SanlamConnect: Gauteng South (Boksburg): Sales Support Assistant

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Date: 14-Jun-2022

Location: Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

Who are we?


Sanlam is dedicated to supporting, growing and empowering clients with affordable, easy and suitable solutions, primarily through face-to-face intermediary channels, but also directly. This role is within the financial planning business of Sanlam, which comprises a large force of both tied and independent intermediaries as we as the staff who support them. We are dedicated to meeting the financial needs of our clients. Our vision: We aspire to be the best at building enduring relationships by connecting clients with Sanlam through intermediaries and directly. We create sustainable value by attracting new clients, supporting ongoing client engagement and providing adaptive solutions designed to answer life’s financial questions. Ultimately we grow and protect wealth.

What will you do?


This is an administrative support position that reports directly to an Operations Manager in the region. The Sales Support Assistant role is there to render sales support and administration to Sanlam intermediaries and regional sales management.


  • Provide sales and administration support to intermediaries, including quotations
  • Assist the intermediaries with the relevant product information
  • Process and monitor new business submitted
  • Monitor and report on relevant sales information to intermediaries/management
  • Support initiatives to increase the take up of technology with intermediaries
  • Providing limited after sales service

What will make you successful in this role?


Qualification and Experience 


  • Grade 12 or equivalent qualification
  • A relevant tertiary qualification would be advantageous


Knowledge and Skills 


  • A minimum of 2 years relevant administrative experience within the financial services industry is preferred
  • Prior experience within a Broker or Advisor Services environment is preferred
  • Insurance product experience and knowledge of relevant quotation processes and systems is preferred


Personal Qualities 

  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Client Centricity 
  • Drives Results
  • Collaborates
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Plans and Aligns
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Action Oriented
  • Optimizes Work Processes
  • Treating Customers Fairly

Build a successful career with us


We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realize their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Turnaround time


Applications for this role close on 28 June 2022. The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

Our commitment to transformation


The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa. The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.