Business Development Executive

Job Description

Who are we?Sanlam Corporate Cluster comprises of the two existing businesses - Sanlam Employee Benefits (SEB) and Sanlam Health Management (SHM) and the soon to be established Sanlam Corporate Solutions. These businesses enhance our corporate business offering through providing integrated solutions for corporate clients both in South Africa and across the African continent by providing tailored solutions to targeted corporates. Sanlam Employee Benefits Client Solutions is a dedicated distribution business which is the “face” of SEB and has successfully built a valuable brand for Sanlam in the employee benefits marketplace. Client Solutions acts as advocates for clients; aims to provide leading-edge client experience and adapts to clients changing needs. What will you do?Responsible for promoting new and maintaining existing business by serving as a proactive relationship manager for assigned accounts.Coordinates marketing, sales and support services for assigned accounts to enhance existing relationships and develop new ones.Keep Employee Benefits Specialists informed of the progress at all times.Responds to inquiries and resolves problems of a complex nature.Establishes and/or develop relationships with firms to secure a preferred or a select sponsor position with that firm.Have / maintain relationships with key individuals in Sanlam Corporate that will assist in the sales process.Develops and implements an annual business plan to promote and maintain business.

Responsibilities + Skills


Knowledge of legislation applicable to the retirement fund industryPrevious retirement fund experience will be advantageousCertificate of Proficiency will be advantageousTechnical advice and support


Relevant tertiary financial/investment qualificationMinimum of 5 years relevant experience in the Employee Benefits industryExperience gained in a similar role with another SA Financial Services player including unit trust, asset management or Lisp industry.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Friday, 12th February 2021
  • Designation: Business Development Executive
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Friday, 12th February 2021

About the Company

  • Company Name: Sanlam.
  • Address: PO Box 1. Sanlamhof 7532. Street address. Sanlam Head Office, 2 Strand Road
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • Charlize Theron may have run away to Hollywood, but the Sanlam Group keeps its star power at home in South Africa. Targeting middle-market and affluent clients, the company provides insurance and wealth management services. Major segments are life insurance (including annuities and other investment products) and short-term insurance (property and casualty coverage sold through majority-owned Santam). The company has been expanding its investment business through segments including Sanlam Investment Management, its Octane hedge fund of funds, and its SIM Emerging Markets, which focuses on African economies.

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