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  • Posted: May 21, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Sales Agent

    Short term insurance industry knowledge non- negotiable. RE5,150 FAIS credits in short term qaulification, 3years sales in short term insurance company.
    Deliver day-to-day knowledge work, in order to execute predefined objectives as per agreed standard operating procedures (SOPs).

    Job Description

    Short term insurance industry knowledge non- negotiable. RE5,150 FAIS credits in short term qualification, 3years sales in short term insurance company.
    Accountability: Managing daily sales targets
    Outputs to deliver this accountability:

    • Agree and sign sales targets with the Team Leader and come up with innovative sales methods to utilise to achieve these targets.
    • Receive calls from clients requesting quotes and make calls to clients offering Short Term Insurance, based on the information received from various marketing campaigns and database provided by the Marketing department.
    • Offer clients information regarding processes, procedures and compliance (on voice logging where applicable) according to the FAIS Act
    • Liaise with the client to obtain information from them regarding for example, personal details such as their name and address, the article to be insured and previous insurance history.
    • Accurately capture the information that the client provides on the Websure/Siebel system and generate a quote based on the information provided
    • Send the telephonically agreed quote to the client, via Email, and explain the quote by outlining for example the cost of the premiums, the excesses and the benefits of the product.
    • If the client accepts the offer, proceed to the finalisation stage of the application process by liaising with the client to obtain the information (e.g. banking details debit order dates, non-payment disclosure etc.) necessary to complete the application on the system on the clients behalf
    • Adhere to all processes, procedures and compliance policies at all times throughout the process.

    Accountability: Client Experience
    Outputs to deliver this accountability;

    • Delight client with excellent service and assist them in an efficient manner by sending all the relevant documentation and by attending to any queries or related issues they may have within the agreed timeframe/Service Level Agreement (SLA)
    • Meet all timeframes agreed and act in a professional manner to gain the trust and buy-in from clients in order get referral business.
    • Retain client loyalty by offering products that are good value for money and that will meet the client’s needs.
    • Where possible resolve all client queries at first point of contact, however if unable to assist refer clients to the correct channels (e.g. Team Leader: Sales or Manager: Product).

    Accountability: Risk and Compliance
    Outputs to deliver this accountability:

    • Ensure that minimum standards with regards to quality assessments are adhered to by, for example, obtaining the correct information from clients to generate the correct premium.
    • Offer all relevant and up to date information regarding the product offered to assist the client to make the most informed choice, such as explaining the types of cover that is offered and what the benefits and features are on the product. Offer clients factual information but do not advise (on suggested insured amount) the client on the decision that need to be made.
    • Ensure (by following the relevant underwriting questionnaire) that the underwriting guideline is strictly adhered to at all times when securing a sale.

    Accountability: Reporting
    Outputs to deliver this accountability:

    • Capture data of all inbound and outbound calls on the Z drive worksheet provided by the company.
    • Provide other relevant Management Information (MI) to the Manager: Sales as and when needed


    • Basic & commission
    • RE1 certificate
    • 150 FAIS Credits not negotiable
    • 2 years Customer service & Sales
    • Short Term Insurance essential

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

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

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