General Manager: Scheme Finance

Key Performance Areas:

Drive Customer-Centricity:

  • Foster inter-departmental cooperation for professional excellence.
  • Review client needs, satisfaction, and service delivery through reports and forums.
  • Build and maintain a network of internal and external expert resources.
  • Represent the brand in professional networks, ensuring membership retention.

Financial Efficiencies:

  • Manage cash flow in operations.
  • Provide information for investment decisions and monitor performance.
  • Analyze credit control financial information and address risk areas.
  • Ensure budget compilation and management.

Knowledge Management:

  • Create and maintain best practice policies.
  • Implement communication methods for understanding changes.
  • Track, document, and display best practice efficiency.
  • Provide advice and training as required.

Maintain Expertise Level:

  • Contribute to professional bodies, publish articles, and maintain specialist accreditation.
  • Own improvement activities within the division’s operational model.

Position Specific Outputs:

  • Actively manage financial performance and regulatory compliance.
  • Drive collaboration with AfroCentric group companies for synergies.
  • Lead digital evolution for an enhanced member and provider experience.

Competency Requirements:

  • Entrepreneurship: Continuously improve customer experiences.
  • Ownership: Make critical decisions for AfroCentric and customers.
  • Credibility: Lead with integrity, trust, and external insights.
  • Collaboration: Build work-related networks, share knowledge.
  • Influence: Engage with customers and colleagues for organizational welfare.

Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:

  • Anticipates Customer and Market Needs.
  • Knowledge and compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Communication, Computer Technology, and Executive Business Writing Skills.
  • Forecasting, budgeting methodology, and financial acumen.
  • Development of financial models and interpretation of statements.


  • Qualifications: Qualified Chartered Accountant (SA)
  • 10 years experience in the Medical Schemes industry
  • Critical knowledge of IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) statements and their application
  • Strong exposure to financial instruments
  • Experience in dealing with the Board of Trustees, Audit Committee, and Scheme’s Executives
  • Ability to manage a large volume-driven department

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