19 December 2020

Sanlam Actuarial Graduates Programme 2021

 Date: 18-Dec-2020

Location: Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa

Description: Sanlam Corporate offers opportunities to Actuarial Graduates who are looking to start their careers and qualify as Actuaries. 

The programme starts off with an unofficial ‘internship’ where you will learn about Sanlam’s products and systems. 

You will be assisted to enhance your analytical abilities in order to develop your actuarial skills.

What will you do?

Key Responsibilities 

•    assisting with the analysing of statistical data.

•    assisting with computer modelling of statistics to determine potential risks.

•    preparing presentations and reports.

•    communicating under supervision findings to clients, managers and stakeholders.

•    keeping abreast of financial developments in the business world.

What will make you successful in this role?

Qualification and Experience

•    Degree in Actuarial Science + 6 or more exemptions.

Knowledge and Skills

•    excellent numeracy.

•    research and analytical ability.

•    problem-solving ability.

•    a good understanding of economics and of the legislation relating to financial services.

•    attention to detail.

•    high level of computer literacy, as specialised software may be used.

•    written and verbal communication skills.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Actuarial Problem Solving
  • Issues management
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

Personal Attributes

  • Self-development - Contributing independently
  • Interpersonal savvy - Contributing independently
  • Nimble learning - Contributing independently
  • Tech savvy - Contributing independently
  • Build a successful career with us

Core Competencies

  • Cultivates innovation - Contributing independently
  • Customer focus - Contributing independently
  • Drives results - Contributing independently
  • Collaborates - Contributing independently
  • Being resilient - Contributing independently


The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity.  This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa.  The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.