Actuarial Trainee : Graduate role

at Sanlam
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 17, 2020
Category IT Jobs
Job Type Internship

Description

What will you do?

Under direct supervision, performs assignments of actuarial-related duties such as preparing, performing and analysing actuarial research and audits. Other duties include collecting data from various databases and performing standard mathematical calculations.

 

Position Description:

We offer opportunities to actuarial graduates who are looking to start their careers and qualify as actuaries. The Sanlam Actuarial Training Programme starts off with an unofficial ‘internship’ that lets you familiarise yourself with the inner workings of Sanlam by getting to know its products and systems. Once you have a good grasp of this, you will be exposed to more technical positions. We will help you develop your analytical abilities in order to further develop your actuarial skills.

Your actuarial exam results combined with your on-job performance will determine how quickly you progress and are exposed to more advanced areas of this side of Sanlam’s business.

 

Our comprehensive actuarial support programme includes great additional benefits such as:

  • Study time during work hours
  • Bursaries to complete your actuarial examinations
  • Financial rewards for passing your exams
  • Guidance and mentoring
What will make you successful in this role?

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Science.
  • Must qualify for exemptions of at least six (6) actuarial examinations by the time you graduate.

 

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong computer skills
  • Above-average Microsoft Office skills are non-negotiable

 

Key competencies for success:

  • Strong analytical ability and a structured approach to problem solving
  • Team player
  • Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge and Skills
Actuarial Problem Solving
Issues management
Attention to detail and accuracy
Personal Attributes
Self-development - Contributing independently
Interpersonal savvy - Contributing independently
Nimble learning - Contributing independently
Tech savvy - 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 business clusters – Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Corporate, Santam, Miway, as well as 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
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