Sanlam Group Is Hiring: Branch Administrator – South Africa



To provide various operational, administrative, and reporting activities across all channels to support theeffective and efficient working of the branches and advisors.

Key Responsibilities

1. On boarding and administration of advisor/SAI’s and new broker contracts:Conduct the required checks for all new appointments, which includes Agent, DOFA, FSB and MIEchecks.Prepare and upload all relevant documentation (e.g., rep packs, employment contracts, performancecontracts, supervision forms) and personal details for all new sales managers, BDs and advisors andensure these remain up to date.Ensure all branch training registers are updated and filed on a monthly basis.Complete adviser and manager termination forms accurately and submit them to Branch Manager forapproval.2. New Business Processing:Capture and attach all new business applications on the relevant system.Conduct affordability checks on all written policies, when required.Check and provide an update on SSLP pending new business.Ensure Stop Order lodgements/cancellations are coordinated and submitted by the required cut-offtimes.Prepare and submit lodgements as per the required processes and timelines.Identify and correct account-related rejections.Scanning and indexing of paper-based applications.3. Policy ServicingEnsure that client amendments are submitted and processed timeously and follow up for completion.Assist branches and advisors with client related queries including, telephonic queries, client walk-insand claims escalations.National support to outsourced brokers queries via email4. Retentions ReportingPull and analyse all required monthly and weekly reports and distribute, where required, to salesmanagers, branch managers and advisors5. Ad hoc administrative support

Support advisors, sales managers and branch managers with all required technological supportincluding, system application/access as well as resolving any technological errors or queries.

Support advisors with all required training requirements, including any Moodle related support as wellas the planning, organisation and execution of training meetings or events.

Ensure advisors receive commission statements, payslips (when requested) and that any othercommission or pay related issues are resolved.

Prepare the required data for advance commission payments/loans.

Manage the resolution of any facility related issues.

Support with the completion of any branch related legislative requirements, including the completion ofOHS surveys and Department of Labour Branch visits.


Matric (Grade 12)

Diploma or degree in related field will be advantageous

Knowledge and Experience


In-depth understanding of industry standards

Working knowledge of products and services (advantageous)

Knowledge of regulatory and compliance frameworks would be advantageous

Customer engagement principles


2 – 3 Years experience in an administrative capacity in an operational environment.

Experience in the insurance industry would be advantageous.

Demonstrated client engagement experience.

Experience working on office management or task management systems (MS Outlook / Teams / Jira /etc.)

Conditions of Employment

Clear criminal and credit check

Smart phone

Own transportation

What will make you successful in this role?

Qualification and Experience

Grade 12 or Diploma with 3 to 4 years related experience.

Knowledge and Skills

General Administrative Practices

Risk, debt, MI and budgeting

Logistical and events/meeting co-ordination

Client relationship management

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

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