We are an Impact InsurTech that aims to narrow the global protection gap by developing innovative solutions that protect the financially underserved. We are owned by five major insurance organisations that support our activities and global profile, spanning Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our partners include international development organisations, such as WFP and IFAD; as well as multinational companies with strong sustainability programs, such as Nestlé Nespresso, for whom we assess, design, and implement insurance programs.
In Latin America, we are addressing the financial vulnerability of smallholder farmers by providing affordable insurance protection against extreme weather conditions. In the region, the company currently has operations in Colombia, Honduras, and Guatemala. These projects involve the development and roll-out of insurance products to protect financially underserved individuals against climate risks, as well as the management of all the stakeholders involved. We are growing the programs in each of the countries in which we already operate, and we are working on replicating our success in Perú, Ecuador, México, Salvador, Puerto Rico and Brazil.
Reporting to the Head of Latin America, the Operations Manager will manage, design, and implement programs in Latin America, particularly in Colombia. The Operations Manager will conduct the project management, business development in the region, and client relationship management, including representing BMM, as well as all operational aspects of the projects, such as product development, communication, and education.
Manage Blue Marble projects in Latin America, starting with Colombia.
Manage the relationships and represent Blue Marble with insurance partners and local
Develop and complete all activities/materials required to deliver on the objectives of the
project, including product development, servicing, communications, education, and closure. This includes field visits, trainings, or other engagement activities with on-site stakeholders such as cooperatives, farmers groups, farmers, implementing partners, or other local stakeholders.
Support the Head of Latin America in business development.
Identify and perform analysis of data to inform decision-making and underwriting.
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Agribusiness, Economics, Actuary, Business Administration, Management, or another relevant field.
Minimum of three years of relevant experience
Have basic knowledge of insurance operations. Having previously worked in the
insurance industry is a plus.
Ability to travel up to 30% of the time within Colombia and Latin America
Fluency in Spanish and English, Portuguese also highly valued
Excellent project management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
Passionate about social impact in underserved communities
We offer a flexible working environment and a collegial, high-performing team culture. You will have the opportunity to make an immediate and tangible impact in underserved communities across the developing world alongside dedicated and passionate colleagues. Join Blue Marble to boost your career; our unique ownership structure will expose you to top leaders in the insurance industry and international development organizations.
Please send your CV to email@example.com with the subject “Operations Manager Latin America” including:
We encourage candidates to apply early because we will review applications on a rolling basis. While we will consider all submissions, we will only respond to candidates with whom we intend to move forward. Please note that we will not accept any applications from recruitment agencies.