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  • Posted: Jun 11, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Since our establishment in 1918, Sanlam has been a prominent part of the South African business landscape. We have always held a long-term view of how business adapts to the demands of the environment in which it operates. Today, in a dynamic world, we see an evolving set of social, economic, political and environmental imperatives that require our skilfu...
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    Branch Manager - Mthata

    What will you do?

    • As a Branch Manager, you will be responsible for growing the customer base and revenue of Sanlam Retail Mass through developing and overseeing the execution of the retail branch strategy.
    • Guiding, integrating, and standardising the activities, goals and objectives of various Sales Consultants in the branch, in line with the strategy. 
    • Leading a service delivery culture and eco-system within and outside of the branch to enable an optimal client experience. 
    • Assuming responsibility for the successful day to day maintenance and management of the Retail branch. Responsible for Retail branch strategy development and business planning.
    • Ensure retail branch sales delivery and establish and drive a service culture. 
    • Ensure compliance, quality, and risk management. 
    • Responsible for all operational people practices relating to direct reports, in collaboration with the HR (talent management, performance management, individual development and growth, resolving grievances, leave allocation, capacity management, etc.).
    • Monthly planning and reporting of sales and service activities in the Branch.
    • Identify key internal and external stakeholders (Area Managers, Business Owners, activation sites, community forums, etc.) and determine effective engagement tactics that will contribute to building and maintaining relationships. 

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Matric (Grade 12)
    • RE1 and RE5
    • 120 Wealth Management credits OR tertiary qualification recognised by the FSCA.
    • Class of Business accreditation (annual)
    • Compliant with continuous professional development (CPD) current and past cycles.
    • At least 5 years recent industry experience of which 3 years should be in any leadership capacity.
    • Service Management experience is essential.
    • Insurance sales experience
    • Credit and lending experience

    Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

    • Sales tactics and approaches.
    • Stakeholder engagement and management.
    • Customer service and engagement.
    • Relevant Regulatory frameworks, policies, and standards. 
    • Sanlam insurance products (ideal).
    • People management practices and principles.
    • Business Acumen.
    • Computer literate.
    • Data and analytics (including data visualisation).
    • Project management.
    • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong communicator (verbally and in writing).
    • Able to lead and motivate a team.
    • Driven to exceed targets.
    • Organising skills.
    • Adaptable and able to learn quickly.
    • Resilient and open to change.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sanlam Group on to apply

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