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  • Posted: Apr 25, 2022
    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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    Sales Manager I



    What will you do?

    Sanlam Adviser Network is looking for an experienced Provincial Manager to manage the Western Cape province and the surrounding area’s through managing key stakeholders and franchise principals. The ideal candidate must be a strategic thinker who can operate in a challenging environment and deliver on key objectives and targets. The Provincial Manager role form part of the management committee and reports directly to the channel head. If you also have excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethics, we’d like to meet you

    The objective of this position is to secure the functionality of the business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.

    • Management Effectiveness
    • Manages service delivery through a team of internal and external stakeholders.
    • Drives operational excellence through area of supervision
    • Holds franchise principals accountable for managerial/supervision work, including recruitment, selection, performance management and talent management of Sanlam independent advisers.
    • Identify and recruit successful franchises principals on behalf of the SAN channel.  
    • Manage current franchises for success need to be very assertive in management style with strong focus on relationship building, collaboration and stakeholder management 
    • Ability to manage key accounts and clear understanding of the macro and micro environmental factors that influence key accounts.
    • Assist franchise principals to manage performance of managers and advisers employed by franchise principals.
    • Ability to manage in an environment of little structure and much uncertainty and complexity. 
    • Must be target and sales driven, results orientated individual.
    • Must be able to manage different value propositions for different stakeholders (advisers, managers, and franchise principals)

    Sales / Productivity

    • Must be able to translate the channels priorities and strategies into provincial strategy.
    • Must be able to allocate and utilise all resources in province to ensure that targets are met.

    What will make you successful in this role?

    • Grade 12 or equivalent 
    • RE 1 and RE 5
    • A relevant Diploma/ Degree such as Business/Marketing/Sales
    • Relevant post graduate business or commercial degree
    • Proven experience in senior sales management role
    • Must have worked with senior sales people in a distribution channel
    • A minimum of 6 to 8 years related experience
    • Understanding of business functions such as tied salesforce, compliance, Human Capital, finance, marketing etc., 
    • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
    • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
    • Working knowledge of Information Technology/Business infrastructure and Microsoft Office
    • Outstanding organisational and leadership abilities
    • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
    • Proven track record of sales delivery through a sales team at a senior level

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    Sales Manager - Durban

    What will you do?

    • Activity management of representatives.
    • Prospecting for Representatives.
    • Production management on a daily basis concentrating on quality and quantity.
    • Conducting training - Theoretical and practical in field.
    • Facility liaison.
    • New facility identification.

    Qualification & experience

    • Grade 12

    Meet the qualification requirements in line with their DOFA:

    • Individuals who joined the industry prior to 2010 must have obtained their 30 or 60 credits or alternatively obtained a full qualification as per the FSCA’s list of recognized qualifications.
    • Individuals who joined the industry from 2010 must have obtained a full qualification (120 Credits at NQF Level 4 for Categories B1 and B2) as per the FSCA's list of recognized qualifications at the point of recruitment.
    • It would be advantageous for the individual to meet the following criteria but not compulsory: In order to register for the Retail Pensions Category the Manager must have obtained a full qualification (120 Credits. at NQF level 4 would be required and NQF level 5 would be advantageous Categories B1 and B2) as per the FSCA's list of recognized qualifications at the point of recruitment.
    • RE 5 required from date of appointment

    Knowledge and skills

    • At least 2 years sales experience of which at least 1 year must be within the financial services industry (Cat B1/Cat B2/Retail Pensions)
    •  A minimum of one year management experience    
    •  Where the appointment is an internal appointment, past performance must be checked to ensure that all company criteria was met

    Personal qualities

    • Good leadership skills.
    • Entrepreneurial with good business acumen.
    • Strong action orientation
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to engage digitally 
    • Ability to make decisions.
    • Initiative and innovativeness.
    • Planning and organizing.
    • Achievement orientation.
    • Negotiation skills.
    • Coaching and enabling skills

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    Digital Marketing Data Analyst (Fixed Term Contract)

    What will you do?

    We are looking for a Marketing Data Analyst to support our Marketing team, with a strong focus on Digital. The responsibilities for this role will include tracking online marketing trends, collecting and analyzing data (online and offline), developing campaign strategies, optimizing and reporting online campaign performance, and communicating with internal stakeholders. 

    To be successful as a Marketing Data Analyst, you should have strong technical skills, thorough digital marketing acumen, and be able to present actionable insights to inform marketing strategies. A top-notch Marketing Data Analyst should also have excellent analytical skills, be detail oriented, and work well within a team. 

    Key responsibilities

    • Collecting and analyzing customer, marketing, and web behavioural data. 
    • Testing campaigns, analyzing key metrics, and identifying opportunities to increase campaign performance. 
    • Developing and presenting learnings from your analyses, including actionable insights and recommendations. 
    • Developing digital campaign and web measurement strategies. 
    • Creating dashboards, data visualizations, and campaign and website performance reports. 
    • Presenting actionable data-driven insights to internal business stakeholders. 
    • Monitoring and analyzing digital media and marketing trends.
    • Communicating and presenting to colleagues, senior managers, and clients. 

    What will make you successful in this role?

    Minimum requirements

    • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field. 
    • 3 - 5 years' experience with analytical and reporting tools, including Power BI, Google Analytics, and Data Studio.
    • Deep knowledge of digital marketing across social, display, and programmatic platforms. 
    • Strong ability to interrogate CRM data sheets and format accordingly for necessary platforms. 
    • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
    • Strong experience in data hygiene processes, and data analysis.
    • Proven ability to make data-driven decisions.
    • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills.
    • Agency experience would be advantageous.
    • Financial Services experience is essential.
    • Data experience in Financial Services Distribution would be advantageous. 

    Qualification and Experience

    • Degree or Diploma with 5 to 8 years related experience.

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Business and Data Analysis
    • Project Management
    • Business processes and management of budget
    • Project and resource management
    • Business Processes and business requirements definition

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    Systems Analyst

    What will you do?

    The Systems Analyst will play a critical role as a problem solver and person who assists in defining and enabling business change in agile environment. Their primary responsibility is to deliver solutions that are fit for purpose, that focus on efficiencies and that deliver business value. The incumbent will be expected to analyse business requirements using industry standard tools and methodologies and transforming them into systems specifications.

    What will make you successful in this role?

    The following outcomes will be expected to be achieved by the Systems Analyst:

    • Performing detailed impact analysis including process, gap, and data analysis.
    • Facilitation of work-sessions, database design and solution workshops to gather information, elicit and finalise functional requirements as well as transfer knowledge.
    • Analyse how the business requirements will be met by introducing changes to the application/s or creating modern technology implementations.
    • Examine existing systems to identify areas for improvement and integration. As part of the solution design, consider non-functional requirements that describe the characteristics of the system e.g., security, performance, maintainability, scalability, usability, and reliability of a product.
    • Ensure system designs are aligned with business goals & requirements and ensuring that requirements are accurate and complete.
    • Collaborate with developers and testers during sprints to ensure that system changes are implemented correctly, in an agile team within a scrum framework.
    • Presenting solutions in the form of walk-throughs to analysts, project managers, architects, development teams, developers, and testers to ensure understanding and assist delivery teams with story estimations and prioritisation.
    • Produce fit-for-purpose specifications documenting the solution.
    • Produce data models, activity, component flow, functional decomposition and data flow diagrams using Enterprise Architect / Visio / Confluence.
    • Document and implement, and guidelines to ensure that best solutions and designs are implemented and consistent with group architecture principals. 
    • Ensure that all stakeholders are engaged and kept up to date.
    • Post implementation support to business and IT.
    • Assist with business support and handling queries / errors related to production systems.

    Qualifications and experience

    • Relevant formal qualification / experience in systems analysis
    • B. Com, B.Sc. in Information Technology or Informatics would be preferable
    • +5 years Systems Analysis experience
    • 3 – 5 Years’ experience in the Investment industry
    • Experience in design and support workflow solutions 
    • Exposure to C#, XML, JSON, SOA
    • Experience in Metastorm Business process Management (BPM) experience 
    • Experience analysing operational needs to design, automate, publish, test, monitor and report on business workflows in Metastorm Designer
    • 3 - 5 years Software development experience would be advantageous
    • Strong relational database expertise 3 - 5 years
    • Experience in SQL stored procedures essential
    • Demonstrated knowledge of object-oriented analysis and design
    • Strong data analysis skills
    • Strong Application Design expertise
    • Exposure to SCRUM essential and other Agile methodologies advantageous
    • Ability to work closely with all stakeholders to design and deliver solutions

    Qualification and Experience

    • Degree or Diploma and the required Certification with 6 to 8 years related experience.

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Component level design based on Technology Architecture Model
    • System analysis
    • System and Database design
    • System Testing
    • Security and performance assessments

    Closing Date: 6th, May 2022

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    SanlamConnect: Gauteng South (Hill on Empire): Trainee Manager (Re-Run)

    What will you do? 
    We currently offer successful candidates an opportunity to enter the Financial Services Industry to be trained as a Manager to be part of our dynamic management team. 

    We are looking for candidates with leadership potential, seeking experience and mentorship from established individuals in the Financial Services Industry.

    The programme is structured over a 12-month period and will guide the candidate through a process of training, mentorship, on- the- job coaching, functional assignments and focused business exposure within a dynamic and fast-paced environment in order to groom and prepare the candidate for success.

    Output/Core Tasks:

    Your success will come from:

    • Successfully completing training related to position of financial adviser
    • Successfully completing training on support structures and processes
    • Successfully completing (first line) formal management training
    • Undergoing rotation and exposure to different positions within the region
    • Receiving coaching and mentorship by existing management
    • Successfully completing specific assignments and projects
    • Receiving exposure to executive management team.

    What’s in it for you?

    • Unique remuneration structure that will see you well rewarded for your success
    • Get to manage your own income
    • Work with visionaries in the industry who value entrepreneurship and creativity
    • Represent one of the top well-respected South African companies
    • Be invested in and grow your talents

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

    • Matric or equivalent qualification
    • A valid driver’s license is a requirement for this position
    • Fluent in English
    • Commerce or Legal degree is a prerequisite
    • Previous business experience in the industry, preferably within the distribution environment
    • Previous management experience within the industry and/or a leadership qualification (e.g. MBA, Management diploma, etc.) can be an added advantage, but is not a pre-requisite (should you have previous industry related experience, you must meet FAIS requirements)

    Knowledge and Skills 

    • Leadership skills, including the ability to motivate and develop people
    • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills
    • Confident, assertive and persuasive ability
    • Target driven and a self-starter with an entrepreneurial mind set
    • Sales skills/orientation 

    Personal Qualities 

    • Cultivates Innovation
    • Client Centricity
    • Drives Results
    • Collaborates
    • Flexibility and Adaptability
    • Develops Talent
    • Business Insight
    • Communicates Effectively
    • Decision Quality
    • Treating Customers Fairly

    Closing Date: 6th, May 2022

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    Business Information Security Officer (Re-run)

    What will you do?

    The Business Information Security Officer (BISO) is responsible for identifying and assessing the Information Security requirements of the business. The BISO in conjunction with the Business CIO, is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of an Information Security Management System (ISMS) and ensure that the appropriate Information Security controls are implemented, maintained and aligned with the Group Governance requirements (i.e. Policies, Standards, Procedures and Guidelines and Cyber Resilience Framework). The BISO is responsible for Security Awareness, Information Risk Management and translating risks and the effect thereof to Lines of Business to ensure informed risk assessment. Other responsibilities include: Participation in Group Information Security bodies and initiatives, logical access management, incident response, vulnerability management, IT audit coordination, ensuring new systems adhere to security policy and Providing management assurance regarding the Cyber and Information Security posture of the Business.

    What will make you successful in this role?

    Establish and manage a Business Information Security Programme, effective participation in Group Information Security Programme (GISP) initiatives, Information Security Incident response and Cyber Crisis Management, Information Security Governance and assurance, Application (including cloud) and Infrastructure Security, and Cybersecurity Education, Training and Awareness.
    The BISO will implement processes and controls as agreed with the CISO and the Business CIO. The BISO will be responsible for quality and cost effectiveness of delivery of information security services in the BU and will report on these metrics to the GISP.


    • Regular feedback to Business Manco on Group-wide information security issues.
    • The BISO must have an action plan to implement these initiatives in the Business .
    • The BISO will report to the GISP Manager on new initiatives, plans and progress which will be discussed at the Cyber Steering Committee.
    • Review and improve existing IT and Information Risk assessment, reporting and management practices.
    • Up to date and complete Business IT and Information Security Risk register.
    • Documented Security risk management action plan. This must include relative priorities of agreed actions; Ownership of the actions; Agree timelines.  Priorities will be aligned to Business and GISP priorities.
    • Up to date and complete Business Cloud register (if these services are used in the Business).
    • Review and respond to Policies, Standads, Procedures and Guidelines and Risk Acceptance requests within the agreed time.
    • Document processes and artefacts that prove that the relevant Governance and Assurance processes were implemented as designed.
    • Clear and timely communication to management and users regarding planned group awareness campaigns.
    • Risk assessment that identifies a requirement for additional awareness or targeted education, training and awareness interventions. 
    • Maintenance of Business/ Cluster and alignment with the Group annual security education, training and awareness plan.
    • Documented Logical Access review schedule for Line of Business Applications, review results, facilitate resolution, progress report on resolution of issues that were identified during the reviews.
    • Review and respond to audit findings related to application logical access and other Business specific Information Security findings. Ensure that the ratings are accurate.
    • Provide management comment to the audit observations/ findings, that is specific as far as actions and due dates are concerned.
    • Track and follow up on audit finding commitments.
    • Report all cyber security incidents, or information security incidents (including privacy related incidents) where the compromise was through technology to the SGT CSIRT.
    • Be contactable or provide alternative contact details for Cybersecurity incidents that are identified by the SGT CSIRT.
    • Ensure appropriate actions are taken when policy breaches are identified in the Business.
    • Assist by facilitating engagement and communication with key stakeholders in the Cluster during a major incident. 
    • Provide context on system and process criticality.
    • Produce Quarterly Group ISO Forum and GISP reports.
    • Provide input into requirements documents - ensure security roles; auditing; data protection (in transit and rest); monitoring etc. are defined in line with approved. Information Security policies and standards.
    • Ensure that Security 'gates' are a formal part of the SDLC/ Agile/ relevant solution development methodology. 
    • Interventions and role-players must be clearly specified.
    • Active participation in Sanlam sanctioned industry bodies (e.g. ISF Live, ISACA).
    • Timeous escalation of new, high or escalating risks.
    • Engage with application owners and Group Cyber Security Centre Operations Team to ensure that system vulnerabilities are addressed that were identified during Penetration tests, Red Team exercises or Vulnerability scans. Ensure that the Business CIO’s are aware of risk and actions required.
    • Facilitate workshops and risk documentation during Control Self Assessments, or Crown Jewel Risk Assessment processes.


    • Grade 12
    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Commerce, Science, or Social Science (preferable).
    • In force Information Security Certifications such as CISM, CISSP, CCSP, CISA, ISO 27000 Lead Implementer/ Auditor.

    Experience and Knowledge

    • Experience in policy writing and reviews.    
    • Experience in agile/ relevant solution development methodologies.
    • Familiarity with security practices and standards in development like the security development life cycle (e.g. OWASP).
    • Understanding of the technical and application environment of the Cluster/ Business.
    • Experience in analysis and control design, strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Knowledge of ISO27k, Cobit, ITIL, CIS and ISF best practices.
    • Knowledge of Information Risk Methodologies (ideally ISF IRAM2), threat modelling and Operational Risk management methodologies.
    • Knowledge of the key business processes, key stakeholders and have their contact details readily available.
    • Understanding of the risk management and governance structures within the Cluster.

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