Retail Business Consultant - Johannesburg (Westrand) - #366364


Date: 6 days ago
City: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Closing Date 2024/05/20

Reference Number MMH240514-5

Job Title Retail Business Consultant - Johannesburg (Westrand)

Position Type Permanent

Role Family Sales

Cluster Momentum Distribution Services

Remote Opportunity Some of the time

Location - Country South Africa

Location - Province Gauteng

Location - Town / City Johannesburg


Momentum, a financial services provider of choice since 1966, known for its entrepreneurial spirit and innovative culture is committed to wealth creation and preservation, insurance, and income protection for all our clients. We do this through our understanding of the retail insurance, savings, and investment markets in SA.

Role Purpose

The Retail Business Consultant crafts passionate, energetic, and meaningful partnerships with IFAs that will stand the test of time. Product, market, and sales intelligence will set them apart from their counterparts. The consultant/IFA relationship will be strengthened by ease of doing business, first-class services, deep business analysis and continuous improvement of the IFA's business.



  • 3-year BCom degree in the following fields: Business Management, Marketing, Communications, Finance and Legal (essential)
  • Willingness to study towards the degree and recognition of prior learning if you have 3+ years of experience working in MDS.
  • CFP is an advantage.


  • 3 to 5 years’ financial service industry experience (desired)
  • 1 to 3 years relevant sales experience (essential)
  • Experience in Momentum Myriad and Investo products is an advantage
  • Strong business acumen with sound knowledge in risk assessments, claims, underwriting, tax, business assurance
  • Knowledge of financial services industry and insurance products (desired)


  • Knowledge of the financial services industry.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Knowledge of the sales process.
  • Relevant product knowledge.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Be visible to the IFA in order to understand their needs and drive their value proposition
  • Visit the IFA and IFA office based on a defined plan and deliver a message
  • Analyse, monitor and/or increase prescribed weekly activities to exceed sales targets.
  • Present the professional, disciplined nature of the IFA Agenda and minutes of all meetings


  • Understand who we are targeting, the landscape they are working in, competitor influences, events that will enthuse, critical moments of truth used.
  • Ensure long-lasting, deep, and meaningful relationships with the IFA
  • IFAs to move from non-active supporters to active supporters, to ambassadors


  • IFA having the perception that Momentum are thought leaders.
  • Be the IFA's source of information within Momentum
  • Be accountable, innovative, excellent, honest, diverse, and influential in your business dealings
  • Enable better financial planning and advice outcomes


  • IFA having the perception that Momentum are thought leaders.
  • Be the IFA's source of information within Momentum
  • Be accountable, innovative, excellent, honest, diverse, and influential in your business dealings
  • Enable better financial planning and advice outcomes
  • Achieve and/or exceed the minimum production targets,
  • Achieve and/or exceed the minimum productive IFAs required


  • Brand Ambassadorship
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Professional standards
  • Relating and networking (building rapport and relationships)
  • Stress tolerance
  • Flawless and effective communication (written and oral)
  • Delivering results and meeting stakeholder expectations
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Positively impact and influence on the IFA practice
  • Deadline Driven
  • Able to travel as much as the job requires and travel documentation in order
  • Persuading and influencing
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