Business Developer - Middleburg

Date: 12-Jun-2019

Location: MP, ZA

Company: Sanlam Group

Who are we?

Sanlam is one of the leading financial services providers in the South African entry-level market. We’re in the business of planning for tomorrow. The never-ending pursuit of meticulously crafting our clients’ futures. We do this by truly appreciating the value of money and turning the materials we’re given into something more.  It’s our trade and it is something we are passionate about. It’s what makes us Wealthsmiths™. 

As Wealthsmiths™ we believe in creating and cultivating a positive, energised working environment that gives you every opportunity to achieve success. Sanlam is 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 as well as people with disabilities.

 

Sanlam Values

The ability to demonstrate, understanding and apply our Sanlam values is embedded in all roles.  Applicants must exhibit their commitment to the values as part of the application process.

  • Lead with courage
  • Serve with pride
  • Care because we respect each other
  • Act with integrity & accountability
  • Grow value through innovation & superior performance

What will you do?

  • Source and recruit a team of Sanlam Affiliated Intermediaries (SAI’s)
  • Manage activities of SAI’s
  • Developing and expand existing markets.
  • Risk management.
  • Manage quality of new business
  • Provide training and sales support to SAI’s.
  • Analysis of management reports.
  • Business relationship building.
  • Conservation/ pay point control.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of service standards to clients.
  • Ensure alignment to Treating Customers Fairly (TCF), in all business practices

Qualification & experience

  • Matric
  • Financial / Marketing tertiary qualification
  • FAIS related credits
  • RE 5 is a must,  RE 1 is advantageous
  • Sales manager (managing reps/advisors) experience would be highly advantageous

Knowledge and skills

  • Driver's License plus own road worthy motor vehicle is a MUST.
  • Being qualified to supervise intermediaries is a distinct advantage
  • At least 3 years’ sales experience, of which a minimum of one year must have been in a Sales Management position.
  • Preference will be given to candidates from the financial services industry.

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • Strong recruitment skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Planning and organising
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels
  • Target driven
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong entrepreneurial skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Decisive and persuasive
  • Treating customers fairly           

Our aim is to help you 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 realise their worth. Through its business clusters – Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Corporate Santam, Miway, as well as the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Turnaround times

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. 

The Sanlam Group is committed to transformation and embracing diversity and our employment equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. 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 as well as people with disabilities.

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