Administrative Assistant wanted immediately: APPLY HERE
Who are we?
Santam is the market leader in the general insurance industry in Southern Africa. We are a large, diversified, expanding and transforming company and whilst based in South Africa, we are rapidly moving into a number of emerging markets, both in Africa and Asia. Our success is rooted in our passion for our clients and everything we do is centred on our delivery of Insurance Good and Proper.
What will you do?
Santam’s Group Sourcing department has a career opportunity available for an Administrative Assistant. The position is baed in Bellville, Cape Town. The incumbent will play a key role in supporting the Group Sourcing and Procurement management team in the Sanlam Group. The incumbent will be required to handle highly confidential documents and information requiring utmost discretion.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS At least five years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant in a corporate team and/ or responsible for supporting senior management Experience in engagement with key business and external partners across all levels (including senior levels) on behalf of the line manager Strong co-ordination, organisational and planning skills Excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills
What will make you successful in this role? Devises and maintains office systems, including data management and filing. Prepare and lodge accounts and expense claims, for payment. Manage the diary of designated managers. Drafts minutes of meetings as and when required. Stationery management. Co-ordinate travel arrangements for management team. Responsible for maintaining the team intranet (Sharepoint) site with updated documents, policies, communication, team detail. Distribution of all team communication. Arrangement of team engagement sessions and functions and standing member of social committee. Manage access to specific systems on instruction from authorised individuals (e.g. to budget system). Support for new staff appointments. Provide procurement administrative support, as and when required.
Qualification and Experience Grade 12 Knowledge and Skills Processing transactions and conduct simple calculations Data collection and analysis Record keeping, filing and maintenance of databases Maintain work standards and quality verification Personal Attributes Plans and aligns – Stage 1 Communicates effectively – Stage 1 Action orientated – Stage 1 Optimises work processes – Stage 1 Build a successful career with us
We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping our employees to realise their worth. Through its business clusters – Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Corporate, Santam, Miway, as well as the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development. Core Competencies Being resilient – Stage 1 Customer focus – Stage 1 Collaborates – Stage 1 Cultivates innovation – Stage 1 Drives results – Stage 1 Turnaround time
The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. Our commitment to transformation
The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa. The Group’s Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.