Gori
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BDM 250 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 1988
New York University, NY, NY M.A. Media Studies & Mass Communication, 1991 B.A., Political Science, 1985 Professional Certification: Insurance Institute of America.
From 0 to 1984
University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
No added languages

Experience

Facility Manager,
Orchid Hotels & Event Center, Lagos.
September 2010 - Present Day (6 years 9 months)
  • Managing administrative activities involving purchase of equipment, maintenance of procurement, housekeeping, safety, security, employee induction.
  • Planning and preparing monthly reports pertaining to finance required for maintaining office infrastructure and facilities.
  • Budgeting and cost control measures, Monitoring Budget vis a vis variance.
  • Contracts management.
  • Cost control and ensuring timely implementation of the project.
  • Managing repair, maintenance & replacement of office equipment, appliances, furniture, furnishings, vehicles, building, etc.
  • Vendor management- Oversee acquisition, installation and commissioning of equipment that are required for the facility – IT Systems, air conditioning etc.
  • Processes, Documentation, Business Control checks, audits etc.
  • Monitor all Statutory Compliance areas.
  • Asset Management of all Site operations assets across multiple locations.
  • Event Management, organizing meetings, conferences, making travel arrangements and hotel reservations for guests & foreign delegates.
  • Liaison and coordinating with various departments within the corporate office and all branch offices.
  • Active participation in the Leadership Team for Strategic Business Planning, implementation, client interaction etc.
  • Upkeep of office administrative facilities and ensure availability of daily miscellaneous requirements to provide harmonious work culture to employees.
  • Manage the proposal development process and timelines

Liaise with contractors on adhering to standards and acceptable best practices

  • Negotiate strategies with contractors with the aim of integrating their product with Company flow; examining risks and potentials; estimating partners' needs and goals
  • Acting as info-hub for providing administration related information and supervising administrative activities like general admin, verification of stationery stock, petty cash, courier, pest control, housekeeping, etc.
  • Specialization in handling back office operations, inter-office correspondence, confidential mails, quotations, monthly billing, cheques, etc.
  • Arranging for relocation of employees from different parts.
  • Any other task that may be assigned as related
Management Liability Underwriter,
AIG, New York, NY
May 1998 - February 2010 (11 years 9 months)
  • Analyze and evaluate the financial and managerial risk of private and publicly traded companies. Use the produced analysis to assess risk quality within the framework of the department’s underwriting strategies and guidelines.
  • Develop the skills to assess and recommend terms and conditions for associated risks.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions of assigned risks with producers.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with external brokers/producers.
  • Ensure timely processing of premium and issuance of policy documents i including necessary forms and endorsements that needs to be attached to the assigned account.
  • Maintain department's level of productivity and service.
  • Interact with senior management on a regular basis for general underwriting direction and business strategy.
  • Initiate marketing strategies and coordinate actions to influence the market
  • Handle received business proposals, evaluate and make sound recommendations within timelines
Commercial Lines Underwriter,
BenchMark Management, New York, NY
January 1996 - April 1998 (2 years 4 months)
  • Evaluates a portfolio of business based on known probabilities and statistics, and an evaluation of the human element.
  • Reviewing applications for insurance and comparing applications to loss experience and actuarial studies to determine if the applicant is an acceptable risk
  • Evaluating future loss potential, e.g., catastrophic loss
  • Insuring adequate pricing of insurable risks
  • Preparing insurance quotation for insurance agents
  • Assisting agents in responding to questions about the proposed coverage and rates
  • Recommending declining an application if the proposed insurance cannot be underwritten due to underwriting and Company guidelines
Commercial Lines Underwriter Assistant/Underwriter
Continental Insurance/CNA, Cranbury, NJ
January 1989 - December 1995 (7 years 1 month)
  • Evaluates a portfolio of business based on known probabilities and statistics, and an evaluation of the human element.
  • Reviewing applications for insurance and comparing applications to loss experience and actuarial studies to determine if the applicant is an acceptable risk
  • Evaluating future loss potential, e.g., catastrophic loss
  • Insuring adequate pricing of insurable risks
  • Preparing insurance quotation for insurance agents and brokerage houses
  • Assisting agents in responding to questions about the proposed coverage and rates
  • Recommending declining an application if the proposed insurance cannot be underwritten due to underwriting and Company guidelines.