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  • Posted: Jun 11, 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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    Senior Benefit Consultant

    What will you do?
    Overall purpose of the role 

    • To consult to the trustees/management committees of funds, assist in the daily managing and logistical control of the funds, to co-ordinate and facilitate between departments, with the ultimate objective of owning the relationship of a portfolio of clients and in some instances working with another Principal Consultant.

    Key Responsibilities

    •    Ensuring that a portfolio of clients is adequately serviced
    •    Technical excellence in servicing corporate clients
    •    Embodying TCF in client interaction
    •    Effective management of a portfolio of clients
    •    Demonstrating client centricity
    •    Manage the communication plan of the Funds
    •    Facilitating and co-ordinating internal departments
    •    Self-development
    •    Build client relationships and ensure client retention
    •    Ensure that the overall standard of agenda packs, minutes and consulting advice is maintained
    •    Attend and coordinate Trustee Meetings
    •    Provide monthly reporting via required reports on operating functions of portfolio
    •    Direct employee training to improve efficiency
    •    Ensure that standard procedures, practices and Client servicing are maintained and adhered to
    •    Risk awareness and the management of these risks
    •    Awareness of regulatory legislation and developments within the industry
    •    Monitor budgets, targets and fees

    What will make you successful in this role?
    Qualification and Experience

    •    Bcom Degree or BA Law / LLB or equivalent NQF level
    •    CFP advantageous
    •    FAIS accreditation required
    Knowledge and Skills

    •    Minimum of 7 years Benefit Consulting Experience is required
    •    A proven track record of managing people is advantageous
    •    Knowledge of Employee Benefits and wider financial services industry and process
    •    Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

    Qualification and Experience

    • Appropriate financial degree with 6 to 8 years related experience

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Directs and coordinates the development of complex financial solutions for clients
    • Negotiates and converts feasible projects into bankable projects
    • Management of client relationships
    • Compliance and risk management
    • Utilises negotiation and communication skills and related, risk, financial and legal expertise in the management of the client relationships.

    Personal Attributes

    • Interpersonal savvy - Contributing through others
    • Manages complexity - Contributing through others
    • Plans and aligns - Contributing through others
    • Optimises work processes - Contributing through others

    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 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.

    Core Competencies

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

    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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