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We offer our employees the kind of environment where everyone matters. We recognise the value of work-life balance and have a genuine concern for the wellbeing of our people and their families. Collaboration is encouraged and rewarded.

We are dedicated to developing people in their roles and offer a stimulating and challenging work environment geared towards growth and innovation. Regular performance feedback is an integral part of our culture and our robust performance management system drives consistency and fairness.

We believe in rewarding our people fairly and offer competitive and flexible benefits. Our people are recognised through various programmes and initiatives, designed to acknowledge their contributions and incentivise exceptional performance.

Gauteng

Position: Short Term Specialist (3D)                  Winton Goliath                     Closing Date: 16 August 2019

Department: Life Broker Services

Reporting Line: LBS Regional manager

Location: Port Elizabeth (Servicing East London and George)

 

Purpose of the Job:

The main purpose of this job is to maintain and grow current and new business relationships/partnerships in alignment with contracted growth and profitability targets.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Managing a portfolio of business through analysis, interpretation and decision-making while building effective relationships with business partners both internally and externally
  • Taking charge of the day-to-day management of the local office
  • Building, maintaining and growing existing and new business relationships with stakeholders / business partners both internally and externally
  • Having weekly / bi-weekly meetings with the intermediaries to discuss new quotes, service-related issues and problem-solving, (does not get too involved in problem-solving – makes use of the available PPS channels), communication, operational circulars, etc
  • Handling monthly follow up meetings to discuss performance and growth of the intermediaries
  • Producing reports per visit with analysis of the book of business, cancellations, renewals, etc
  • Representing and promoting PPS through marketing activities to intermediaries and clients
  • Providing input into the intermediaries’ business by sharing analysis, interpretation, portfolio management and non-pricing underwriting e.g. excesses, exclusions, cover limits, etc
  • Inviting intermediaries to forums and information sessions to strengthen relationships
  • Managing the Sales Consultants (SC) in respect of tariffs/ rates on commercial quotes / policies
  • Operating and excelling in a niche product environment

 

 

Formal Qualifications:

  • Matric
  • Min COP or other Insurance related qualification
  • FAIS Compliance – (60 credits Commercial Lines & 30 credits Personal Lines)
  • RE 5

 

Experience and Knowledge:

  • At least 3 years’ Personal and Commercial Lines experience in an operational environment
  • Short Term Insurance technical product knowledge required
  • Experience in maintaining and growing a profitable portfolio of Commercial and Personal Insurance
  • Technical underwriting knowledge
  • Relevant underwriting, sales and technical product knowledge of short term insurance including claims knowledge
  • Necessary experience and knowledge of how to maximise profitability through pricing, retention, limits and growing a profitable portfolio of Commercial, Personal insurance and Professional Indemnity
  • Understanding and interpreting policy wordings against claims situations

 

Other requirements:

  • Driver’s License

 

Computer Literacy:

  • MS Office package (MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint) 

 

Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Skills:

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent inter-personal and problem-solving skills
  • Personal mastery
  • Results-focused and able to take initiative
  • Collaboration
  • Emotional wisdom
  • Change navigation
  • Innovative orientation
  • Planning and organising
  • Problem-solving/decision-making
  • Customer focus

 

Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates

Please send your applications to recruitment@pps.co.za

Eastern Cape

Position: Short Term Specialist (3D)                  Winton Goliath                     Closing Date: 16 August 2019

Department: Life Broker Services

Reporting Line: LBS Regional manager

Location: Port Elizabeth (Servicing East London and George)

 

Purpose of the Job:

 

The main purpose of this job is to maintain and grow current and new business relationships/partnerships in alignment with contracted growth and profitability targets.

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Managing a portfolio of business through analysis, interpretation and decision-making while building effective relationships with business partners both internally and externally
  • Taking charge of the day-to-day management of the local office
  • Building, maintaining and growing existing and new business relationships with stakeholders / business partners both internally and externally
  • Having weekly / bi-weekly meetings with the intermediaries to discuss new quotes, service-related issues and problem-solving, (does not get too involved in problem-solving – makes use of the available PPS channels), communication, operational circulars, etc
  • Handling monthly follow up meetings to discuss performance and growth of the intermediaries
  • Producing reports per visit with analysis of the book of business, cancellations, renewals, etc
  • Representing and promoting PPS through marketing activities to intermediaries and clients
  • Providing input into the intermediaries’ business by sharing analysis, interpretation, portfolio management and non-pricing underwriting e.g. excesses, exclusions, cover limits, etc
  • Inviting intermediaries to forums and information sessions to strengthen relationships
  • Managing the Sales Consultants (SC) in respect of tariffs/ rates on commercial quotes / policies
  • Operating and excelling in a niche product environment

 

Formal Qualifications:

 

  • Matric
  • Min COP or other Insurance related qualification
  • FAIS Compliance – (60 credits Commercial Lines & 30 credits Personal Lines)
  • RE 5

 

Experience and Knowledge:

 

  • At least 3 years’ Personal and Commercial Lines experience in an operational environment
  • Short Term Insurance technical product knowledge required
  • Experience in maintaining and growing a profitable portfolio of Commercial and Personal Insurance
  • Technical underwriting knowledge
  • Relevant underwriting, sales and technical product knowledge of short term insurance including claims knowledge
  • Necessary experience and knowledge of how to maximise profitability through pricing, retention, limits and growing a profitable portfolio of Commercial, Personal insurance and Professional Indemnity
  • Understanding and interpreting policy wordings against claims situations

 

Other requirements:

 

  • Driver’s License

 

Computer Literacy:

 

  • MS Office package (MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint) 

 

Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Skills:

 

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent inter-personal and problem-solving skills
  • Personal mastery
  • Results-focused and able to take initiative
  • Collaboration
  • Emotional wisdom
  • Change navigation
  • Innovative orientation
  • Planning and organising
  • Problem-solving/decision-making
  • Customer focus

 

Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates

Please send your applications to recruitment@pps.co.za

Gauteng

Position: Provincial Office Administrator (2B)            Carolyn Mouton          Closing Date: 16 August 2019

Department: Life Broker Services

Reporting Line: LBS Regional Sales Manager

Location: Centurion

 

Purpose of the Job:

Provincial Office Administrator will be responsible for office administration, reception and event co-ordination duties. The role requires very careful adherence to well-defined work where repeatable results are needed. It is vital for the work output to be very high quality, with correct results, time and time again.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Execution of the Provincial Office budget
  • Banking, visiting the post office and buying office supplies
  • Administering the PPS Accreditation process
  • Administering stationary stocks outflow and levels
  • Preparing weekly and monthly sales reports
  • Following up all spontaneous PPS applications
  • Co-ordinating IT problems and requirements
  • Answering all incoming phone calls and relaying messages
  • General reception duties
  • Preparing quotes and statement of benefits
  • Assisting in setting up presentations and other meetings

 

Formal Qualifications:

  • Matric

 

Experience and Knowledge:

  • 2 years’ experience in an admin role
  • Experience within the Life Insurance Industry will be a strong advantage
  • PPS experience an advantage

 

Computer Literacy:

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
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Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Skills:

  • Customer Focus
  • Results-focused and able to take initiative
  • Able to deal with customers in a professional, formal manner
  • Both the content and the presentation are important; all work must be highly polished
  • The work is highly precise in nature and requires a very strong attention to detail
  • Planning and organising
  • Problem-solving
  • Impeccable Communication – written and verbal
  • Ability to collaborate within and across teams
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Service-orientated with a helpful and pleasant nature

 

Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates

Please send your applications to  recruitment@pps.co.za

 

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