Sanlam Vacancies in Sandton – Surveyor Manager

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Job Description:

The Head Surveyor is tasked with leading s regional survey team as well as assessing risk while applying technical knowledge. Head Surveyors will facilitate and conduct detailed risk assessments on the risk, as well as provide an in-depth view to underwriters assisting them to underwrite the risk appropriately, more specifically

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide feedback and comment on rational designs.
  • Ensure service excellence in all survey interactions for all team members
  • The Head Surveyor will have complete independent interaction with both internal and external stakeholders.  Interactions will vary from negotiation, to driving change, handling queries, and mentoring and training internal and external stakeholders.
  • Head surveyor may interact from a consultant capacity, to providing insight and guidance into policy, and training manuals, as well as provide feedback and comment on wordings and risk management protocols and ways of implementation
  • Manage the knowledge transfer of technical results across different knowledge levels within the business ensuring effective execution resulting in profitable growth and the maintenance of a profitable book of business
  • Manage the procurement and delivery of external risk surveys in line with the quality standards and knowledge levels of Santam.
  • Mentor Surveyors to provide improved survey reports and upskilling staff in the understanding of the various risks and legislation and standards.
  • Facilitate educational programmes across the business to raise awareness around risk exposures, risk management practices and the criticality of the surveying function.
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders Interact (distribution, operations, underwriting and intermediaries) to ensure delivery of our world class surveying competency and continuously improve Santam’s surveying capability.
  • Understanding the area of operations and hazards (Geographical areas and risks associated) (Process in respect of production and the function and safety of the machinery)

Job Requirements:

  • Writing and reporting
  • Adhering to principles and values
  • Training of incumbent staff, Mentoring and coaching staff
  • Working with people
  • Following instructions and procedures as well as client Protocols (e.g. induction, Covid-19)
  • Time management Planning and organising
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills and abilities
  • Learning and researching
  • Ability to manage own work environment

Qualification & Experience:

  • 10+years of risk surveying or related experience
  • Competency at previous level and proven competence at risk surveying with experience in retention class and exposure stipulated above. FPA advanced courses, risk prevention strategies and technical training for related risks e.g. advanced level – High hazard risks, thatch, etc.
  • Matric and ideally Fire Service Qualification, Technical Engineering Degree or Diploma, or relevant qualification, Minimum NQF level 4
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Computer literate on Excel, Word, Presentations, etc.
  • Proven Mentorship and coaching ability

Job Details:

Company: Sanlam

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sandton, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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