Hollard Insurance South Africa: Key Account Manager (Retail)

Posted on :

25 Jul, 2010

Category :

Accounting Jobs in South Africa, Finance Jobs in South Africa, Retail Jobs in South Africa

Hollard is South Africa’s largest independent and privately owned insurance group. We’ve grown from strength to strength over the past 30 years because we do things differently. Our most valuable assets, our people, follow a set of core values that are the driving force behind the ‘Hollard Way’.

We appreciate our people and we recognise our success depends on them. By helping careers grow with a long-term vision, our people can reach their full potential. A well planned ‘career’ grows, bends and flexes as you do, and we take every opportunity to help and guide Hollardites with their chosen career path. We understand that it’s the power of people and their influence that determines whether our business fails or succeeds.

Job Title: Key Account Manager (Retail)

Job Code: PFS0002

Closing Date: 31 Jul 2010

Location: Johannesburg

Business Unit / Division: PFS – Hollard Retailer Business Solutions


  • Operate across dual licenses
  • Business consulting environment
  • Key accounts management
  • Relationship management


  • Retailers
  • Service Providers
  • Administrators
  • Hollard Retail team
  • Central Marketing team
  • New Business team


  • Maintain and grow retail relationships
  • Reports (financial and claims)
  • Retailer Team support
  • Underwriting (Life & Short-term)
  • Adhoc Projects
  • Strategic input in the financial, insurance and business environments
  • Marketing and Sales strategy implementation
  • Analyze business and improve processes for retail partners
  • Improve and monitor trend analysis (underwriting and operating business information)
  • Portfolio Management support
  • New business proposals / presentations
  • New business financial modeling
  • New product design
  • New product implementation


  • Qualifications / Work Experience:
  • BComm or equivalent
  • Experience in retail insurance


  • Knowledge and understanding of insurance (life and short-term)
  • Good financial and accounting understanding
  • Retailer market understanding and experience
  • Basic understanding of Reinsurance


  • PC Skills (MS Office)
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Team work
  • Project management
  • Diplomacy and tact
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Problem and trend analysis
  • Decision making skills and good judgement
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Presentation skills

Personal Qualities:

  • Results and achievement orientation
  • Integrator
  • Flexibility
  • Accountability
  • Initiative
  • Customer Focus
  • Assertiveness
  • Confidentiality
  • Achievement driven
  • Self development orientation
  • Integrity
  • Self managed and self driven

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