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Actuarial Training Programme

Become a Wealthsmiths™ apprentice and learn the tools of the trade with the Actuarial Training Programme. The core outcome of this programme is to develop a pipeline of qualified actuarial professionals.

The programme will help you get familiar with how Sanlam’s products and systems work. You will then be exposed to more technical positions like actuarial reporting, risk and capital management, and product management. Your actuarial exam results combined with your job performance will determine how quickly you progress in the Sanlam Group.

How is it different?

  • Continued support and payment towards actuarial board exams
  • Access to comprehensive study support and study leave
  • A range of work opportunities across a broad spectrum of disciplines
  • Mentoring and academic support from Sanlam actuarial professionals
  • Networking opportunities with graduates and young professionals across the Sanlam Group

How do you benefit?

Sanlam provides you with exposure to a wide range of actuarial work opportunities within one company. We will develop and grow your technical, leadership and entrepreneurial skills, within a culture of collaboration and professionalism. You will benefit from making a meaningful contribution by being a true business partner.

Who are we looking for?

If you are a team player with strong analytical abilities, integrity and good interpersonal and written communication skills, then we’re looking for you.

The following key criteria must be met:

South African citizen

A Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science

Exemptions for at least three actuarial examinations upon graduation

Strong computer skills with above-average Microsoft Office skills

Applications Closed for 2019

If you are a logical, rational thinker with a strong analytical ability, then apply today. Actuarial training opportunities are available across the Sanlam Group including MiWay.
View the Sanlam Group Structure.

The application process to the Sanlam Graduate Programme has closed. We are currently in the process of reviewing applications.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

Only online applications will be accepted.

Who can apply?

Final undergraduate and honours year students with no previous work experience.

If my application is successful, when do I start working?

The programme start date is 01 February 2019.

Where are the Sanlam graduate positions based?

The positions are either in Cape Town or in Johannesburg. Should you not be based in these areas, you would possibly need to relocate. Sanlam also offers assistance with relocation.

What is the closing date for applications?

31 May 2018.

Can I apply if I am a foreign national?

Foreign Nationals will be considered for only the two Sanlam Emerging Market roles. Only South African citizens will be considered for the remaining graduate opportunities.

Are all the positions on the programme permanent?

No they are not but we do aim to retain all the graduates who have successfully completed the programme.

I am not a recent graduate, can I still apply?

The Graduate Leadership Programme is designed for graduates with no permanent work experience. For positions requiring more experience, please visit www.sanlam.co.za/careers.

The Wealthsmiths™ Commitment

Sanlam is built on a respect and appreciation for people. This is why we give each and every employee the opportunity to make the most of who they are and reward them for what they’re worth.

There are many reasons why Sanlam is a great place to work and most of them fall under these six pillars: Reputation, Leadership, Reward, Growth, Balance and Connectivity.

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