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Business Development Officer- Garden Route Area

Company Telesure Investment Holdings
Reference # 20180904
Published 20/09/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Century City, Western Cape, South Africa
Introduction
The Business Development Officer contributes to the organisational goals by generating high quality leads for Business Insurance.
Job Functions Business Development,Sales
Industries Insurance
Specification
•To effectively build and maintain relationships with prospects, management and the business Insurance contact centre staff
•To generate high quality business specific leads from prospective clients on a daily basis, by visiting a set minimum number of prospective businesses.
•Ability to identify target markets with business negotiation skills.
•To gather information on prospect requirements for product enhancement.
•To effectively promote and advocate the brand to prospective clients in order to convert new leads to sales.
•Understand the customers’ needs and consistently meet customer expectations.
•To ensure up-to-date industry and market knowledge, as well as internal products, processes etc.
Requirements
Education Level
Essential:
•Grade 12/ Matric/ SAQA Accredited Equivalent
• Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) competency requirements: FAIS recognized qualifications / Regulatory Examinations / Class of Business Certification and / or CPD according to your DOFA (where applicable)

Experience
Essential:
•1 - 3 years marketing or sales experience in related industries (banking / financial/ insurance / business services)
•Valid driver’s licence with own vehicle
•A proven track-record in sales
•Proven end sales skills – prospecting, target management and market awareness
•Must be organised, driven, pro-active and self-motivated

Desirable:
• 6 months relevant experience in commercial insurance

*SAQA Accredited Equivalent - It is the onus of the applicant to provide TIH and its subsidiaries with certified evidence that their qualification(s) meet the equivalent NQF level required for this role at time of application.

Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) competency requirements: FAIS recognized qualifications / Regulatory Examinations / Class of Business Certification and / or CPD according to your DOFA (where applicable) - As a registered Financial Service Provider, we are mandated to ensure that all our representatives are and remain fit and proper at all times. By applying for this role, you consent to having your relevant qualification and or accreditation or confirm that you are working towards meeting the competency requirements. You further consent to the relevant information being verified

Job Closing Date 30/09/2019
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