ABSA Group Limited: Financial Adviser

Posted on :

25 Apr, 2009

Category :

Banking Jobs in South Africa

Absa Group Limited (Absa) is one of South Africa’s largest financial institutions conducting business primarily in South Africa and on the African continent. The majority shareholder is Barclays PLC registered and operating in the United Kingdom. Absa Group is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, share code ASA.

ABSA Group recruits Financial Adviser Life Retail Banking (AIFA) (PP)

To identify long term (life) risk of clients and to provide solutions for the client?s long term insurance and financial planning needs in order to build a sustainable adviser practice.


-Establish and maintain a professional relationship with all stakeholders i.e. client, bank personnel, product providers and adviser support channel.
-Meet sales and growth targets
-Manage own commission earnings
-Manage own adviser practice
-Attend all relevant training to obtain the required accreditation to market the variuos products


-Deciding and initiating action
-Relating and networking
-Persuading and influencing
-Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
-Coping with pressures and setbacks
-Achieving personal work goals and objectives
-Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking


-Grade 12 or equivalent NQF level 4 qualification
-FAIS Compliance: At least 60 credits at NQF level 5
-One (1) year experience in the life insurance industry
-Own reliable transport is essential
-No criminal record


-CFP qualification
-Higher Certificate or equivalent NQF level 5 Qualification in Insurance
-FAIS: 120 credits at NQF level 5 (Life Insurance)
-Membership of a relevant professional association
-Preference will be given to South African Citizens and Permanent residents of South Africa in possession of proof of permanent resident status


-The appointment will be made in line with the Divisional Employment Equity strategy
-Remuneration for this position will be on a commission basis only

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:


offer financial analysis or advice
meet sales and growth targets
market and sell products to new clients
manage own adviser practice
establish and maintain relationships with all stakeholders
manage own commission earnings


life insurance industry with a proven track record
marketing and/or sales

life insurance industry
At Absa, we are committed to creating a workplace which provides an opportunity for all employees and potential employees to fully optimise their potential by working for an Employer of Choice. Absa is continually searching for talented individuals to join our team and would like to invite you to apply for vacancies listed on our site that match your skills, qualifications and ambitions.

Apply online before 9th December 2009.
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