Business Development Executive: Employee Benefits


Minet is recruiting a Business Development Executive: Employee Benefits, to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • General description of Position Responsible for growth of corporate / commercial business portfolio by generating new business according to set targets
  • Aggressive approach to obtaining new business
  • Pursuing and acquiring New Business in accordance with a predetermined New Business Budget
  • Identify, obtain and manage new business related to corporate (Pension Funds), individual business and investments and marketing opportunities in focused target markets
  • Negotiating new business rates and terms with insurers
  • Implement a strategy and action plan to achieve new business targets and “Growth Beyond Expectation”
  • Compile professional quote presentations for submission to client’s Management Executives
  • Prepare monthly new business report for Management
  • Understand and support the strategic business goals of the region
  • Proactively look for opportunities to network and promote the Minet Group brand and build strong relationships within the insurance industry
  • Provide professional and accurate advice pertaining to cover, exclusions, terms and conditions and ensuring clients are advised of any underwriting requirements in terms of their policies
  • Providing excellent service to all our clients - be client oriented
  • Acquaintance and familiarization with the respective Insurer’s product offerings
  • Keep abreast of market trends within the insurance industry and be informed about competitors’ products
  • Build and maintain amicable and effective relationships within the entire insurance industry
  • Control new business income and profitability
  • Maintain and comply with Internal Business Procedures and Minimum Operating Standards
  • Attend meetings and prescribed insurance related courses
  • Generate own correspondence and maintain up to date flow of documentation
  • Adhere to the minimum Quality and Service Standards as laid down by the Division
  • Continuous learning and professional development are essential
  • Other functions that Management may require to be carried out from time to time
  • Educational Qualifications (compulsory):
  • Grade 12 with 25 points
  • Any tertiary qualification with relation to sales or business management
  • Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3 years Long-Term insurance broking
  • A good track record within the insurance industry
  • Have a solid sales background Skills/Competencies:
  • Have an aggressive new business attitude
  • Be professional, well groomed, and appropriately attired to create a good impression and be able to interact with people at all levels in society and form important business relations
  • Can prepare and conduct meetings and presentations with new prospective clients
  • Be able to plan effectively and utilise sound judgement when making decisions
  • Be reliable, self-motivated, have composure when dealing with demanding clients and have unquestionable integrity
  • Have a high work ethic and must have the ability to function effectively under pressure
  • Have good working technical knowledge of Long-term insurance products within the market
  • Be highly proficient in the full Microsoft Office Suite
  • Can work independently, cope with high volumes of work and perform under pressure
  • Have above average communication skills, both written and verbal (Afrikaans & English essential and it will be an advantage if you can understand/speak a third language e.g., Oshivambo/German, etc)
  • Be a team player, can build good relationships, support and actively participate in and contribute to any team initiatives
  • Have a professional approach, be reliable and take responsibility for problem solving
  • Be self-assured, display energy and enthusiasm whilst focusing on achieving goals - be enthusiastic, energetic and confident
  • Have a basic understanding of the Financial Intelligence Act (FIA)
  • Special Requirements (compulsory):
  • A valid code 08 driver’s license, free of endorsements and own transport
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Have a sound financial background (ITC Report)
  • Police Clearance Certificate
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • This is not a comprehensive list of requirements and may be changed at any given time
  • This position will comply with Minet Namibia (Pty) Ltd’s Affirmative Action Policy
  • Candidates not meeting the minimum requirements will not be considered
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
  • Send your Documentation to with the Subject line “Business Development Executive: Employee Benefits”
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