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Since our inception in 1918 we have held true to our founding purpose of empowering people to live their best possible lives, by offering relevant financial products and services, as well as empowering communities where we do business. We are a fully diversified financial services business, offering comprehensive and tailored financial solutions in five focused areas of expertise namely, Insurance, Financial Planning, Retirement, Investments and Wealth. Sanlam has successfully expanded to more than 40 countries across the world, with an extensive African footprint in more than 30 African countries.
The Group has developed successfully over the past 100 years and has been unwavering in its commitment to creating lasting value that improves lives and turns money into meaning. We’re focused on continuing to build on this legacy and how we can build a better world for generations to come.

CA Training Programme

Our 3-year training programme is accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). Receive dedicated training in all SAICA specified competencies. This includes financial management, risk management and governance, taxation, and management decision-making.

You should have obtained your Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTAs) or be eligible to write the board exam before commencement of the training programme in January 2020 and must meet the following key criteria:

  • No previous permanent work experience
  • Academic performance record average of at least 60%
  • Leadership in community, university or sport activities

Applications close on 31 May 2019

Actuarial Training Programme

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.

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 five actuarial examinations upon graduation
  • Strong computer skills with above average Microsoft Office Skills

Applications close on 30 June 2019

We offer bursaries to scholars who are planning to study actuarial science in 2020. If you are a whiz at maths, enjoy a good challenge by solving difficult problems and are willing to remain focused and disciplined through years of studying and training, then you are just who we’re looking for.

Work Experience to Launch Your Career

Sanlam’s Internship Programme is aimed at unemployed graduates who are looking to gain real world work experience.  The programme is endorsed and sponsored by the Insurance Sector Education & Training Authority (INSETA).  The duration of the internship is a maximum of 1 year.

To qualify, your diploma or degree should cover at least one of the following disciplines:

  • Financial Management
  • Legal or Compliance
  • Customer Relations
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Information Technology
  • General Management
  • Business Administration

Look for internship opportunities under Current Vacancies between May and November each year.

How to apply