Administrator Job Vacancy at Discovery – South Africa

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Sandton

Website Discovery

Discovery Ltd is the licensed controlling company of the designated Discovery Insurance Group.

Administrator Job Vacancy at Discovery – South Africa

Key Purpose

To attend to applications, incoming e-mails and calls from policyholders, financial advisors, franchises and other companies relating to Legal Transfers. Legal transfers are regarded as Directive 135, Section 14, Divorce Transfers and Death Transfers etc. according to the Pension Funds act, the Long Term Insurance Act, the Taxation Laws amendment act and the Income tax act, notwithstanding any other acts not mention but relevant to the Pension funds.

Meeting minimum volumes required to be completed and taking part in team improvement. The position is also not limited to what is mentioned above.

Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

  • Data capturing and processing of transfer applications within the agreed service levels
  • Answering inbound calls from all stakeholders within the agreed service levels
  • Making outbound calls to all stakeholders
  • All general correspondence including outstanding requirements and queries
  • Dealing with queries through to resolution
  • Logging all queries and keeping clients updated with query resolution process
  • Completing administrative tasks in keeping accurate detailed records of all queries / correspondence
  • Routing queries to the correct department where relevant
  • Dealing with irate customers
  • Service perception survey reporting and feedback
  • To develop or suggest improvements to processes or systems
  • To keep up to date of product developments in order to provide advise across various products
  • Coordinating own and team’s administration
  • Working according to set targets and ensuring that customer satisfaction is constantly attained
  • Dealing with escalated calls and queries where the core consultant could not provide first time resolution
  • Attending to walk-in clients
  • Assist with system change testing from time to time where applicable
  • Service level maintenance which may require working late from time to time

Personal Attributes And Skillsb

  • Drives Results
  • Values Driven
  • Optimistic
  • Learns on the Fly
  • Resilient
  • Instils Trust
  • People Savvy
  • Problem Solver

Additional Attributes

  • Makes prompt, clear decisions, which may involve tough choices or considered risks.
  • Takes responsibility for actions, projects and people.
  • Takes initiative, acts with confidence and works under own direction. Initiates and generates activity.
  • Upholds ethics and values. Demonstrates integrity.
  • Promotes and defends equal opportunities, builds diverse teams.
  • Encourages organisational and individual responsibility towards the community and the environment.
  • Establishes good relationships with customers and staff.
  • Builds wide and effective networks of contacts inside and outside the organisation.
  • Relates well to people at all levels. Uses humour appropriately to enhance relationships with others.
  • Makes a strong personal impression on others.
  • Gains clear agreement and commitment from others by persuading, convincing and negotiating. Promotes ideas on behalf of self or others.
  • Manages conflict. Makes effective use of political processes to influence and persuade others.
  • Analyses numerical data, verbal data and all other sources of information.
  • Breaks information into component parts, patterns and relationships.
  • Probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem.
  • Makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis.
  • Produces workable solutions to a range of problems. Demonstrates an understanding of how one issue may be a part of a much larger system.
  • Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction.
  • Sets high standards for quality and quantity.
  • Monitors and maintains quality and productivity.
  • Works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way. Consistently achieves project goals.
  • Appropriately follows instructions from others without unnecessarily challenging authority.
  • Follows procedures and policies.
  • Keeps to schedules.
  • Arrives punctually for work and meetings.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the organisation.
  • Complies with legal obligations and safety requirements of the role.
  • Adapts to changing circumstances. Accepts new ideas and change initiatives. Adapts interpersonal style to suit different people or situations. Shows respect and sensitivity towards cultural and religious differences. Deals with ambiguity, making positive use of the opportunities it presents.
  • Works productively in a high-pressure environment. Keeps emotions under control during difficult situations. Balances the demands of a work life and a personal life. Maintains a positive outlook at work. Handles criticism well and learns from it.
  • Ability to operate in a pressurised environment
  • Ability to function in a team, be self-motivated and disciplined
  • Ability to lead others in a constructive way and help them grow
  • Ability to identify and implement process optimizations
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to manage deadlines and plan, organise and control work-flow
  • Ability to investigate and find a resolution
  • Ability to inspire
  • Ability to plan and organize

Administrator Job Vacancy at Discovery – South Africa

Education And Experience

  • Matric
  • 2 years experience in the financial services industry
  • 2 years call centre experience
  • Excellent verbal and numeric ability.
  • Experience within LISP Industry
  • Excellent communication skills and comprehension.

Computer Literacy in the following:

  • MS Outlook
  • MS Word
  • Excel
How to Apply:

To apply for this job please visit careers.discovery.co.za.