Personal Assistant Intern Sanlam

City: Sandton

Position Details

Sanlam is a leading financial services group, originally established as a life insurance company in 1918. The Sanlam Group conducts its business through Sanlam Limited, the corporate head office and four business clusters. The corporate head office is responsible for the Groups’ centralised functions such as strategic direction, financial and risk management, marketing and communications, Group human resources and corporate social investment (CSI). The four business cluster include; Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Emerging Markets and Santam.

Position Description

Period: Uninterrupted on a Fixed Term Contract from 1 February 2017 – 31 January 2018

Key Responsibilities

Perform secretarial duties for one or more manager/consultant/department
Manage diaries
Language editing support
Arrangement of video conferences
Assist with PowerPoint presentations
Assist with travel and accommodation arrangements
Perform administrative tasks or delegated tasks
Ensure manager/consultant is equipped with necessary documentation to proceed with meetings
Typing of documents
Assistance with all logistics of special events/meetings etc.
Assist with payment of invoices
Provide manager with information/policies to resolve queries
Assistance with office supplies where needed
Support with managing office infrastructure and services
Manage client calls to meet their expectations
Act as an ambassador for department when attending to clients
Ad hoc requests and projects in department


3 Year relevant Diploma/Degree in Office management/Secretarial field


Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint

Additonal Requirements:

Must be between the ages of 18 and 34
Not already or previously funded by another Inseta Internship funded programme.
Display a high level of confidentiality
Be available and prepared to work after hours


Problem-solving skills
Good business communication skills (verbally and in writing) in English.
Concern for order and accuracy
Planning and organising
Work standards
Pro active
Results driven
Building and maintaining relationships
Client orientated
Influencing and gaining commitment
Stress tolerance
Display sound judgement

How to Apply?

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