Business Development Consultant. Jobs at Hollard Insurance in Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Hollard Insurance company opens jobs for Business Development Consultant. positions in the Gauteng region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Sales and Business Development skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 7 500 - R 12 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

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Job Information

Company:Hollard Insurance
Position:Business Development Consultant
Region:Gauteng, Johannesburg - Gauteng
Job Function:Sales and Business Development
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Salary:ZAR 7.500 - ZAR 12.300 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time

Job Description

Closing Date 2023/07/10

Reference Number HOL230413-1

Job Title Business Development Consultant

Business Unit Hollard Group Risk

Department Business Development

Job Family Sales and Distribution

Job Type Classification Permanent

Reporting To Executive Head: Business Development

Number of Positions 1

Location – Town / City Johannesburg

Location – Province Gauteng

Location – Country South Africa

Job Advert Summary

Hello…an exciting new opportunity has just become available at Hollard Group Risk, in our Business Development area. We are looking to recruit a Business Development Consultant.

The Business Development consultant, is responsible for helping build the brand, manage broker relationships and grow Hollard Group Risk market share through retention of existing clients and securing new business. Their duties include coordinating with the business leadership, pricing and operational teams to ensure the ambitions of the business are achieved. The person would need to remain aware of market trends and developments and share that information with the broader business.

Identify and research potential clients.

Develop and maintain client relationships.

Build, manage and maintain strong broker relationships with assigned broker portfolio.

Coordinate with support teams to develop mutually beneficial proposals.

Negotiate contract terms with clients and communicate with stakeholders.

Monitor market developments and improvements.

Gather useful information from customer and competitor data.

Put presentations together and present to prospective clients

Track, identify and add qualified prospects to sales pipeline.

Develop and manage strategic partnerships to grow business.

Build strong relationship with the risk and pricing teams to create success.

Support and oversee scheme renewal processes to ensure successful renewal of existing schemes.

Build and grow portfolio of clients with broker panel, focusing on both new business and renewal retention.

Recognise that building a good portfolio requires both maintaining existing clients and securing new business in equal measure.

Guide and offer direction to service consultants to effectively support your broker’s needs.

Required Knowledge And Experience

Demonstrated ability to build and manage strong long-lasting relationships.

Ability to handle and manage difficult and challenging clients successfully.

Ability to negotiate contracts that are mutually beneficial to all parties including HGR.

Impeccable verbal and written communication skills.

Strong understanding of the Group Risk market.

Ability to identify opportunities that create alignment with HGR’s business needs.

Problem-solving skills to propose mutually beneficial solutions.

Strong presentation skills

The role requires travel to client and broker meetings.

Ability to think out the box and find solutions to challenges preventing business growth.

Ability to engage with a broad cross-cultural mix of people.

Multi-lingual preferable


Change agile


Ability to work under high pressure and maintain composure

Ability to persuade and convince.

Results and actions orientated.

Strong desire to succeed.

Positive attitude and strong self-belief.

Ability to direct decisions and action to meeting overall business ambition

Educational Requirements

Preferable – Business related tertiary qualification (e.g. economics, business management, risk).

least 5 years of group risk experience in a client facing role.

Strong understanding and knowledge of Group Risk products.

Good understanding of current market dynamic.


  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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Company Information

Hollard Insurance

Industry: Insurance

Hollard Insurance is one of the leading insurance providers in South Africa. Founded in 1980, Hollard offers various specialty and life insurance products tailored to meet the needs of its clients. With decades of experience in the industry, Hollard prides itself on providing the highest levels of customer service and expertise. Its wide range of products include home, car and travel insurance as well as a variety of other specialist and financial services such as funeral cover, health insurance, bursaries and retirement savings. Hollard also assists in the administration and fulfilment of new business in the South African insurance market. The company is committed to creating life-long relationships with its customers and providing financially secure products.

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