Wednesday , March 29 2023

Sanlam Job Opportunities – Business Support Manager

Website Sanlam

Job Description:

The Retail Affluent (RA) cluster is responsible for Sanlam’s retail business in South Africa. RA provides clients across different market segments (entry-level, middle-income, affluent, professional market and business owners) with a comprehensive range of appropriate and competitive financial solutions. These include traditional life insurance risk and savings products, investment, retirement, health and fiduciary services. Designed to facilitate long-term wealth creation, protection and niche financing, these solutions are engineered around client needs.
As a company we believe in creating and cultivating a positive, energised working environment that gives you every opportunity to achieve success. Sanlam is committed to transformation and embracing diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, representative of the demographics of our society as well as people with disabilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages the Corporate Social Investment and manage all the projects and liaise with beneficiaries and external partners.
  • Managing the development of weekly/quarterly/annual performance reports for Business Shared Services Management team.
  • Facilitating cross-functional performance reports and updates (reviews), in order for the business leadership to effectively plan various activities of their operations.
  • Responsible for the development of quarterly/annual risk reports for Business Shared Services management.
  • Assists managers in driving and optimizing improvement of key value levers that will give the business a sustainable competitive advantage. (Cost savings and value optimization)
  • Plan and co-ordinate the hybrid way of work facilities e.g. computing, connectivity and other equipment.
  • Maintain and manages the business’ the Asset Register.
  • Bringing together crucial information such as operational performance, Financials, etc., from various sources in order to ensure delivery on
  • Operational actions and to support the Financial Manager.
  • Actively assist the Financial Manager in the preparation and monitoring of Business Shared Services budget.
  • Facilitate and co-ordinate Business Shared Services risk assessments and Reviews, with regular updates that are facilitated with the business leaders.
  • Assess performance of various activities such as Automation and Technology advancements that are facilitated in Business Shared Services and liaise with various project teams to ensure accuracy of information
  • Analyze the impact of process changes on the capacity requirements of the business.
  • Analyze the business events against capacity requirements and the associated costings (Monitors the application of the Capacity Planning Model)
  • Support the Financial Manager and Head: Business Transformation and Strategy with gathering and reporting on the Business unit’s Scorecards.
  • Facilitate, analyze and report on business performance objectives against business plans and budget.
  • Manage, facilitate and coordinate all business activities that requires interaction with Corporate facilities.
  • Manage the Information Technology business related activities with other relevant departments.

Job Requirements:

  • Have good project management skills
  • B Com: Business Management (Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, or a related field)
  • At least 6 years’ experience in the financial industry, with at least 3 years at a management level.
  • Possess good leadership abilities
  • Communicates (written and verbal skills) effectively with all parties
  • Critical and analytical thinking skills
  • Have good financial management skills

Job Details:

Company: Sanlam

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bellville

Application Deadline: N/A

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