Sales Manager

Reference: 9186 CM
Consultant: Christa Mostert 

Job Description: 

  • Own, drive and service customer demand and/or programs for allocated markets
  • Set benchmark pricing in line with the overall sales strategy
  • Nurture and enhance existing customer relations through service delivery excellence
  • Develop new market segments and acquire new customers
  • Collaborate closely with other sales, product and general manager to formulate strategy, tactics and sales planning
  • Collaborate closely and professionally with production and the supply chain department
  • Manage and oversee customer accounting and operational processes
  • Give input in management meetings to support the overall business initiatives
  • Manage a team of professionals and support their development

Qualifications: 

  • Commercial degree with a minimum of 10 years working experience in the marketing of perishable produce
  • Minimum of 2-3 years management experience
  • Excellent fruit marketing and sales knowledge, preferably within the deciduous fruit industry
  • A broad understanding of fresh produce export processes, administration, and sales accounting
  • Strong ability to build and maintain effective interpersonal relationships
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Ability to make tactical decisions
  • Strong collaborative approach and willingness to work with the team
  • People management and leadership skills
  • Thorough understanding of international trading markets 

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.