Insurance Consultant

at Sanlam Group
Location Bellville, South Africa
Date Posted December 29, 2021
Category Insurance
Job Type Full-Time

Description

This role is focused on, but not limited to; servicing broker requests, including enquiries.
• Providing telephonic/ email support to the intermediary on record, authorised representatives from the brokerage, and broker services;
• Dealing with general insurance and policy specific enquiries;
• Dealing with issuance of new policies/ policy maintenance/ renewal / agri aspects of policies;
• Assisting to resolve all insurance queries within required timeframe and compliance requirements;
• Undertaking client follow-ups when policies are cancelled to ascertain the reasons and attempt to retain the policy onto books;
• Undertaking to adjust premiums in line with new asset values;
• Managing client expectation on expected turnaround times for submitted requests;
• Adhering to underwriting criteria and regional requirements;
• Assist with profiling the client with the best suitable product and underwriting criteria;
• Advising brokers to ensure that we meet with clients’ needs in terms of the correct cover and product;
• Assisting in implementing solutions for improvement; and
• Standing in for Consultants should they be absent or on leave during busy periods or absence of key resources, assisting where required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Matric/ Grade 12
• 60 commercial lines FAIS credits
• A relevant insurance related qualification (e.g. NQF lev 5) would be advantageous
• Proven work experience in commercial, agriculture policy administration and underwriting within the short-term insurance industry
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in short term insurance commercial lines and/or Agri assets

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills, collaborating with internal colleagues and external stakeholders/clients
• Ensure adherence to quality, compliance and accreditation standards
• Conduct efficient administration
• Optimising work processes

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
• Customer Service
• Team Support
• Communicates effectively
• Situational Adaptability
• Action Oriented

The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa. The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.

Interested candidates can send their CVs