Sales Administrator wanted immediately: APPLY NOW

Sales Administrator

Sales Administrator wanted immediately: APPLY NOW

George, Western Cape

Metropolitan is one of the oldest financial services brands in South Africa. With a 116 year legacy of serving the communities in which it operates, Metropolitan represents true empowerment in serving Africa’s people through affordable financial solutions that create financial growth and security.

Metropolitan operates in South Africa, but the brand is also present in 9 African countries including, Namibia, Botswana, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Lesotho, and Swaziland.
Metropolitan provides financial wellness solutions that meet the needs of low-income clients, including funeral insurance, health, savings, hospital cash-back cover, retirement solutions and life insurance.


Accurately capture data in order to support the region and processing all the administrative tasks according to agreed standards and turnaround times.



Proficient of Ms Office, Word, Excel, Outlook

1-year administrative experience in a sales, marketing or service environment

Proficiency in data capturing and typing.

Knowledge of long term insurance products and services (preferred)

Ability to speak African languages (preferred)


Accurately capture and check new business documentation.

Collate, compile and distribute documents to the required standards within defined time-frames

Maintain and control an effective office administration system.

Attend to all queries in a professional and friendly manner in order to provide an excellent client experience

Screen and route all queries received to appropriate stakeholders

Maintain the relevant office housekeeping standards

Escalate faults/errors on applications to Line Manager

Distribute documentation to the relevant internal stakeholder within the agreed timeframes.

Performing all administrative tasks to agreed standards and ensure proper controls are kept for new business applications received or handed back

Providing feedback to the manager of trends and practices and breaches in the compliance requirement of business submitted

Providing feedback on the status of applications i.e. outstanding requirements and errors

Provide updates on how many applications issued and processed

Be vigilant around practices in breach of compliance specifically with business submitted

Ensure technical product and legislative knowledge is always current

Timeously complete all administrative and reporting duties, relating status of applications issued/processedDevelop and maintain productive and collaborative working relationships with peers and stakeholders

Positively influence and participate in change initiatives

Continuously develop own expertise in terms of professional, industry and legislation knowledge

Contribute to continuous innovation through the development, sharing and implementation of new ideas

Take ownership for driving career development

Identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiency

Provide input into the risk identification processes and communicate recommendations to the Line Management


Business Acumen

Internal Client/ Stakeholder Commitment

Drive for Results


Diversity and Inclusiveness

Self-Awareness and Insight


Only on-line applications submitted via our careers page will be considered.

Internal Team Members must inform their manager of their application. Your manager must be aware of and support your application.


For further information please contact Tania April who is the HC Business Partner dealing with this position on (021) 940 5914.

Please submit your application via our Careers page on

To apply, please follow the official system application process and get in touch with the PeopleSoft Helpdesk (021 940 5169) if you need further assistance.

Closing Date

26 September 2019

Contact Details

Tania April (The purpose for this email address is solely for queries regarding the advertised position and no emailed CV’s will be accepted. Only online applications submitted via our Careers page will be considered.)


All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan.

We also encourage people with disabilities to apply.

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