Sales Support Assistant - Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd, Bloemfontein

  • Bloemfontein
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Insurance, Sales, Finance
  • Posted by Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd on Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • Reference: Jenwil
  • Apply before Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 16 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd




Who are we?


Jenwil BlueStar is one the leading BlueStar Businesses in the Free State and Northwest, with our head office in Bloemfontein and regional office in Potchefstroom we render services to clients throughout South Africa. Our aim is to provide trusted financial advice and solutions aimed to secure the long-term financial wellbeing and wealth creation of our clients and their families with the Jenwil wealth creation experience.


The successful candidate will take responsibility for the following:


  1. Provide administrative sales support to the Financial Advisors with sales support functions including:

    • Preparation and population of application forms for new business

    • Provide quotations and sales support to the advisors

    • Application form and attachments needed for policy conversions

    • Check for the correctness and completeness of all applications and revert back to Financial Advisor if missing information/fields are found

    • Process and monitor new business issued

    • Assist Financial Advisors in arranging for medicals

    • Liaise with underwriters and other issuers to gather information or communicate requests/queries as needed

    • Undertake case tracking for Financial Advisors

    • Provide after-sales services support

    • Co-ordinate direct requests/appointments between Office Manager and Financial Advisors

    • Assists the intermediaries with the relevant product information

    • Monitor outstanding premiums


  2. Develop and maintain relationships

    • Contribute towards the maintenance of existing customer relationships with the company


Candidate Requirements


Qualification & experience


  • Grade 12

  • 3 years proven experience in office administration/Personal Assistant/Secretary

  • Preferably have financial services administration experience


Knowledge and Skills:

·         MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)


·         SanPort, including SanFin and SanQuote





·         PA and secretarial processes and tasks


·         Document management, filing


·         Business etiquette


·         Client service


·         Financial Services knowledge (basic)


·         Sanlam products knowledge (basic)


·         Advisor sales processes (New Business and Existing Business processes)


Personal Attributes:


·         Time management


·         Planning and organising


·         Good team player


·         Attention to detail


·         Problem solver


·         Good communicator and relationship builder


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About Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd

Working at Sanlam goes beyond merely a day job. It encompasses an ethos and culture, a way of doing business. We call it the Sanlam Way. The Wealthsmiths™ way.

Our Business:
Since our inception we have held true to our founding purpose of empowering South Africans to lead their best possible lives. We are a fully diversified financial services business offering comprehensive and tailored financial solutions for a broad range of market segments both locally and internationally. We deliver through four business clusters namely: Personal Finance, Investments, Emerging Markets and Short-Term Insurance (Santam & MiWay). A Group Office comprises a number of functions which provide overarching support and direction.

Our Opportunities:
Sanlam is based on a fundamental belief in honest, hard work to make the most of every rand we’re entrusted with. We respect how hard people work for their money and we strive to make it work as hard for them as they did to earn it. In pursuit of this brand philosophy, you will work alongside interesting, passionate people and have the chance to be a part of challenging projects in a multicultural, stimulating environment. Over and above your skillset, there will be many opportunities for you to further Sanlam’s Wealthsmith ™ ethos, not only in the office but also in the greater community and environment in which we operate.  Irrespective of whether you’re starting your career or you’re an experienced professional, Sanlam offers opportunity in many diverse fields including accounting, actuarial science, investments, legal, IT and many more. For those interested in international exposure, we have business interests in the rest of Africa, India, Malaysia, the UK, Europe, Australia and the USA.