VACANCIES

Is looking for dynamic individuals who have a passionate entrepreneurial spirit, with excellent interpersonal skills and drive to generate your own income

If you are interested, meet the following requirements:

  • Senior Certificate (Matric)
  • Sales experience is essential
  • Computer Literate
  • Driver’s License and access to a vehicle would be advantages
  • Experience in the insurance industry
  • RE FAIS credits on NQF 5 or working towards a recognized qualification (wealth Management) would be advantages
  • Must have a clean criminal and credit record
  • Cape Town based

Salary: Commission based and an establishment allowance.

Send your CV, motivation letter and qualifications to,: recruitment@lionlife.co.za

Based in Cape town and reporting to Head of Legal and Compliance, Lion of Africa Life Assurance has a vacancy for a Legal Officer.

Qualification and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB)
• Admitted Attorney 2-year post article experience in Life insurance environment
• Knowledge and in depth understanding of relevant financial service legislation e.g. Long-Term Insurance Act, Insurance Act, FAIS Act, POPIA and FICA.
• Ability to work long hours
• Experience in drafting, negotiating and reviewing legal documents

Competencies:

• Communicate clearly and concisely
• Research and writing skills
• Upholds ethics and values and demonstrates high levels of integrity
• Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and research skills
• Natural leader who displays sound judgement and attention to detail
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and public speaking skills
• Proficiency in MS Office

Incumbents will be required to:

• Provide general legal services to the business including providing credible advice to all areas of the business.
• Develop appropriate procedures to provide sustainable legal services.
• Drafting and vetting of agreements
• Reviewing, interpreting and implementing relevant legislation in collaboration with the compliance team.
• Formulation and drafting of policy documents • To conduct legal research and keep abreast of developments in the law. Timeous advice on liability and legal exposure for the business.
• Monitor the consistent implementation of relevant policies and general corporate governance issues.
• Debt Collection and liaising with third party service providers where necessary.
• Monitoring legal risk in and giving guidance on acceptable assumption of risk
• Develop and implement control systems and processes necessary for the legal department’s success.
• Assisting the company secretary with secretarial work, including drafting of minutes, resolutions, charters, preparation of Board and Sub Committee packs, research and opinion work.
• Ensure that appropriate approvals are in place before documents are executed
• Assist with compiling monthly and/or weekly reports on all matters

Please address your cv and letter of motivation in application to: recruitment@lionlife.co.za by close of business, Friday 24 July 2020 or fill in form below with your CV and required documentation.

Based in Cape town and reporting to Premium Manager, Lion of Africa Life Assurance has a vacancy for a Premium Administrator.

Qualification and Experience:

• Matric (pure maths subject essential)
• Minimum of 6-month general premium admin experience
• General Insurance knowledge preferred

Competencies:

• Computer Literacy (Outlook, Word and advanced excel)
• Proficient and accurate data entry skills required
• Communication
• Planning and organizing
• Time management
• Ability to prioritize tasks
• Ability to work independently
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills
• Initiative

Incumbents will be required to:

▪ Active polices to be debited in accordance to the Masterfile.
▪ Allocate funds which flow in and out of the business across the various bank accounts.
▪ Facilitate and prepare each recon sheet by reconciling premiums received against expected data.
▪ Request amendments, new member data and cancellations from the client.
▪ Update on applicable recon/system.
▪ Extract/ compile member statement for relevant month.
▪ Compile invoice.
▪ Send invoice and full member data list to client.
▪ Validate request for refund.
▪ Refund relevant premium amounts to client.
▪ Facilitate and prepare each recon sheet by reconciling premiums received against expected data.
▪ Send missed premium notification across all payment platforms.
▪ Liaise with clients to recover outstanding premiums
▪ Respond to all customer queries in a timeous manner as stipulated by SLA.
▪ Complete payment histories and member data is used as a basis to compile the final member count for invoicing.

Please address your CV and letter of motivation in application to: recruitment@lionlife.co.za by close of business, Friday 24 July 2020 or fill in form below with your CV and required documentation.

Based in Cape Town and reporting to Chief Finance Officer, Lion Of Africa Life Assurance has a vacancy for a Senior Finance Manager.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with CPA
• CA (SA) preferred
• Five to seven years’ experience in similar position is required

Characteristics:

• Performance driven; ability to achieve goals in a high-pressure environment
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work well both independently/in a team environment, take directions and work independently and handle several tasks simultaneously
• Customer service oriented
• Strong International Accounting and Fiscal skills • Ability to use own initiative • Confidentiality • Computer Experience: Pastel Partner, Advanced Excel
• Knowledge of IFRS • Knowledge of Insurance Industry

Incumbents will be required to:

▪ Preparation of monthly Management Accounts and reporting key results to CFO
▪ Preparation of budgets and forecasts
▪ Ensure compliance to IFRS
▪ Review financial data and GL accounts
▪ Review work by Junior Financial Manager such as management supporting schedules
▪ Assist the CFO in implementing and monitoring of controls
▪ Ad hoc as required by CFO/Executives
▪ Preparation of premium journal
▪ Reconciling GL/company inhouse system premium numbers to operational premium numbers. Investigate differences.
▪ Feedback to CFO regarding differences.
▪ Reconcile GL/company inhouse system premium to actual cash receipts via different payment methods
▪ Compare claims register to cashbooks
▪ Update and maintain claims report.
▪ Accruals calculated and prepare monthly journals
▪ Reversal of previous months claims accrual journal
▪ Investigate differences and give feedback to CFO
▪ Strictly implement procurement policy
▪ Manage supplier relationships, terms and contracts
▪ Approved new suppliers
▪ Authorize supplier payments
▪ Managing the Finance claims payments process
▪ Authorising claims payments
▪ Managing performance of Financial Administrator: Claims payments

Please address your CV and letter of motivation in application to: recruitment@lionlife.co.za by close of business, Friday 24 July 2020 or fill in form below with your CV and required documentation.

Based in Cape town and reporting to CEO, Lion of Africa Life Assurance has a vacancy for a Legal Officer.

Minimum Requirements and Experience:

▪ Bachelor’s degree in technology or computer science, software engineering, or a related field
▪ 5+ years’ experience in IT management
▪ Experience in the insurance industry will be advantageous
▪ Proven experience managing IT infrastructure and services
▪ Experience with or knowledge of programming languages and operating systems (MS Exchange, Active Directory, and other Windows-based systems), current equipment and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, and system performance monitoring
▪ Expertise with implementing, configuring, and testing solutions
▪ Experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
▪ Proficient in computer hardware, cabling installation and support, wireless technology applications and interface and IT security

Characteristics:

▪ Excellent written and oral communication skills
▪ Self-starter able to work independently excellent presentation and project management skills
▪ Strategic thinker
▪ Strong and effective leadership
▪ Works collaboratively with others
▪ Execution
▪ Innovation
▪ Organized and detailed orientated
▪ Personal mastery
▪ Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Incumbents will be required to:

▪ Contribute to strategic planning and decision-making at the top executive level so that information and communication technology can support and is aligned with the business strategy
▪ Provide direction, control and coordination of all information and communication technology-related activities including IT budget and costs within the company.
▪ Ensure the delivery of IT services and projects across the Company according to defined KPIs and SLAs
▪ Ensure guidelines and standards and ensure compliance thereof
▪ Lead and coordinate all activities in relation to information and communication technology as well as applications in order to continuously increase the business benefit derived from the usage of IT systems and applications by aligning people, processes and technology in the company
▪ Ensure alignment between business and IT by developing and maintaining a partnership with Heads of Business Departments and with all subsidiaries in the group in order to maximise returns from IT assets
▪ Coordinate all activities with respective business partners, manage the portfolio of IT application and evaluate the benefits between specific or stand-alone applications compared to standardisation and integration into the existing enterprise architecture.
▪ identify, recommend, develop, implement and support cost-effective solutions in line with the organisation’s strategic vision
▪ Oversee the quality of IT services and project work and manage 3rd part service providers
▪ Participate in defining and implementing IT and security governance policies, procedures and best practices and ensures that the regional organisation follows them
▪ Prepare and maintain disaster recovery plans for consistent business operations Overseeing the annual IT budget and ensuing cost effectiveness
▪ Train employees on both software and hardware, troubleshoot, and provide technical support when needed
▪ Develop and execute disaster procedures, and maintain data backups

Please address your cv and letter of motivation in application to: recruitment@lionlife.co.za by close of business, Friday 24 July 2020 or fill in form below with your CV and required documentation.

Based in Cape Town and reporting to Head of Legal and Compliance, Lion of Africa Life Assurance has a vacancy for a Risk Officer.

Qualification and Experience:

• post graduate Diploma in Risk management
• RE/FAIS accreditation will be advantageous
• Previous experience as a risk officer will be advantageous
• Minimum of 3 years’ relevant risk management experience in the Life Insurance Industry.

Competencies:

• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
• Self-starter able to work independently excellent presentation and project management skills
• Collaboration
• Execution
• Innovation
• leading with influence
• personal mastery
• strategic thinker

Incumbents will be required to:

• Build and maintain a robust risk management framework and architecture for the business and manage the business wide risk
• Assess and understand the combined risks of the business and their interrelationships and help implement solutions and plans
• Develop and quantify risk appetite, tolerance and limits and develop plans to mitigate the risk
• Compile, assess and report risk information to Manco and the board
• create and disseminate risk measures and reports
• communicate to key stakeholders regarding the risk profile of the business
• proactive recommendations for risk management decisions on losses, risk exposures and risk financing techniques
• develop, manage and refine qualitative and qualitative risk reporting in all risk areas which meets the needs of Manco and the Board
• monitor policies and procedures for appropriate risk measures
• monitor industry and regulatory updates and the business policy and procedures
• Conduct and monitor assessments to define and analyse possible risks
• Evaluate the gravity of each risk by considering its consequences
• Audit processes and procedures
• Develop risk management controls and systems
• Design processes to eliminate or mitigate potential risks
• Create contingency plans to manage crises
• Evaluate existing policies and procedures to find weaknesses
• Prepare reports and present recommendations
• Evaluate employees’ risk awareness and train them when necessary

Please address your cv and letter of motivation in application to: recruitment@lionlife.co.za by close of business, Friday 24 July 2020 or fill in form below with your CV and required documentation.

Based in Cape town and reporting to Head of Legal and Compliance, Lion of Africa Life Assurance has a vacancy for a Legal Officer.

Qualification and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB)
• Admitted Attorney 2-year post article experience in Life insurance environment
• Knowledge and in depth understanding of relevant financial service legislation e.g. Long-Term Insurance Act, Insurance Act, FAIS Act, POPIA and FICA.
• Ability to work long hours
• Experience in drafting, negotiating and reviewing legal documents

Competencies:

• Communicate clearly and concisely
• Research and writing skills
• Upholds ethics and values and demonstrates high levels of integrity
• Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and research skills
• Natural leader who displays sound judgement and attention to detail
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and public speaking skills
• Proficiency in MS Office

Incumbents will be required to:

• Provide general legal services to the business including providing credible advice to all areas of the business.
• Develop appropriate procedures to provide sustainable legal services.
• Drafting and vetting of agreements
• Reviewing, interpreting and implementing relevant legislation in collaboration with the compliance team.
• Formulation and drafting of policy documents • To conduct legal research and keep abreast of developments in the law. Timeous advice on liability and legal exposure for the business.
• Monitor the consistent implementation of relevant policies and general corporate governance issues.
• Debt Collection and liaising with third party service providers where necessary.
• Monitoring legal risk in and giving guidance on acceptable assumption of risk
• Develop and implement control systems and processes necessary for the legal department’s success.
• Assisting the company secretary with secretarial work, including drafting of minutes, resolutions, charters, preparation of Board and Sub Committee packs, research and opinion work.
• Ensure that appropriate approvals are in place before documents are executed
• Assist with compiling monthly and/or weekly reports on all matters

Please address your cv and letter of motivation in application to: recruitment@lionlife.co.za by close of business, Friday 24 July 2020 or fill in form below with your CV and required documentation.

Based in Cape town and reporting to Premium Manager, Lion of Africa Life Assurance has a vacancy for a Premium Administrator.

Qualification and Experience:

• Matric (pure maths subject essential)
• Minimum of 6-month general premium admin experience
• General Insurance knowledge preferred

Competencies:

• Computer Literacy (Outlook, Word and advanced excel)
• Proficient and accurate data entry skills required
• Communication
• Planning and organizing
• Time management
• Ability to prioritize tasks
• Ability to work independently
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills
• Initiative

Incumbents will be required to:

▪ Active polices to be debited in accordance to the Masterfile.
▪ Allocate funds which flow in and out of the business across the various bank accounts.
▪ Facilitate and prepare each recon sheet by reconciling premiums received against expected data.
▪ Request amendments, new member data and cancellations from the client.
▪ Update on applicable recon/system.
▪ Extract/ compile member statement for relevant month.
▪ Compile invoice.
▪ Send invoice and full member data list to client.
▪ Validate request for refund.
▪ Refund relevant premium amounts to client.
▪ Facilitate and prepare each recon sheet by reconciling premiums received against expected data.
▪ Send missed premium notification across all payment platforms.
▪ Liaise with clients to recover outstanding premiums
▪ Respond to all customer queries in a timeous manner as stipulated by SLA.
▪ Complete payment histories and member data is used as a basis to compile the final member count for invoicing.

Please address your CV and letter of motivation in application to: recruitment@lionlife.co.za by close of business, Friday 24 July 2020 or fill in form below with your CV and required documentation.

Based in Cape Town and reporting to Chief Finance Officer, Lion Of Africa Life Assurance has a vacancy for a Senior Finance Manager.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with CPA
• CA (SA) preferred
• Five to seven years’ experience in similar position is required

Characteristics:

• Performance driven; ability to achieve goals in a high-pressure environment
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work well both independently/in a team environment, take directions and work independently and handle several tasks simultaneously
• Customer service oriented
• Strong International Accounting and Fiscal skills • Ability to use own initiative • Confidentiality • Computer Experience: Pastel Partner, Advanced Excel
• Knowledge of IFRS • Knowledge of Insurance Industry

Incumbents will be required to:

▪ Preparation of monthly Management Accounts and reporting key results to CFO
▪ Preparation of budgets and forecasts
▪ Ensure compliance to IFRS
▪ Review financial data and GL accounts
▪ Review work by Junior Financial Manager such as management supporting schedules
▪ Assist the CFO in implementing and monitoring of controls
▪ Ad hoc as required by CFO/Executives
▪ Preparation of premium journal
▪ Reconciling GL/company inhouse system premium numbers to operational premium numbers. Investigate differences.
▪ Feedback to CFO regarding differences.
▪ Reconcile GL/company inhouse system premium to actual cash receipts via different payment methods
▪ Compare claims register to cashbooks
▪ Update and maintain claims report.
▪ Accruals calculated and prepare monthly journals
▪ Reversal of previous months claims accrual journal
▪ Investigate differences and give feedback to CFO
▪ Strictly implement procurement policy
▪ Manage supplier relationships, terms and contracts
▪ Approved new suppliers
▪ Authorize supplier payments
▪ Managing the Finance claims payments process
▪ Authorising claims payments
▪ Managing performance of Financial Administrator: Claims payments

Please address your CV and letter of motivation in application to: recruitment@lionlife.co.za by close of business, Friday 24 July 2020 or fill in form below with your CV and required documentation.

Based in Cape town and reporting to CEO, Lion of Africa Life Assurance has a vacancy for a Legal Officer.

Minimum Requirements and Experience:

▪ Bachelor’s degree in technology or computer science, software engineering, or a related field
▪ 5+ years’ experience in IT management
▪ Experience in the insurance industry will be advantageous
▪ Proven experience managing IT infrastructure and services
▪ Experience with or knowledge of programming languages and operating systems (MS Exchange, Active Directory, and other Windows-based systems), current equipment and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, and system performance monitoring
▪ Expertise with implementing, configuring, and testing solutions
▪ Experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
▪ Proficient in computer hardware, cabling installation and support, wireless technology applications and interface and IT security

Characteristics:

▪ Excellent written and oral communication skills
▪ Self-starter able to work independently excellent presentation and project management skills
▪ Strategic thinker
▪ Strong and effective leadership
▪ Works collaboratively with others
▪ Execution
▪ Innovation
▪ Organized and detailed orientated
▪ Personal mastery
▪ Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Incumbents will be required to:

▪ Contribute to strategic planning and decision-making at the top executive level so that information and communication technology can support and is aligned with the business strategy
▪ Provide direction, control and coordination of all information and communication technology-related activities including IT budget and costs within the company.
▪ Ensure the delivery of IT services and projects across the Company according to defined KPIs and SLAs
▪ Ensure guidelines and standards and ensure compliance thereof
▪ Lead and coordinate all activities in relation to information and communication technology as well as applications in order to continuously increase the business benefit derived from the usage of IT systems and applications by aligning people, processes and technology in the company
▪ Ensure alignment between business and IT by developing and maintaining a partnership with Heads of Business Departments and with all subsidiaries in the group in order to maximise returns from IT assets
▪ Coordinate all activities with respective business partners, manage the portfolio of IT application and evaluate the benefits between specific or stand-alone applications compared to standardisation and integration into the existing enterprise architecture.
▪ identify, recommend, develop, implement and support cost-effective solutions in line with the organisation’s strategic vision
▪ Oversee the quality of IT services and project work and manage 3rd part service providers
▪ Participate in defining and implementing IT and security governance policies, procedures and best practices and ensures that the regional organisation follows them
▪ Prepare and maintain disaster recovery plans for consistent business operations Overseeing the annual IT budget and ensuing cost effectiveness
▪ Train employees on both software and hardware, troubleshoot, and provide technical support when needed
▪ Develop and execute disaster procedures, and maintain data backups

Please address your cv and letter of motivation in application to: recruitment@lionlife.co.za by close of business, Friday 24 July 2020 or fill in form below with your CV and required documentation.

Based in Cape Town and reporting to Head of Legal and Compliance, Lion of Africa Life Assurance has a vacancy for a Risk Officer.

Qualification and Experience:

• post graduate Diploma in Risk management
• RE/FAIS accreditation will be advantageous
• Previous experience as a risk officer will be advantageous
• Minimum of 3 years’ relevant risk management experience in the Life Insurance Industry.

Competencies:

• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
• Self-starter able to work independently excellent presentation and project management skills
• Collaboration
• Execution
• Innovation
• leading with influence
• personal mastery
• strategic thinker

Incumbents will be required to:

• Build and maintain a robust risk management framework and architecture for the business and manage the business wide risk
• Assess and understand the combined risks of the business and their interrelationships and help implement solutions and plans
• Develop and quantify risk appetite, tolerance and limits and develop plans to mitigate the risk
• Compile, assess and report risk information to Manco and the board
• create and disseminate risk measures and reports
• communicate to key stakeholders regarding the risk profile of the business
• proactive recommendations for risk management decisions on losses, risk exposures and risk financing techniques
• develop, manage and refine qualitative and qualitative risk reporting in all risk areas which meets the needs of Manco and the Board
• monitor policies and procedures for appropriate risk measures
• monitor industry and regulatory updates and the business policy and procedures
• Conduct and monitor assessments to define and analyse possible risks
• Evaluate the gravity of each risk by considering its consequences
• Audit processes and procedures
• Develop risk management controls and systems
• Design processes to eliminate or mitigate potential risks
• Create contingency plans to manage crises
• Evaluate existing policies and procedures to find weaknesses
• Prepare reports and present recommendations
• Evaluate employees’ risk awareness and train them when necessary

Please address your cv and letter of motivation in application to: recruitment@lionlife.co.za by close of business, Friday 24 July 2020 or fill in form below with your CV and required documentation.

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