Key Account Manager (Retail FMCG) Cape Town CBD - Service Solutions Staffing, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Sales
  • Posted by Service Solutions Staffing on Tuesday, February 18, 2020
  • Reference: CT003292/MS
  • Apply before Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 9 Days left
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Employer: Service Solutions Staffing
Key Account Manager (Retail FMCG) Cape Town CBD

Key Account Manager (Retail FMCG) - Cape Town CBD 


Our Client, an International Retailer, is seeking to employ a Key Account Manager to join their team.


Main overview of Role:


Responsible for managing key accounts, maintaining a long term relationship with accounts and maximizing sales opportunities within them.


Key Responsibilities


  • Develops & implements strategic customer initiatives in order to achieve customer Sales & Profit targets

  • Ensures promotional compliance to maximize return on investment

  • Develops strong retailer (KA) relationships to ensure best implementation of promotional and customer business plans

  • Ensures timely planning and forecasting (including new product development process)

  • Manages and monitors new listings and de-listings specific to KA

  • Manages trade spend and claims (returns) effectively and in a timely manner in cooperation with Trade Marketing and Finance

  • Coordinates & responds to all external & internal KA related queries in timely & professional manner

  • Playing an integral role in new business pitches and hold responsibility for the effective on-boarding of new clients

  • Identifying and managing optimal route to market strategy

  • Responsible for the development and achievement of sales through the direct sales channel

  • Focusing on growing and developing existing clients, together with generating new business

  • Write business plans for all current and opportunity tender business

  • Act as the key interface between the customer and all relevant divisions

  • Manage or participate in Cross-Functional Targets

  • Availability to travel as needed





  • Related Bachelor’s Degree required with three years related experience advantageous

  • Valid Drivers  License


  • As per our client’s requirements and as this is a position of honesty and integrity, a clear credit and criminal profile is required

Salary – Negotiable depending on experience

Please email CV + Salary Requirements + Recent Photo to Marlene on


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About Service Solutions Staffing

The Specific aim of the company is to provide a highly personalised, customer focussed service when it comes to staff recruitment. With a client base ranging from blue-chip corporates through to SMME's, we pride oursleves on achieving this objective through constant monitoring of the market.

Our logo - "Linking Potential with Opportunity" sums up the way we go about our business. Assessment of each client needs, coupled with the career aspirations of our candidates allows us to put forward people we believe will add value to the company they join.

Mainly specializing in logistics and retail related business, we are also well positioned to handle general placements.
We are able to assist our clients with candidates on a temporary contractual basis where necessary.
Additional service include access to verification services.
Positions are advertised on the most relevent media, where there is highest exposure to quality job seekers.
Strict screening results in a database of candidates who are checked. Our guarantees are designed to provide peace of mind in a way that ensures the responsibility for filling a position is our prime concern throughout.