Sanlam Vacancies Pretoria – Business Dev Manager

Website Sanlam

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity is available for a self-motivated, driven individual with B2B sales management experience, managing and overseeing the roles and responsibilities of the national team of Area Managers and Business Development Executives creating brand awareness, building and maintaining relationships with commercial dealerships, referral partners and affiliates across the country. Attaining new business referral partners to obtain financial growth through the generation of an influx of quality commercial leads.  Coordinating with internal stakeholders to drive growth, improve processes, reviewing current market trends and indicators to explore driving down the cost of sales. Identifying and pursuing opportunities in the market for financial growth and maintaining the relationships.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ability to achieve all sales related targets
  • Attain partnerships and affiliates that will provide an influx of new business leads into the Business Insurance call centre
  • Formulate Business Cases
  • Drive product specific lead campaigns
  • Continuously focus on improving and contributing to a simplistic client experience
  • Analysing current market trends to identify opportunities
  • Build and maintain relationships with external partners
  • Present proposals to potential business partners / affiliates
  • Business Process Optimisation
  • Liaise with internal departments such as claims, underwriting, marketing, development and actuarial
  • Formulate proposals to potential business partners / affiliates

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to manage external sales teams
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Persuading and influencing
  • Strong communicator
  • Ability to function independently
  • Team Orientation
  • Thorough business acumen required
  • Decision-making skills
  • Relationship management and networking skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant sales management experience
  • Minimum of 5 years commercial insurance experience
  • Grade 12/Standard 10/NQF 4
  • Full FAIS Qualification and FAIS Compliant
  • Tertiary Business Qualification (Beneficial)
  • Experience in managing and growing a national sales team
  • RE 5
  • Strong motor-related commercial insurance experience

Job Details:

Company: Sanlam

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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