Thursday , December 8 2022

Discovery Bank Careers – Executive Associate

Website Discovery Limited

Job Description:

If you have an entrepreneurial mind-set, eager and appreciate calculated risks and can assume responsibility for bringing strategic projects to life, then the Health environment will liberate you to realise your full potential.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of proposals for strategic partnerships, new business and new products for both external and internal distribution;
  • Strategic debate that informs the direction and deliverables of the division;
  • Participate in strategic debate on an Executive Level.
  • Drive strategy development and manage the strategic planning cycle for Discovery Health;
  • Preparation of Health Board meeting submissions and attendance of Board as observer
  • Identify, negotiate and realise new business opportunities with insurers and partners;
  • Take ownership of projects that support the realisation of Discovery Health’s strategy;
  • Enable and operationalise the strategic initiatives of the Health executive management team and wider group level leadership;
  • Detailed research and analysis to provide substance to the ideas and direction of the executive team;
  • Ownership and project management of strategic initiatives;
  • Provide high level support to the CEO in the execution of his responsibilities;
  • Compilation of presentations and speeches for delivery by the CEO to both internal and external audiences;
  • Input into operational design and process efficiencies
  • Management of business reporting and compliance for the business to internal and external stakeholders

Job Requirements:

  • A passion for personal development and growth with a high learning potential;
  • Sophisticated written and verbal communication skills for executive-level internal and external delivery;
  • Client centred – consulting experience with a top tier consulting firm such as McKinsey, Bain, and BCG etc
  • Extensive business and/or technical experience with a proven track record of innovation, entrepreneurship, delivery and performance.
  • Creative thinking and the ability to operationalise innovation;
  • A thorough understanding of business dynamics and strategic challenges;
  • Relevant degree/s, preferably at the Masters level or higher, with a strong analytical or business focus, and a proven record of academic excellence (Actuarial,
  • Engineering, Mathematics, Finance etc.)
  • A drive and commitment to exceed expectations;
  • Education And Experience
  • The ability to influence and negotiate with impact across divisions and teams at all levels, and with external parties;
  • An ability to deal with complex issues as well as migrate between detail and high level requirements;
  • Six to ten years business experience, preferably in a leadership role
  • A commitment to excellence and;
  • An ability to deal with ambiguity and continuous change.
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving and research skills;

Job Details:

Company: Discovery Limited

Job Category: Private

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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