Business Manager: SanlamConnect Gauteng South Region (Re-Run) (Bloemfontein)

  • Full Time
  • Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Sanlam Group

Business Manager: SanlamConnect Gauteng South Region (Re-Run) (Bloemfontein)

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Date: 10-Oct-2020

Location:

Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Company:
Sanlam Group

 

Who are we?

 

SanlamConnect, is dedicated to supporting, growing and empowering clients with affordable, easy and suitable solutions, primarily through face-to-face intermediary channels, but also directly. We have approximately 2,000 tied advisers and 2,000 supporting independent brokers, all dedicated to meet the financial needs of our clients. Our vision: We aspire to be the best at building enduring relationships by connecting clients and intermediaries. 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 a management role within the regional (geographical) SanlamConnect structure reporting to the Regional General Manager. The role has a strong tactical focus with some strategic contribution. This role forms part of and contributes to the regional MANCO. The role is primarily responsible to drive sales and grow market share in the region through Brokers managed by Broker Consultants. This role is based in Bloemfontein, responsible for the Free State and a portion of the Northern Cape. 

 

Output/Core Tasks:

The expectations of the role is to:

  • Serve on Regional MANCO and contribute to Regional Sales Strategy  
  • Translate regional strategy into tactical and operational sales goals 
  • Drive and support marketing and business building initiatives 
  • Set and drive sales and manpower targets 
  • Manage expenses 
  • Manage operational effectiveness 
  • Manage and develop staff  
What will make you successful in this role?

 

Qualification and Experience 

 

  • Extensive Financial Services experience in a marketing/sales environment 
  • Sales and Operational Management/leadership of a unit  
  • Management diploma 
  • Commercial/Financial or business related diploma/degree  
  • CFP/RFP3 or equivalent (i.e.: 120 credits) 
Knowledge and Skills

 

To be successful you will need to demonstrate good experience in: 

IT: 

 

  • MS: Office (Excel, Word, PP) 
  • Web based platform tool/site 
  • AUTONUB  
  • E2 financials 
Business/Management: 

 

  • Financial Services Industry Knowledge  
  • Specialised knowledge within different channels (SFA, SKS, SBD or Entities) 
  • Financial Services Product Knowledge (Sanlam and competitors)  
  • Legal technical Knowledge (product related) 
  • New and Existing business processes 
  • Advisor contracts and remuneration 
  • Broker and/or Advisor contracts 
  • Sales and related administration processes 
  • Leads management and campaigns/competitions
  • Leadership and Management skills to manage staff  
  • Budgets and expense management (including profitability and VNB) 
  • Debt management 
  • Relevant regulatory legislation and compliance knowledge (FAIS accredited) 
  • Different distribution models and value propositions
Personal Qualities

 

  • Cultivates innovation  
  • Client focus  
  • Drives results  
  • Collaborates  
  • Flexibility and adaptability (being resilient) 
  • Financial acumen 
  • Business insight  
  • Plans and aligns 
  • Balance stakeholders  
  • Decision quality  
  • Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) 
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 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 time

 

The closing date for application is 23 October 2020. 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

 

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.  

 

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.




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