Sales Consultants

Mount Edgecombe

Telesure Investment Holdings
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Contract Type
Market Related
Mount Edgecombe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of
South Africa’s leading financial long and short term insurance providers. Our
portfolio includes South Africa’s most loved and recognisable brands such as 1st
for Women, Auto & General, Budget, Dialdirect, Virseker and 1Life. Employee
Benefits Administration via our Hippo Advisory Services, which includes health
insurance, provident fund and group life administration. Hippo is South Africa’s
first comparison website and compares insurance, other personal finance
products, travel, health, money, travel, cars from a range of South African
brands. We’re pioneers with a hunger for the 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 beyond limits.

Job Functions
Call Centre


Conduct outbound policy sales. Initiate the customer relationship and meet
various KPIs. Connect with the customer, conduct needs analysis and propose
customer solutions. Consultant requires a solid knowledge of products and
market, their characteristics include a focus on growth of the brand.

Customer Relationships Development
Make calls by telephone to customers to offer new products to existing client

Customer Needs Clarification
Interview the customer, following a complex multi-level sales script, to clarify the
customer’s requirements. Or assist in conducting interviews with potential
customers to collect client requirements making detailed notes.

Sell Customer Propositions
Identify the products or services that best meet the customer’s needs, use
personal expertise to propose quantities within standard operating systems,
policies and procedures. Explain the selection to the customer, influence the
customer to make a purchase with the best benefits and solutions to meet
customer needs.

Operational Compliance
Develop working knowledge of the organization’s policies and procedures and of
regulatory codes and codes of conduct relevant to own work, adhering to
mandatory procedures to ensure own work is undertaken to the required

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Data
Schedule callback and enter relevant information into the customer relationship
management system after each contact with a customer to create a call plan and
to ensure that the organization has quality data to enable effective customer
retention and business development activities.

Performance Management
Prioritise own workflow and ensure work is completed to the required standards
of quality and timeliness; use performance management systems to improve
personal performance to meet SLA.

Personal Capability Building
Keep abreast with current changes in internal policies and procedures, external
regulations which is facilitated by the online training system and tracked by a
formal assessment.

Sales Opportunities Creation
Identify potential customers by obtaining information, referrals, and
recommendations from existing customers.

Matric / Grade 12 or SAQA Accredited Equivalent (Essential)
Regulatory Exam 5, dependent on DOFA date (Essential)
Full 150 STI credits, dependent on DOFA date (Essential)
Degree and/or diploma in business/marketing (Advantageous)
Job Closing Date