Personal Assistant

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

Description

Provide secretarial support to the Regional Executive and the Regional General Manager Intermediaries in Bellville.

The ideal individual must have strong administrative skills and strong planning and organisation skills, be detail-orientated, structured, have good communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a high performance culture environment.

Provide secretarial support to the Regional Executive and Regional General Manager in terms of the following:

• Coordination of tasks for both Regional Executive and Regional General Manager across the region; Business Units and Business clusters
• Office and diary management
• Mail and information management
• Travel arrangements
• Organising; preparation and coordination of meetings; functions; presentations; conferences; workshops; satellite broadcasts, video conferences etc.
• Preparation of documents and the distribution thereof for the above
• Minute taking and following up on actionable items
• Consolidate, coordinate and disseminate information and feedback required to and from the team
• Consolidate and provide relevant reports
• Support team members with all secretarial duties
• Assist with adhoc requests
• E2 Financial payments & order supplies

What will make you successful in this role?
Qualification & Experience
• Matric
• Secretarial Qualification/Diploma
• A minimum of five years Secretarial/Personal assistant experience at executive management level.
• Previous experience in a Sales environment working with senior management will be an advantage.
• Well rounded knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint (higher than beginner level)
• E2 Financials and Service Request system (SRS)
• Amex Travel system

Personal Qualities
• Cultivates Innovation
• Client Focus
• Drive Results
• Collaborates
• Flexibility and adaptability
• Communication & Literacy
• Assertiveness
• Concern for accuracy and order
• Technical knowledge & skills
• Treating customers fairly (TCF)
• Stress tolerance
• Problem-solving
• Decision-making
• Managing work
• Self-starter

Knowledge and Skills
Reservation Management
Secretarial Support
Administration
Manages various Stakeholder queries and support
Personal Attributes
Communicates effectively - Contributing dependently
Plans and aligns - Contributing dependently
Action orientated - Contributing dependently
Optimises work processes - Contributing dependently
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 four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Core Competencies
Cultivates innovation - Contributing dependently
Customer focus - Contributing dependently
Drives results - Contributing dependently
Collaborates - Contributing dependently
Being resilient - Contributing dependently
Turnaround time
The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.

 

• The closing date for applications is 3 September 2021

The recruiter reserves the right to withdraw the advertisement prior to the closing date or to allow further applications to be submitted after the closing date indicated.

Our aim is to help you 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 – Life and Savings, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Corporate, Sanlam Investment, Santam, as well as the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Our commitment to transformation
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