, commercial and financial leadership; ability to work in a multicultural environment; strong analytical and people management skills; good oral advocacy and writing skills; excellent interpersonal skills and; fluency in written and spoken English.

How to Apply:
  1. Submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, details of your current remuneration package and three references by express courier to: ATI, Kenya Re Towers, 5th Floor, Upperhill (off Ragati Road), Nairobi, Kenya 00100. Also submit an electronic copy to [email protected]
  2. Candidates must fill out ATI’s Personal History Form which should be obtained at ATI’s web-site
  3. The closing date for application is 5.00 p.m. 15th November 2009
  4. A more detailed position description can be found at