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  • Posted: Aug 20, 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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    Service Desk Agent

    What will you do?

    •    To provide a complete and informed response on first contact to all customers (single point of contact).
    •    To provide first-line support where possible to customers.
    •    To log and manage all calls, service requests and incidents from end-to-end, including escalation to third parties, follow up and feedback to customers.
    •    To communicate and liaise effectively with end-users, colleagues and other service providers at all levels.
    •    To ensure customer satisfaction and continuity of service is managed, by following specific procedures but also by recommending and developing (where appropriate) improvements to these processes/procedures and ensuring they evolve with the organisational goals
    •    To compile and manage IT service-related documentation, administration and reporting where applicable 
    •    Gives telephonic training on systems. 
    •    Conducts trend analysis of series data to determine common occurrences and recurring issues. 
    •    Determines absolute cause of problems by either recreating the issues in a test environment or reviewing system design. 
    •    Co-ordinates and ensures that adequate training is provided for users

    What will make you successful in this role?

    •    Relevant IT qualification 
    •    At least 3 years of experience in IT and/or administration
    •    Advanced level of computer literacy (MS Office, etc.)
    •    Experience in IT procurement, inventory management, vendor management beneficial
    •    Experience in diary management beneficial
    •    IT understanding beneficial
    •    At least two years’ experience with Desktop support (hardware/software troubleshooting)

    Qualification and Experience

    • Degree or Diploma with 2 to 4 years related experience.

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Business Requirements Definition
    • Client Delivery and incident handling
    • Problem Tracking Tool
    • Reporting and Administration
    • Technologies

    Personal Attributes

    • Interpersonal savvy - Contributing independently
    • Decision quality - Contributing independently
    • Action orientated - Contributing independently
    • Optimises work processes - Contributing independently

    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 independently
    • Customer focus - Contributing independently
    • Drives results - Contributing independently
    • Collaborates - Contributing independently
    • Being resilient - Contributing independently

    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. 

    Our commitment to transformation

    The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensure a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa.  The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.

    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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