SANLAM YES Learnership Programme

Who are we?


Sanlam Corporate forms part of the Sanlam Group which offers retail and corporate life insurance, health and investment products in South Africa. Our vision is to be the preferred partner to Corporate and Public Sector by providing an awesome client experience and comprehensive solutions that enable the financial resilience and prosperity of those entities and their employees. We tap into over 100 years of expertise to provide cost-effective Employee Benefits and Healthcare Solutions that enable financial confidence for our members. We enable our clients to make better retirement and risk decisions today through determined and passionate thought leadership and best-in-class people, innovative products and proven processes all designed to help people live a better life tomorrow. We believe in creating and cultivating a positive, energised working environment that gives every individual the opportunity to achieve success by embracing diversity and growing our talent.



About the Learnership Programme


Sanlam Corporate offers a unique opportunity for young, enthusiastic and energetic persons from the designated groups to gain practical working experience in a corporate environment and obtain a national qualification. Our learnership forms part of our young talent strategy and directly pipelines into our YEP (Youth Empowerment Programme) to create a talent pipeline in our business. On completion of the learnership, successful and high performing learners are retained permanently for junior level roles through a focused development journey.
The YEP Learnership offers:

•    A 12-month contract
•    A monthly allowance and financial assistance for study purposes
•    A national qualification (Certificate in Wealth Management, NQF level 4)
•    On the job training and assessment
•    Continuous coaching and mentoring
•    A portfolio of working and learning evidence



What will you do?


•    Acquire knowledge of company products, services and operational processes and systems
•    Attend classroom-based lessons
•    Complete practical onsite training
•    Assemble a Portfolio of Evidence to submit to InSeta
•    Fill out logbooks for workplace-based learning
•    Pass and complete the required level in formative and summative assessments
•    Carry out tasks and duties as contracted with your manager



Minimum Requirements


•    Must be a South African citizen
•    Must not be currently employed
•    Be aged between 18 and 35 years
•    Must have passed Grade 12 Mathematics / Mathematics Literacy / Accounting and English with 50%
•    Must have a good command of English (read, write and speak fluently)
•    Be willing to commit to complete the 12-month Programme, which includes a full qualification
•    Have a clear criminal and credit record
•    Have reliable transport

Behavioural Competencies

•    Be motivated to be educated and developed
•    Show initiative and work independently
•    Be a team player
•    Have the ability to manage self-study and assignments
•    Have excellent time-management
•    Have a Go-Getter attitude



Core Competencies


•      Cultivates Innovation by creating new and better ways for the organisation to be successful.
•      Client Focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
•      Drives Results – Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
•      Collaborates – Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
•      Resilience – Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.



How To Apply


Please apply online on the Sanlam Careers site and attach the following compulsory documents:

•    Comprehensive CV (please ensure your CV is updated)
•    South African ID and Matric Certificate

NB: Your application will be automatically disqualified if any of the above documents are outstanding.





The shortlisting process will commence once the application due date has been reached, and feedback will be provided within two weeks.

Please ensure that you are available during the following times:

•    Mid October 2023 to Mid November 2023: Interviews and Assessments
•    Mid November 2023 to Mid December 2023 – if selected, to sign Learnership Agreement
•    01 February 2024 – Learnership Programme commences



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.




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