Sales Manager

at Sanlam
Location Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 10, 2019
Category Sales & Marketing Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

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?

  • Activity management of representatives.
  • Prospecting for Representatives.
  • Production management on a daily basis concentrating on quality and quantity.
  • Conducting training - Theoretical and practical in field.
  • Facility liaison.
  • New facility identification.

Qualification & experience

    • Grade 12
    • meet the qualification requirements in line with their DOFA:
  • Individuals who joined the industry prior to 2010 must have obtained their 30 or 60 credits or alternatively obtained a full qualification as per the FSCA’s list of recognized qualifications.
  • Individuals who joined the industry from 2010 must have obtained a full qualification (120 Credits at NQF Level 4 for Categories B1 and B2) as per the FSCA's list of recognized qualifications at the point of recruitment.
    • It would be advantageous for the individual to meet the following criteria but not compulsory: In order to register for the Retail Pensions Category the Manager 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 FSCA's list of recognized qualifications at the point of recruitment.
  • RE 5 required from date of appointment)

Knowledge and skills

  • At least 2 years sales experience of which at least 1 year must be within the financial services industry (Cat B1/Cat B2/Retail Pensions)
  •  A minimum of one year management experience    
  •  Where the appointment is an internal appointment, past performance must be checked to ensure that all company criteria was met

Personal qualities

  • Good leadership skills.
  • Entrepreneurial with good business acumen.
  • Strong action orientation
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to make decisions.
  • Initiative and innovativeness.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Achievement orientation.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Coaching and enabling skills

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 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 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.

What will you do?

  • Activity management of representatives.
  • Prospecting for Representatives.
  • Production management on a daily basis concentrating on quality and quantity.
  • Conducting training - Theoretical and practical in field.
  • Facility liaison.
  • New facility identification.

 

Qualification & experience

    • Grade 12
    • meet the qualification requirements in line with their DOFA:
  • Individuals who joined the industry prior to 2010 must have obtained their 30 or 60 credits or alternatively obtained a full qualification as per the FSCA’s list of recognized qualifications.
  • Individuals who joined the industry from 2010 must have obtained a full qualification (120 Credits at NQF Level 4 for Categories B1 and B2) as per the FSCA's list of recognized qualifications at the point of recruitment.
    • It would be advantageous for the individual to meet the following criteria but not compulsory: In order to register for the Retail Pensions Category the Manager 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 FSCA's list of recognized qualifications at the point of recruitment.
  • RE 5 required from date of appointment)

Knowledge and skills

  • At least 2 years sales experience of which at least 1 year must be within the financial services industry (Cat B1/Cat B2/Retail Pensions)
  •  A minimum of one year management experience    
  •  Where the appointment is an internal appointment, past performance must be checked to ensure that all company criteria was met

 

Personal qualities

  • Good leadership skills.
  • Entrepreneurial with good business acumen.
  • Strong action orientation
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to make decisions.
  • Initiative and innovativeness.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Achievement orientation.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Coaching and enabling skills

 

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 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.

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