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Operations & Strategic Projects - COO's Office

Oliver James is working with one of the globe's leading reinsurance company based in Hong Kong who are well-known for their growth strategy across multiple markets and transformation. Due to the success in the last 5 years in Asia, we are currently looking for a high-caliber in joining their COO's office as a VP to lead a series of strategic projects in Operations & Transformation, as well as governance for local operations across 7 countries (China, HK, JP, KR, SEA, India and Aus).

Job Description:


  • Identify and assist to drive strategic change initiatives to deliver on the transformation agenda
  • Conceptualize and prepare strategic frameworks, discussion papers and MIS as required to enable strategic planning and improve management reporting.
  • Prepare papers with critical analysis, recommendations, and / or updates as requested by the COO or governance committees.

Processes & Governance

  • Improve communication across business, function and geography by ensuring key messages and initiatives are clear and impact is understood.
  • Help to identify interdependencies across initiatives and / or issues for senior management intervention
  • Enable effective project governance by helping continually optimise the group and country process

Stakeholder management

  • Working alongside with Country Heads and BU Heads in influencing key decisions taken in the business and in support teams.


  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, strategic mindset with seasoned problem solving and programme management skills
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to prioritise, make decisions, and work to tight timeframes.
  • Good business judgement and strong in operational control and risk assessment.
  • Strong communication skills oral, written and presentation. Sound knowledge of MS-Excel, PPT, and Word
  • Good knowledge of operations, preferable from insurance industry

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