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  • Posted: Nov 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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 skilful ...
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    Governance and Projects Lead

    Purpose of the role

    • Lead the overarching Governance, Compliance, Risk and internal controls for Sanlam Corporate's IT environment. Ensure that all components of the cluster IT team adhere and action related activities. You will also be involved in Leadership and Direction, Execution and oversight for this function within the cluster while working closely with group structures when it comes to interpreting theoretical frameworks and guidance into practical and correct applications across the corporate eco system. Formulate precise reporting on progress, metrics, maturity and actions in the area.
    • Function as the single point of IT management contact for key elements such as enterprise IT policy governance, enterprise IT strategy, and IT risk acceptance. Ensure visibility, escalation and management of IT risk inherent in the delivery of technology services. Monitor key performance and key risk indicators and escalate breaches in triggers or limits.

    What will you do?

    Key responsibilities 

    •     Work with group IT governance to ensure cluster-specific adoption and customisation on all aspects
    •     Lead legislation initiatives across cluster IT teams include internal and external audit requirements and findings
    •     Ensure that policies and standards are reviewed at the required intervals - reporting of compliance thereof 
    •     Review and mature IT process controls

    Qualification and Experience

    •     B.Sc Degree in Computer Science, Software Development, or a related field
    •     Strong experience and proficiency in IT governance processes 
    •     5+ years IT delivery experience


    •     Delivery Excellence - Ability to plan and execute a project to deliver a superior client experience
    •     Knowledge of relevant legislation POPIA, etc
    •     Knowledge of Business Analysis and Risk Management skills.
    •     Ability to establish governance frameworks, meeting legislative and regulatory requirements.
    •     Ability to read and interpret regulatory, policy and related acquisition guidance.
    •     Knowledge of sound business judgment.
    •     Ability to communicate internal controls concepts clear in a business context.


    • Complex systems process analysis
    • Business requirements
    • Business process mapping
    • IT governance, compliance and quality improvements
    • Technologies

    Personal Attributes

    • Strategic mindset - Contributing strategically
    • Business insight - Contributing strategically
    • Balances stakeholders - Contributing strategically
    • Manages complexity - Contributing strategically

    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 four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

    Core Competencies

    • Cultivates innovation - Contributing strategically
    • Customer focus - Contributing strategically
    • Drives results - Contributing strategically
    • Collaborates - Contributing strategically
    • Being resilient - Contributing strategically

    Turnaround time

    • 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. 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sanlam on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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