Job Description

Who are we?
Santam is the market leader in the general insurance industry in Southern Africa. We are a large, diversified, expanding and transforming company and whilst based in South Africa, we are rapidly moving into a number of emerging markets, both in Africa and Asia. Our success is rooted in our passion for our clients and everything we do is centred on our delivery of Insurance Good and Proper. What will you do?
A position at Santam exists for a position as Commercial and Personal lines Underwriter based at our offices in Pretoria. Please note that the incumbent will be office-bound and a company vehicle does not form part of the job offering. What will make you successful in this role?

  • Do all support administration and capturing on Santam systems, of all Personal Lines and Commercial policies, related to any policy information (includes new applications, any changes and quotes).
  • Create and implement a sales strategy and business plan for each individual broker.
  • Establish and manage strong relationship with brokers including business managers.
  • Responsible for growth of allocated broker portfolio.
  • Work with brokers in developing a business plan to grow business.
  • Assist in identifying new potential brokers and opportunities for business growth.
  • Be aware of competition and market information.
  • Facilitate the sales process and ensure that brokers deal with correct channels.
  • Facilitate finalization of quotes
  • Monthly analysis of figures down to broker level
  • Implementation of underwriting policies for Personal and Commercial Lines.

Responsibilities + Skills

Sales experience in financial sectorExperience in maintaining and growing a profitable portfolio.


Completed GR12Insurance related qualification will be advantageous.FAIS compliant 150 credits on NQF Level 4


At least 3 years personal and commercial lines experience in an operational environmentExperience on Santam systems: Policy Centre and Mainframe.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 21st November 2019
  • Designation: UNDERWRITER II
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 21st November 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: Sanlam.
  • Address: PO Box 1. Sanlamhof 7532. Street address. Sanlam Head Office, 2 Strand Road
  • Website: www.sanlam.co.za
  • 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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