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Be in good company

As South Africa's leading short-term insurer we understand the value of investing in people and we are always looking for individuals to join our dynamic team. Learn more about the advantages of applying for the Santam Graduate Programme and the opportunities that await you.

The Santam Graduate Programme provides graduates with access to an 18-month programme in order to make a successful transition from university to the world of work. Graduates will be exposed to formal development as well as on the job training; this will include the completion of a SAQA registered qualification that is specific to the short-term insurance industry. Successful graduates will be assigned a mentor to assist with their technical and professional development.

ABOUT SANTAM

Santam Limited is the largest short-term insurer in South Africa, with a market share in excess of 22%, providing short-term insurance products through intermediary networks and direct sales channels. The company was established in 1918 and offers personal, commercial, and corporate insurance solutions. Santam is a subsidiary of Sanlam Limited and has been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) since 1964.

Apart from its South African footprint, the company has insurance interests in Zimbabwe, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia. The company also holds strategic investments in various companies in the insurance industry, and has two wholly owned subsidiaries that operate under their own licenses and with independent brands namely MiWay and Centriq. Santam also partners with underwriting managers to deliver specialist and niche insurance solutions.

OVERVIEW OF POSITIONS
Relevant Postgraduate Diploma or Bachelor degree. (First degree or postgrad)

Santam is looking for graduates who are interested in the following specialist roles.

  • Underwriting (General insurance) - 4 in Gauteng
    This role focuses on managing the risk of general short term insurance business. Seasoned underwriters will provide insurance technical underwriting advice, balancing growth and profitability.
    Majors (Graduates with the following majors are invited to apply)Maths, stats, Finance, Business management, strategy
  • Underwriting (Specialist insurance) - 5 in Gauteng, Specialist fields include: Engineering, Travel and Property
    This role focuses on managing the risk of specialist insurance business. Seasoned underwriters will provide insurance technical underwriting advice, balancing growth and profitability.
    Majors (Graduates with the following majors are invited to apply) : Risk management, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Accounting, Auditing, Financial Science, Financial Management or Economics, Commercial law or Financial

  • Relationship manager (General insurance) - 3 in Gauteng and 3 in Cape Town
    This role focuses on managing the risk of specialist insurance business. Seasoned underwriters will provide insurance technical underwriting advice, balancing growth and profitability.
    Majors (Graduates with the following majors are invited to apply) : Risk management, Business management, strategy
  • Relationship manager (Agriculture) -3 in Bloemfontein
    This role focuses on the retention and profitable growth of allocated intermediary portfolios through developing and management of strong relationships with intermediaries and internal business partners. This is specific to agriculture insurance)
    Majors (Graduates with the following majors are invited to apply) : Risk management, Business management, strategy, Agriculture
  • Client service consultant (Risk Finance) - 2 in Gauteng
    This role focuses on maintaining existing client structures and effecting changes in contracting arrangements. Providing general client related support internally to a team of account executives and underwriters.
    Majors (Graduates with the following majors are invited to apply) Accounting

How to apply

Submit the following documentation by 15 January 2018 to graduates@santam.co.za

  • CV
  • Cover letter,
  • Copy of your qualification,
  • Or the latest statement of results.

Kick start your career and join South Africa’s Top Employer today!

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