Sanlam Medical Job Vacancies: Medical Practitioner

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2 Aug, 2010

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Healthcare Jobs in South Africa

Sanlam Limited is a financial services group in South Africa with its head office in Bellville in the Western Cape. Established in 1918, 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 Group’s centralised functions such as strategic direction, financial and risk management, marketing and communications, Group human resources and corporate social investment (CSI).

During the nineties Sanlam’s focus gradually shifted from life insurance to providing a broader range of financial products and services and in 1998 Sanlam was demutualised, listing on the JSE Securities Exchange, as well as the Namibian Stock Exchange on 30 November 1998. This changed Sanlam from a mutual entity into a public company with a share capital, namely Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd. At the same time a separate company, Sanlam Ltd, was installed as the parent company of the Sanlam group of businesses. The Group was also restructured into several independent businesses within a federal business structure.

JOB TITLE: Medical Practitioner


DEPARTMENT: Sanlam Personal Finance : Actuarial : Head Office :Bellville

CLOSING DATE: 3 September 2010 before 12:00 (No late applications will be accepted)




1.Delivery of professional and effective corporate medical services


-The assessment of disability- dread disease- functional impairment-

and sickness benefit claims;

-Interpretation of exercise ECG’s lung function tests and pathology


-Research and training of underwriters and claims assessors;

-Assisting with underwriting queries;

-Assistance with product design and product development’;

-Marketing assistance through presentations to sales force.



1.MB ChB Degree;

2.Registered with the HPCSA;

3.Compliance with the Continued Professional Development system.


1.Ten(10) years post-graduate clinical experience;

2.Familiarity with epidemiology and statistics will be an advantage.


1.Excellent communication skills including presentation skills;

2.Client Service Orientation;

3.Conceptual thinking with an ability to interpret business processes;

4.Self motivated with a focus on delivery;

5.Team Orientated;

6.Ability to work well under pressure;

7.Computer Literacy.

Job Application process:

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