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FNPF CEO Post Advertised, Closes Jan 29

FNPF’s current CEO, Jaoji Koroi will take up his new role as the Fijian Holdings Limited’s (FHL) Group chief executive officer from March 8, 2021.
12 Jan 2021 09:11
FNPF CEO Post Advertised, Closes Jan 29
From left: Fiji National Provident Fund Chief financial officer Pravinesh Singh, outgoing chief executive officer, Jaoji Koroi, general manager member services, Alipate Waqairawai, manager public relations and marketing, Risiate Biudole, and general manager business transformation, Millie Low

Are you a qualified and experienced executive that can lead Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) to new heights? Then apply for the chief executive officer (CEO) role.

FNPF’s current CEO, Jaoji Koroi will take up his new role as the Fijian Holdings Limited’s (FHL) Group chief executive officer from March 8, 2021.

Mr Koroi has proven his strong leadership skills which has contributed to the achievements in the Fund’s financial, investment and operational performances over the years.

He was not only the CEO but also a former strong performing chief operating officer of the Fund.

Board composition

In an advert published on Saturday, January 9, through the FNPF’s recruiter KPMG, it said the successful candidate would report to the Board chairman.

The FNPF Board chairman is Daksesh Patel, who has built international success after leading the Vinod Patel Group.

The board members are Sanjay Kaba, Mukhtar Ali, Makereta Konrote, Joel Abraham and Kalpana Lal.

“This role (CEO) will have the primary responsibility of leading the Fund by providing direction and ensuring that the organisation carries out its functions whilst overseeing management and daily operations, in accordance with the FNPF Act and policies established by the Board,” the advert said.

“Don’t miss out on this exciting job opportunity!”

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Developing and implementing a five-year strategic plan which should reflect future expectations and direction.
  • Proactively formulating future strategic objectives including long-term portfolio projections and management.
  • Building and maintaining a culture of high performance to deliver excellent service to Fund members; including developing and maintaining a strong leadership framework within the organisation and strengthening leadership by developing a robust succession plan.
  • Ensuring the Fund’s daily operations are coordinated and implemented efficiently and effectively, and that key projects are developed and implemented in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Growing the Fund as a critical contributor to the Fijian economy; including developing effective strategic relationships and interfacing strategies with key stakeholders and ensuring efficient and effective growth through technological advancement.
  • Ensuring member awareness programmes (including financial literacy and retirement planning) are conducted and that customer satisfaction of the Fund’s services is effectively monitored.
  • Developing, implementing and promoting best governance practices and driving the risk management culture of the Fund.
  • Advocating for transparency, accountability and responsibility; including monitoring the implementation of the Fund’s risk strategy and reporting to the Board.

Qualifications, skills and  experience

  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Investment, Management or Business Administration.
  • PhD in Management or Finance would be desirable.
  • At least 10 years’ management experience in the Finance and/or Investment sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of pension funds and/or social security schemes.
  • Excellent leadership, negotiation, management, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to work effectively with and support the Board in decision making, especially in relation to the Fund’s performance, corporate governance, strategies and risk portfolio.

Applications addressing 

Applications addressing the above requirements and including a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and three referees with email and telephone contacts should be forwarded to “Chief Executive Officer – Fiji National Provident Fund”, c/- KPMG, GPO Box 32, Suva, Fiji or email recruitment@kpmg.com.fj no later than 5pm Friday, 29 January 2021.

Feedback: maraia.vula@fijisun.com.fj


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