Head of Retail Sales at Octamile

About Your Role:
  • Responsibility includes managing the strategic directions of retail delivery (agents and partnerships), marketing and business development for the organization.
  • Responsible for service and sales performance of the organization’s retail sales division which offer consumer, business, and insurance products and services.
  • Develop and implement Octamile's product Distribution strategy to achieve the desired growth
  • Collaborate with other teams to ensure alignment in proposition and driving distribution strategy goals
  • Define distribution models, strategic agreements and manage stakeholder relationships to achieve high growth and business profitability
  • Build a scalable and efficient distribution model and ensure agents and recruited sales team are professionally trained and supervised
  • Provide excellent sales support and product expertise at all points during the sales process
  • Actively manage the sales funnel through business-driven Management Information (MI) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Leverage your people skills to represent Octamile as a thought leader at events and conferences, and build relationships with prospects, partners and industry stakeholders.
  • Responsible for coordinating the planning and budgeting processes for all reporting departments.
About You:
  • 8+ years experience with solid experience in Financial services, FMCG or Consulting
  • Must be able to drive business results using excellent commercial judgment and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Demonstrated experience in marketing and business development initiatives
  • Significant knowledge of Insurance products and the ecosystem
  • Customer-centric with a commitment to improving customer experience
  • Able to create a positive working relationship with senior executives internally and externally
  • Insurance experience is a plus
Benefits at Octamile for You:
  • Opportunity to Simplify Access to Insurance across Africa
  • Opportunity to become a business leader in Africa's insurTech sector
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Group life insurance and health insurance
  • Paid annual holidays and paid parental leave
  • Flexible work hours and hybrid work: 60% Office and 40% remote
  • Fully paid pension