30 Sep '19
Sales Manager

Sales, KwaZulu Natal Durban

Market Related -

DUR00774 – CROP SOLUTIONS SALES MANAGER (KZN)

Purpose of the Job:

This well-established agricultural services & products company requires a Regional Sales Manager to develop and implement the company’s sales strategy- growing market share, brand awareness and business relationships.

Required Qualifications & Experience

  1. B Sc Agric – Essential; (M Sc advantageous)
  2. B Com Marketing or sales qualifications - an advantage
  3. At least 5 years of crop protection experience in a commercial company
  4. Must be familiar with KZN crops & relevant crop protection
  5. High degree of computer literacy
  6. Fluent in English (Afrikaans an advantage)

Technical Competencies & Experience:

  1. Sales - develop and implement strategy
  2. Suppliers relationships - negotiate & develop relationships with
  3. Finances – budgeting, monitoring, & controlling sales performance & variances
  4. Supply chain – manage & control transport, logistics & distribution
  5. Stock – control & management  optimum levels f
  6. Technical research & innovation – stay abreast of recent & relevant technology
  7. Competitor research – stay abreast of competitor pricing & activities
  8. Tenders – compilation, submission & presentation
  9. Commercial analysis – data & market share analysis & trends
  10. New business – identifying opportunities and capturing new business

Behavioural Competencies:

  1. High ethics & integrity
  2. Extroverted & strong people skills
  3. Energetic & ambitious
  4. Competitive nature
  5. Outstanding communication skills – written & verbal
  6. Passionate about agriculture

Remuneration:

Highly competitive, but dependent upon skills and experience.

IMPORTANT - If you feel you meet the above criteria, contact Brian on the following email address  brian@hcrecruit.co.za with:

a)       An email motivating how you meet the criteria specified above.

b)      Your CV attached to your email

Only candidates responding in the above manner will be considered.

 

Ad Visible Until: 30 October 2019
Ref: DUR000774/IC

Vacancy Type: Permanent