Mukuru is on the lookout for a Chinese/Mandarin speaking Territory Sales Agent and Branch Teller to join our team in Johannesburg.

The main purpose of this role is to provide remittance disbursement services in a professional and efficient manner and provide oversight on retail sales and drive sales to individuals, corporates, enterprise sales within the assigned territory.

The Territory Sales & Branch Teller reports directly to the Head of Branches. This position will generate sales through agent army, marketing the enterprise and corporate products and all other Mukuru products including marketing collateral in assigned territory. The position will be responsible to create and manage brand awareness to maximise return on marketing investments and sustainable relationships. This position is also responsible for processing remittance transactions in an accurate and professional way. They are required to carry out remittance operations in a legally compliant manner by checking the integrity of the documents provided and identify potential fraudulent documents.

Internal Liaison takes place with the branch staff and agents. External liaison takes place with external customers.

Duties and Responsibilities (Include but is not limited to):

  • Providing advice and guidance to customers
  • Analyse and monitor transaction details
  • Motivate and assist customers to transact with Mukuru
  • To activate customers for new corridors
  • Gather and present location specific information on sales
  • To monitor whether sufficient stock of marketing collateral is available and report back
  • Engage with potential customers and market the enterprise product
  • Custodianship of the Mukuru brand and maintenance of that standard
  • Welcome and greet customers in a professional manner
  • Identify if the customer wants to collect money, send money or do an FX deal
  • Collect and check the required documentation and scan clear copies
  • Verify the current rate as given by ICFX and explain the rate to the customer
  • Match customer name and ID before processing
  • Capture all transaction details in ICFX
  • Ensure all money is double checked and counted within view of cameras
  • Count money with the customer and confirm the value together when selling FX
  • Check that all notes are real when buying FX
  • Print out and sign invoice/receipt, original filed away accurately and customer given the duplicate
  • Archive invoices after 3 months
  • Check validity of passport, proof of residence not older than 3 months and valid flight ticket within 90 days
  • Refer customers to other agents if no proof of residence is available
  • Escalate any suspicious documentation to branch manager before processing
  • All new customers and high value customers must complete an Indemnity form
  • Obtain daily password for safe every morning and retrieve own float
  • Notify finance and receive a top-up if required to ensure sufficient stock levels
  • Conduct a stock count at the end of each day
  • Verify totals of stock match system by printing out slip from ICFX, capture actual stock totals, sign and send to Manager
  • Capture shorts onto ICFX and notify manager
  • Compile weekly and monthly spreadsheet reports
  • Complete daily system tests on system, must achieve 100% or go back and try again
  • Complete daily quiz and overall monthly quiz competition
  • Submit monthly assignments timeously
  • Attend quarterly training and test sessions
  • Always provide professional customer service
  • Give information based on the training received
  • Maintain customer confidentiality
  • Monitor and manage own targets
  • Attend monthly performance meeting with Head of Branches
  • Attend all required training courses for new products
  • Improve Chinese language level and write monthly test designed by the head of branch

Key Requirements:

  • Grade 12 - High school graduate
  • Chinese language related certificate
  • Understanding and Speaking of Mandarin (essential)
  • 2 Years Customer Service Consultant experience within a financial institution
  • 2 Years Sales experience within a financial institution
  • 2 Years Chinese related work experience
  • Knowledge of foreign exchange
  • Knowledge of exchange control regulations
  • Knowledge of FICA regulations
  • Knowledge of money laundering
  • Knowledge of Customer Service

Additional Skills:

  • Verbal and written communications skills
  • Organisational & administrative skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Sales Skills
  • Chinese language Skill
  • Driving Skills

I am sure you are reading this job description and meet majority of the criteria BUT you may also still not be 100% comfortable in applying. We believe that there is a place for everyone under the Mukuru sun and we want YOU to contribute to our diverse tapestry of talent. So come on, take a leap of faith, and send your application if you meet majority of our requirements. Remember to include a snippet of how you will bring value and help us build a future of success that will help us determine where and how you may best be suited” Maybe you are just the future Mukurian we need!!

Should you be appointed in a remote/work from home role at Mukuru, it is your responsibility to ensure that you have uninterrupted internet connectivity and a ‘work-like’ environment at your home location, in order to deliver your best in terms of performance, productivity and service to our customers.

If you do not receive any response after two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.