4 Sales managers needed at Sanlam - South Africa

Sanlam Sky Solutions, a business unit within the Sanlam Personal Finance cluster, offers a wide range of simple and affordable financial solutions tailored for the South African entry-level market. These solutions cover needs such as funeral insurance, savings for education, life cover and personal accident plans. This business consists of 61 sales branches and 106 client care offices, conducting business through over 400 brokers and 3 700 tied agents, all dedicated to meeting the financial needs of its clients and their families.

Position Description

Key Responsibilities
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.

Minimum Requirements Qualifications :
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 FSB’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 FSB’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 FSB’s list of recognized qualifications at the point of recruitment.
RE 5 required from date of appointment

Experience & Knowledge :
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
Past performance

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

Based on this advertisement, internal & external applications will be considered Should you not hear from us within three weeks after closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Posted on : 12/04/2017, # , Edit