VACANCY: Sales Manager in South Africa

JobnetAfrica , South Africa , Johannesburg

Vacancy Summary

  • Sector: FMCG, Food processing
  • Field of Expertise: Business Development, Sales
  • Work Experience: 6-10 years
  • Preferred Candidates: Only national jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: Apr 12, 2022
  • Vacancy closing date: May 13, 2022

Job Description

For our client, a European company active in the food ingredients industry, we are looking for a Sales Representative who will be based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Tasks
• Support of existing customers and acquisition of new customers.
• Detailed negotiations with customers about contract contents
• Participation in the strategic development of the target markets
• Reliable budget and forecast planning
• Representing our company at the customer
• Competitive analysis and observations
• Visits to trade fairs and organization of local workshops
• Commercial training of on-site representatives and junior salespeople
• Commercial projects outside own sales area

Personal and professional requirements
• Ideally full degree, e.g. in business administration
• At least 5 years of professional experience in sales and ideally in MEA within the food ingredients industry
• Willingness to travel extensively for customer service and product presentations
• High customer orientation
• Intercultural competencies
• Business fluent English language skills
• Good MS Office skills

The MEA Sales Manager should...
• possess a high level of commitment, initiative and flexibility
• have the ability to learn fast
• Be able to adapt well and interact appropriately with different interlocutors
• be able to communicate proactively across all hierarchical levels
• be assertive
• be a team player
• be able to represent the corporate values internally and externally

Are you interested in becoming a Sales Representative in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.