Sales Consultant

at Sanlam
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 17, 2020
Category Sales & Marketing Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

What will you do?

 

• Selling Insurance (car and household) telephonically
• Achievement of sales targets and objectives
• Adherence to Quality and Compliance processes to minimize business risk
• Manage your quality & compliance against benchmarks to minimize business risk, with the client in mind
• Maintain optimal operational efficiencies based on productivity measures
• Adapt and change to fit in with changing business operational requirements
• Resolve complaints and objections
• Build and maintain good client relationships
• Managing information regarding new products, rate changes, rulings, training updates etc.
• Keep abreast of developments and trends in the Industry – self learning
• Ensure commitment to the FAIS Fit & Proper qualification requirements

What will make you successful in this role?

 

Qualification & experience

• Grade 12 qualification
• At least 1 and a half years’ experience within a Sales Outbound Call Centre, or at least 2 years’ face to face sales experience (with targets attached to the sales)
• Financial services experience (advantageous)
• RE Exam Advantageous
• 30 FAIS Credits – Advantageous (Short-term Insurance)

 

Knowledge and skills

• Good understanding of Financial Services Industry related legislation and regulation
• Understanding of sales processes and servicing industry
• Outbound Sales experience is required
• Fluency in English and one other South African official language
• A clear criminal and credit record
• Commitment to the FAIS Act and meeting Fit & Proper qualification requirements
• Willingness to work overtime.

 

Personal qualities

• Selling skills
• Computer literacy
• Communication
• Planning and organising
• Building and maintaining relationships
• Treating Customers Fairly
• Initiative
• Results Driven/Achievement orientated
• Continuous learning
• Tenacity

 

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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