Product Analyst

Location: Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Date Posted: 20-09-2018
Our client is a dynamic and vibrant player in South Africa’s life insurance industry. They’re passionate about life insurance and the good it can do. In the digital era, people are collaborating, co-creating and sharing like never before. Consumers want to take charge and customise every part of their world to meet their needs. They’re applying these same principles to life insurance cover to create products that better meet their clients’ needs. Their needs-matched life insurance is a first in the industry – it’s made just for you at the start, and changes as your life changes.

What you’ll be doing if you get the job:

As a member of our team, the primary focus of your role is policy conservation and specialist sales support. You’ll have to keep your finger on the pulse of our internal service level agreement to make sure that we achieve the agreed targets and turnaround times.
 
You’ll work closely with members of the Technical Marketing teams and may also be involved or interact with other internal teams to resolve a process or activity,  based within our Actuarial division at our Parktown, Johannesburg office. You’ll report to our Technical Marketing Manager. 

Your qualifications and experience:

You must have passed Grade 12 and have 2 to 3 years’ experience in sales/sales support/technical support in the financial services industry
You must have 2 to 3 years’ sales experience in the insurance industry (long term) either as an agent/advisor or as a consultant (BC/DD) or
Tele-sales skills would be recommended
You must be proficient in Excel and PowerPoint 

Your skills and character traits:

Strong interpersonal skills AND Strong sales skills
Presentation skills AND Leadership skills
Problem solving and solution seeking skills
MS Office and PC literate
Team Player AND Customer Champion
Take ownership, accountability AND Multi-task
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Operate effectively under pressure AND communicate in more than one language (Afrikaans would be an added advantage) 

Your package and growth prospects:

The company offers a competitive pay-package and, as a growing player in a major financial services sector, excellent scope for future growth. This is a permanent position.
 
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