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Growth

Growing your career

As WealthsmithsTM we know that our work is never done. We believe in greater growth and therefore inspire each other to do more, and to do it better.

Committed to Growth

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Committed to Growth

We strive to provide challenging, stimulating work and development opportunities.

  • Opportunities
    at Sanlam

    Working at Sanlam goes beyond merely a day job. It encompasses an ethos and culture, a way of doing business. We call it the Sanlam Way. The Wealthsmiths

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    Opportunities
    at Sanlam

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  • Nurturing and Growing Leaders of tomorrow

    Leadership programmes are driven at both Group and cluster level to ensure that current and future leaders drive accelerated strategy execution in a relevant and distinctive way.

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    Nurturing and Growing
    Leaders of tomorrow

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  • Growing a Pipeline
    of Future Leaders

    Recruiting young professionals and graduates is a key focus area, as it strengthens our pipeline of future leaders, who will help us craft the Sanlam of tomorrow.

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    Growing a pipeline
    of future leaders

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  • Investing in
    Development

    We offer extensive skills development programmes designed to assist our staff to develop the Wealthsmiths competencies that grow their careers and serve our clients. As a result, our training spend has increased almost three-fold to R17, 171.38 per employee over a 5 year period, creating extensive opportunities to develop technical expertise in your chosen field.

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    Investing in
    Development

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  • Australia
  • Botswana
  • Burundi
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Malaysia
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Philippines
  • Rwanda
  • South Africa
  • Switzerland
  • Tanzania
  • The Gambia
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • USA
  • Zambia
  • Developed Markets
  • Emerging Markets (Direct Presence)
  • Emerging Markets (Indirect Presence)
programme description
Graduate Development
Programme
The programme offers permanent and contract placements and focuses on the personal and professional development of graduates with no prior work experience.
Actuarial Graduate
Programme
A comprehensive programme that focuses on invaluable industry knowledge, knowledge of Sanlam’s products and systems as well as hands-on experience.
CA Trainee
Programme
A SAICA-accredited chartered accountant training programme that also offers trainees an opportunity to develop leadership skills through the Graduate Development Programme.
Alternative Investments Academy A unique opportunity offered by Sanlam Investments for graduates to develop and hone their investment skills.
Graduate Vacation
Programme
A programme for final year students to develop self-reliance and an understanding of careers in the investment industry.
Spend on staff development per year
programme description
Executive Leadership
Programme
The programme aims to prepare current high-performing individuals to further refine their leadership skills its next generation of leaders have sufficient depth of leadership skills to meet the future demand for competent leaders at the executive level.
Senior Management
Development Programme
The programme aims to broaden strategic and long-term thinking and build leadership competencies to tackle management challenges with confidence. It provides exposure to gain a broader organisational perspective and enhance managerial understanding capabilities.
Business Management
Programme
The overall objective of the programme is to increase the Group’s management capabilities. It is a comprehensive programme that equips managers with the necessary competence and confidence to implement the organisation’s strategic objectives.
Future Leadership
Programme
The programme is aimed at high potential individuals who have the ability to function in more senior, broader and more complex roles in the organisation in the future.