Sales Consultant x23 at Telesure Investment Holdings

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Reference Number

S0040985- Sales consultant





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.




Produce policy sales, based on leads and campaigns. Initiate the customer relationship and meet various KPIs. Connect with the customer, conduct needs analysis and propose customer solutions. Needs a solid knowledge of products, their characteristics, and market as well as focus on growth of the brand.


Customer Relationships Development

Act as first point of contact to develop effective customer relationships to allocated customers.



Customer Needs Clarification

Set clear objectives for each sales objective; use standard materials to make a presentation to the customer; and ask relevant questions to evaluate the customer’s level of interest and to identify and respond to areas requiring further information or explanation.

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 organisation’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 standards.

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Data Schedule relevant follow up discussions 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 organisation 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.


Customer Focus

Builds strong customer relationships and delivers customer-centric solutions. For example, keeps in contact with customers to ensure problems are resolved, or to improve customer service. Studies customer feedback and emerging customer needs and uses these to determine some creative new ideas.



Interpersonal Savvy

Relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people. For example, recognizes even subtle social cues and nimbly responds to others’ needs and preferences. Helps to defuse difficult interpersonal situations by showing high levels of tact, sensitivity, and consideration. Builds rapport with ease.

Instills Trust

Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity. For example, acts consistently with the organization’s policies and practices. Shows honesty and candor when working with others. Honors agreements and meets commitments.

Ensures Accountability

Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments. For example, accepts responsibility for own work, both successes and failures. Handles fair share and does not make excuses for problems. Usually meets commitments to others.




Uses compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others. For example, positions and packages ideas so that they will resonate strongly with a wide variety of stakeholders. Uses strong logic and compelling evidence. Works with others to find creative win-win solutions; achieves consensus through compromise.

Being Resilient

Rebounds from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations. For example, is calm and professional in difficult situations; continues to work toward objectives. Overcomes obstacles without becoming discouraged; draws lessons from failures. Recovers from setbacks and adversity.



Communicates Effectively

Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences. For example, seeks out others’ perspectives and asks good questions. Shares information that people want to know; gives appropriate context and details when speaking.

Plans and Aligns

Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals. For example, adopts a sequence of activities that allows for optimal efficiency and effective coordination with others. Makes skillful use of resources and support to deliver efficient, high-quality work.



Manages Conflict

Handles conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise. For example, disagrees with others in a respectful and tactful manner; handles conflicts and differences of opinion in a calm, composed manner; rebounds from conflicts without animosity.

Manages Complexity

Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems. For example, gathers basic information to understand a problem and find a solution. Seeks to understand and apply systematic problem-solving methods; distinguishes symptoms from underlying problems.



Action Oriented

Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. For example, identifies what needs to be done and acts quickly. Shows optimism and enthusiasm that affects others positively. Works independently, but knows when to ask for help.

Drives Results

Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances. For example, devotes considerable effort to surpassing goals and achieving the best possible results; goes above and beyond to achieve excellence. Drives ahead with great focus when faced with obstacles and setbacks; maintains productivity and a positive attitude.





General Education

Matric / Grade 12 or SAQA Accredited Equivalent (Essential); Regulatory Exam 5 (advantageous)


General Experience 1 or more years’ sales experience (Essential)



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