04 June 2021

Sanlam Compliance Officer Internship Programme 2021

 Description: Apply now for the Sanlam Compliance Officer Internship Programme 2021.

This role exists in our Sanlam Corporate Compliance function where we focus on the provision of assurance to the Sanlam Corporate Exco and Senior Management as well as within the Sanlam Group via various other functionaries. In this position you will work with the compliance officers in the team.

What will make you successful in this role?

You will be required to:

  • Monitor compliance with applicable legislation and internal requirements
  • Research and gather information on new legislation
  • Analyse proposed new legislation and provide input
  • Review client facing documentation to ensure alignment with legislative requirements
  • Present on legislative requirements and promote compliance culture
  • Manage legislative training and testing as required in terms of e.g. FAIS & FICA
  • Assist with reporting and resolution of breaches and other compliance and regulatory issues
  • Assist in developing, promoting, implementing and maintaining compliance standards and procedures that
  • enable employees to act in a compliant manner
  • Assist with incident reporting, to ensure timeous escalation of compliance risks and incidents 

Qualification and Experience

  • Relevant qualification as required for FAIS
  • A Legal or Commercial degree will be advantageous
  • Compliance Practitioner designation (CPrac) Knowledge and Skills
  • A understanding and knowledge of the regulatory requirements impacting on insurance industry (e.g. PF Act,
  • FAIS, FICA, LTIA, PPR, POPIA) will be advantageous.
  • Computer literate in MS Office which includes Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Record keeping, filing and maintenance of databases
  • Data collection and processing of transactions
  • Reporting and administration
  • Quality, compliance and accreditation

Business process

Services knowledge Personal Attributes Action orientated - Contributing independently Demonstrates self-awareness - Contributing independently Plans and aligns - Contributing independently Optimises work processes - Contributing independently Build a successful career with us Core Competencies Being resilient - Contributing independently Collaborates - Contributing independently Cultivates innovation - Contributing independently Customer focus - Contributing independently Drives results - Contributing independently Turnaround time

Closing Date: 16 June 2021 


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.

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