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Discovery: Learnership - Wealth Management (Sandton)

Learnership - Wealth Management Business:  Discovery Central Services Function:  Administration and Office Support Date Posted:  12-Oct-2020 Discovery Employee Benefits Learnership: Wealth Management About Discovery Discovery’s core purpose is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. We seek out and invest in exceptional individuals who understand and support our core purpose, and whose own values align with those of Discovery. Our fast-paced and dynamic environment enables smart, self-driven people to be their best. As global thought leaders, Discovery is passionate about innovating in order to not only achieve financial success, but to ignite positive and meaningful change within our society. About Discovery Employee Benefits Discovery Employee Benefits is the first and only employee benefits provider to be shaping employee behaviour, creating healthier and wealthier workforces. It is an exciting business to be in as we reimagine the way retirement savings and life insurance is brought to companies and employees. Key Purpose of the role This Learnership leads to a nationally recognised NC: Wealth Management NQF Level 5 qualification which consists of structured learning components combined with practical/workplace experience in the Financial Services industry. Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to Wealth Management: Life benefits, retirement funds, funeral policies, client servicing, claims, pre-sale underwriting and new business Personal Attributes and Skills

  • Innovative/ critical thinking/ and problem-solving skills

  • Good attention to detail and levels of accuracy

  • Sets high standards for quality and quantity and works in a systematic, methodical and orderly manner.

  • Time management and planning skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Ability to work independently and in a team orientated environment

  • Service driven, a sense of urgency and a team player.

  • Adapts to changing circumstances and handles criticism well and learns from it.

  • Speaks fluently and writes in a well-structured and logical manner.

Education and Experience Grade 12 is essential.

  • Maths (Minimum Level 4 – 50%)

  • English (Minimum Level 4 – 50%)

  • Maths Literacy (Minimum Level 5 - 60%)

  • 2nd language (Minimum Level 4 – 50%)

  • May have an incomplete tertiary (financial) qualification (advantage)

Specific Requirements:

  • Not be engaged in post Matric studies or formal employment;

  • Not have completed any previous Learnership.

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 30 years;

  • Have effective communication skills in the written & verbal English language;

  • Possess basic computer skills mainly MS Excel & MS Outlook

  • Only South African candidates by birth will be considered.

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY    The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. Click HERE to apply