Sanlam Jobs in South Africa: Personal Assistant

Posted on :

29 Jul, 2010

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Vacancies South Africa

Sanlam is a leading financial services group in South Africa. We celebrated our 90th birthday in 2008. In nine decades Sanlam has set benchmarks for wealth creation, innovation and empowerment in South Africa. We have offices throughout South Africa and also have business interests elsewhere in Africa, Europe, India, Australia and the USA.

The Group demutualised in 1998 and Sanlam Limited then listed on the JSE Limited in Johannesburg and the Namibian Stock Exchange.

The Sanlam Group conducts its business through Sanlam Limited, the corporate head office and four business clusters. The corporate head office is responsible for the Groups’s centralised functions such as strategic direction, financial and risk management, marketing and communications, Group human resources and corporate social investment (CSI).

We provide financial solutions to individual and institutional clients. These solutions include individual, group and short-term insurance, personal financial services such as estate planning, trusts, home and personal loans, savings and linked products, investment, asset management, property asset management, stock broking, risk management and capital market activities.

JOB TITLE: Personal Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Sanlam Personal Finance Distribution : Sanlam

Financial Advisers : Central Region : Port Elizabeth

CLOSING DATE: 2 August 2010 before 12:00 (No late applications will be accepted)




Provide secretarial support to the Sales Consultant Market Specialist

and Executive Sales Consultant in terms of the following:

1.Travel arrangements.

2.Organising meetings functions presentations and conferences.

3.Diary management.

4.Mail and information mangement.

5.Client liaison.

6.Time and priority management.

7.Office and telephone administration.

8.Typing of legal documents.

9.Managing client database.



1.Grade 12 or equivalent.


1.Secreterial experience and computer literacy.

2.Previous experience in a marketing environment with knowledge of

and the MS-Office package will serve as an advantage.


1.Good client service orientation.

2.Concern for order and accuracy.

3.Good communication skills (verbally and in writing) in English and


4.Ability to prioritise and handle conflict.


6.Problem identification and problem solving.

7.Confidence and performance orientated.

8.Computer literacy.

Application process:

Please apply online by clicking on the “Apply for this position” link.

Should you not hear from us within three weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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