Cigna Operations Manager Jobs in Kenya

Cigna Operations Manager Jobs in Kenya

Role overview

To Focus on achieving various business objectives to ensure smooth and efficient functioning of the Operations units.

The incumbent will:

  • Operational Efficiency: Streamlining processes and workflows to enhance overall efficiency and reduce operational costs.

  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensuring that all operations adhere to industry regulations and compliance standards, minimizing legal risks.

  • Customer Satisfaction: Implementing strategies to improve customer experiences, claims processing, and communication to enhance overall satisfaction

  • Risk Management: Identifying and mitigating operational risks to safeguard the company's financial health and reputation.

  • Team Management: Building and leading effective teams, fostering a positive work environment, and ensuring staff is well-trained and motivated

  • Cost Management: Implementing cost-effective measures without compromising quality to maximize profitability.

  • Claims Processing Optimization: Streamlining the claims process to expedite settlements and improve customer satisfaction.

  • Strategic Planning: Collaborating with other departments to contribute to the overall strategic goals and growth of the insurance company.


  • Overseeing day-to-day activities, ensuring regulatory compliance, managing staff, and implementing strategic initiatives to enhance operational efficiency.

  • Supervise and lead the policy processing team to ensure efficiency in daily operations.

  • Lead, motivate, and support the team within a time-sensitive and demanding environment, including career development plans for direct reports and problem resolution.

  • Provides operational support by preparing and reviewing of operational plans, monitoring progression and service levels and reporting to the Head of Operations.

  • Ensuring healthy claims flow and backlogs to avoid service interruptions

  • Drive operational efficiency and implement quality checks to ensure enhanced outputs and maintain client experience

  • NPS improvement through implementing action plans

  • Execute strategic initiatives both through organizational alignment and matrix partner management to produce profitable growth. For key projects (such as strategy development or investment opportunities), position personally drives projects with senior business and functional leadership.

  • Works with sales & marketing teams and partners with Operations management teams on escalated issues and issue resolution. Removes barriers to ensure client escalations are handled timely and accurately.

  • Participate in monthly/quarterly meetings with client(s) as requested or when needed by the
    head of operations.

  • Business Continuity Plan: maintains system disaster recovery plan.

  • Liaise with other departments on new initiatives and system change and Maintain constant communication with managers, staff, and vendors to ensure proper operations of the company.

  • Implement and maintain quality assurance protocols and Increase the efficiency of existing processes and procedures to enhance the company’s internal capacity

  • Ensure that operational activities remain on time and within budget.

    Education/ Experience & Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

  • Industry and leadership experience of 5-10 years

  • Experience in leading and influencing, in a matrixed environment is critical.


  • Leadership: Ability to lead and inspire teams, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.

  • Strategic Thinking: Capacity to contribute to the development and execution of strategic plans for operational excellence and business growth.

  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical abilities to assess data, identify trends, and make informed decisions for process improvement.

  • Communication Skills: Clear and effective communication with team members, other departments, and external stakeholders

  • Regulatory and market knowledge: Understanding of insurance regulations and compliance requirements to ensure adherence to industry standards

  • Problem Solving: Aptitude for identifying challenges, developing solutions, and implementing effective problem-solving strategies.

  • Project Management: Proficiency in managing projects, including planning, execution, and monitoring to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Customer Focus: Commitment to enhancing customer experiences through efficient processes and effective communication.

  • Team Development: Capability to recruit, train, and develop high-performing teams to achieve operational objectives.

  • Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to changing industry trends, regulations, and business needs.

    How to Apply

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