Sanlam: Branch Manager


Sanlam: Branch Manager About the Position

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™.

What will you do?

Manage the achievement of business productivity, quality, manpower targets
Manage compliance and business risk
Manage the daily business operations
Manage and develop the performance of staff
Resolve escalated operational issues
Manage budgets
Allocate worksites or facilities
Manage changes within the business
Manage relationships with key stakeholders and clients
Talent and succession management
Ensure alignment to Treating Customers Fairly (TCF), in all business practices
Manager of managers.
Worksite management and relationship building
Qualification & experience

Grade 12
Degree or a 3 year diploma in Finance/ Marketing/Business Management; or
The recruit must have obtained a full qualification (120 Credits. at NQF level 4 would be required and NQF level 5 would be advantageous Categories B1 and B2) as per the FSB’s list of recognized qualifications at the point of recruitment.
Must have RE5
RE1 or if not yet passed, must obtain RE1 within 6 months from date of appointment
Knowledge and skills

At least 5 years industry experience of which 3 years should be in management of sales.
Preference will be given to those with experience in insurance sales within the entry level market.
Personal qualities

Team Management
Relating and Networking
Adapting and responding to change
Coping with Pressure and Setbacks
Interpersonal sensitivity
Adhering to principles and values
Confidence and decisiveness
Planning and Organising
Quality and detail orientation
Persuading and Influencing
Achieving personal and work goals and objectives
Computer Literacy (MS Office)
Treating Customers Fairly
Strategic thinking
Desired Skills

Grade 12
RE1 within 6 months from date of appointment
5 years industry experience
Desired Work Experience

2 to 5 years Middle / Department Management
2 to 5 years Investments, Insurance & Assurance
Desired Qualification Accreditation

About The Employer

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. Tellers & Branch Staff, Johannesburg

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