Programme Coordinator

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Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

Who are we?

Sanlam Corporate Cluster comprises of the two existing businesses - Sanlam Employee Benefits (SEB) and Sanlam Health Management (SHM) and the soon to be established Sanlam Corporate Solutions. These businesses enhance our corporate business offering through providing integrated solutions for corporate clients both in South Africa and across the African continent by providing tailored solutions to targeted corporates.

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 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.

What will you do?

Work closely with the Head of BTO, the relevant BTO business leads, and the respective project managers/business improvement managers to provide end-to-end administrative support and coordination of all business change initiatives (strategic; governance; BAU improvements; data quality improvements; etc.), including, but not limited to:

  • Project resource management and contracting
  • Project planning: assist project resources to facilitate; track against targets; manage related risks and issues; etc. of all agreed project workstreams and deliverables
  • Project cost and budget management: work closely with project managers, owners and finance to facilitate; track; coordinate and consolidate all projects finances 
  • Stakeholder meetings: setting up; managing packs and actions; etc.
  • Project Reporting: facilitate, track, coordinate and consolidate all established project reporting [Progress reporting; Risk management; Finances; Benefit-tracking; etc.]
  • Assist project managers to maintain all key project documentation and ensure they are current and properly stored, inter-alia, business cases, project contracts, change management plans, benefit trackers, etc.
  • Ensure all information kept within the Project Management Office (PMO) Knowledge Repository is always kept up to date, with accurate, valid and complete information
  • Fulfil, oversee and coordinate various administrative duties and responsibilities 

Qualifications and experience

  • Grade 12 with 4 to 7 years related experience
  • Financial administration and management experience is advantageous
  • Business management-related qualification/course is advantageous

Knowledge and skills

  • Excellent Administration & Time Management skills
  • Excellent Reporting & accuracy skills
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Business planning & budgeting skills
  • Financial services industry exposure is advantageous

Personal attributes

  • Confidence with engaging at all levels
  • Agility with Leading & being leader-led
  • Structured & attention to detail
  • Accountable & Focussed
  • Great Communication
  • Self-mastery & Emotional Intelligence
  • Resilient & Change Adaptive

Turnaround time

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.