South Africa

Regional Manager Financial Advisory Services

Company Telesure Investment Holdings
Reference # RMFAS19/11/2021
Published 19/11/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Gauteng Area, Gauteng, South Africa
The focus of this role is the sales delivery, strategic execution, people development, and regulatory compliance.
Job Functions Finance,Financial Planning
Industries Financial Services,Insurance
Leadership and Direction
Communicate the actions needed to implement the function's strategy and business plan within the team; explain the relationship to the broader organization's mission, vision and values; motivate people to commit to these and to doing extraordinary things to achieve local business goals.

Functional Strategy Formation & Implementation
Develop tactical plans for optimizing resources and assets being managed within Tied Financial Advisory Services to meet business growth requirements.

Business Planning
Contribute to the development of annual and longer-term business plans; forecast performance against business key performance indicators; develop business cases for key activities/projects; and estimate the financial and human resources required to deliver performance targets. Meet growth objectives in all distribution channels in the Life and Wealth, Personal lines and Commercial Lines channel

Stakeholder Engagement (Internal and External)
Develop stakeholder engagement through identifying stakeholders, finding out their needs/issues/concerns and reacting to these to support the communication of business information and decisions.

Promoting Customer Focus
Manage, monitor and ensure that exceptional customer service is delivered across the the distribution channels in the Life and Wealth, Personal lines and Commercial Lines.

Organizational Capability Building
Use the organization's formal development framework to identify the team's individual development needs. Plan and implement actions, including continuing professional development specified by professional or regulatory institutions, to build their professional capabilities. Provide informal training or coaching to others throughout the organization in own area of expertise to enable others to improve performance and fulfill personal potential.

Operational Compliance
Monitor and review performance and behaviors within area of responsibility to identify and resolve non-compliance with the organization's policies and relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct.

Performance Management
Manage and report on the performance of a substantial, diverse team; set appropriate performance objectives for direct reports or project / account team members and hold them accountable for achieving these; take appropriate corrective action where necessary to ensure the achievement of team / personal objectives.

Personal Capability Building
Act as subject matter expert in an area of technology, policy, regulation, or operational management for the team. Maintain external accreditations and indepth understanding of current and emerging external regulation and industry best practices through continuing professional development, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.

Sales Management
Sell complex, often customized products and services to significant customers and/or manage a significant sales department.
General Education
Grade 12/ SAQA Accredited Equivalent (Essential);
FAIS accredited NQF5 (120 credits) (Essential);
KI Regulatory Examination (Essential);
Full product holding accreditation (Essential);
CFP (Advantageous);
Business Related Degree (Advantageous)
Management and/or coaching qualification (Advantageous)

General Experience
Minimum 5 or more years' experience managing a sales-driven team or multiteam in the financial sector (Essential); Experience within life and wealth long-term
insurance industry (Essential);
Previous Tied Agent Experience (Advantageous)

Managerial Experience
Minimum 3 or more years' managerial experience within a financial services environment (Essential)

*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 always 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.

Employment Equity

The Company's approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. TIH is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.

Should you not hear from our team in 30 days, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

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About TIH

Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of South Africa’s leading financial service providers. Our portfolio includes short-term insurers, a long-term insurer, health insurance as well as an insurance and personal finance comparison platform. We’re pioneers with a hunger for best, bringing customer-focused innovation and service excellence to the financial services industry. We’re an undivided team of diverse thinkers and doers who believe in leading through technology and pushing past their limits.

What we offer

TIH offers an exceptional benefits programme, and competitive compensation packages. You have options for Life Cover, Disability Benefits, Provident Fund, Medical Aid, and more. Office benefits include free undercover parking, free Wi-Fi, ATMs, an onsite gym, subsidised meals, convenience store, coffee shop, free seasonal fruits – every day, and an Active Access walking programme
Job Closing Date 30/11/2021
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