Regional Marketing Manager (Durban)

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Date: 22-Jun-2022

Location: Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

What will you do?

This career opportunity is available at Mirabilis a division of Santam for the Regional Marketing Manager, who will be based in KwaZulu-Natal ( Durban).

The main purpose of this position is managing the Mirabilis team in the Durban office, to generate new business growth, maintaining and generating client relationships and market awareness in the Kwa-Zulu Natal province and as required in surrounding areas.


What will make you successful in this role?

Managing the Durban Office :

•Attend and represent the branch marketing department at monthly management meetings

•Accompany national management on broker and regional visits, on an as-and-when required basis

•Understanding engineering insurance risks

•Assist Claims Department and marketers with problematic claims

•Assist Finance Department with problematic premium collections, allocations, etc

•Assist Administration Department with marketing queries

•Attend Claims Committee meeting and present claims requiring discussion

•Comprehension of policy wordings

•Training of brokers on insurance products – includes opening broker training sessions

•Hosting of functions (Candidate should be well spoken and presentable)

•Represent the company in various organisations and committees (eg SAIA, SAUMA, SAAEI, regional Insurance Institutes, IISA, etc)

•Supervision for staff acting as ‘Representative under supervision’, as well as assisting new staff

•Assist in managing the branch marketing team HR issues (leave, studies, training, etc)

Marketing Functions :

• Road-trip preparation and scheduling of meetings with clients

• Power point presentation preparation

• Solving of queries on instruction between various departments

• Accurate loading of quotations

• Material Preparation for training functions

• Broker premium consolidation

• Broker information consolidation

• Broker target consolidation

• Broker area distribution

• Renewal preparation monthly

• Research for Marketing Presentations

• Team coordination within marketing department


Qualification and Experience

• BCom Degree or Engineering Diploma/Degree or similar

• Minimum of 10 years commercial insurance experience

• Minimum 5 years senior insurance marketing experience

• Prior quoting mandates up to R500,000,000 any one risk

• FAIS Compliant

• Computer Literacy: Microsoft Office - proficiency in Word, Excel PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook

• Comprehensive understanding of insurance legislation

• Must have experience on insurance operating systems

• Valid driver’s license Travelling required within Kwa-Zulu Natal province and surrounding regions, and occasionally nationally.


Personal Attributes

Manages complexity - Contributing independently

Persuades - Contributing independently

Action orientated - Contributing independently

Business insight - Contributing independently

Core Competencies

Cultivates innovation - Contributing independently

Customer focus - Contributing independently

Drives results - Contributing independently

Collaborates - Contributing independently

Being resilient - Contributing independently


Our commitment to transformation

Santam is the market leader in the general insurance industry in Southern Africa. We are a large, diversified, expanding and transforming company and whilst based in South Africa, we are rapidly moving into a number of emerging markets, both in Africa and Asia.


Our success is rooted in our passion for our clients and everything we do is centered on our delivery of Insurance Good and Proper. We’re about people. People drive our business so it follows that we want to recruit the best people possible whether they work for us permanently or for a short time as temporary employees.


At Santam we are committed to transformation and embracing diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, representative of the demographics of our society. In achieving our employment equity goals we give preference to applicants from the designated groups in alignment with the Divisions Employment Equity targets.