• Durban
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Bradshaw LeRoux Consulting on Thursday, April 9, 2020
  • Reference: Account Manager
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Open to candidates with disabilities only
  • Apply before Monday, June 8, 2020 - 6 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Bradshaw LeRoux Consulting

An Account Manager position has become available in the Direct Water Treatment Division based in Hammarsdale Durban.

The main function is to execute business and sales strategies through managing, leading and directing the account/area’s team in the implementation of key initiatives that support the on-going sustainability and profitability of the division.



  •  A BSc Degree or equivalent in Chemistry / Biochemistry or Chemical      Engineering and a Post Graduate Business Qualification will be advantageous (e.g. MDP).




  • A minimum of 5 years technical sales experience in the General Water Treatment Industry with additional experience in managing Export Accounts is a pre-requisite for this position.
  • This experience should equip the incumbent to aggressively sell programs based on value and prevent attrition of existing business through technical skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Chemical manufacturing industry related water treatment experience is also desired for this position.


The incumbent will be responsible for the following inter alia:

  • Maintaining and improving SHERQ performance to deliver targeted sales at the lowest possible risk to the company.
  •  Managing the sales account to execute the companies sales strategies   and meet stakeholder requirements to fund growth of the Company.
  • Identification of sales opportunities and closure on these with high quality written proposals and oral presentations.
  •  Effectively retaining and expanding business to grow sales and profit margins to achieve business objectives.
  • Providing meaningful and insightful technical service for key customers.
  • Ensuring the execution of an effective marketing strategy.
  • Leading, directing and managing teams to ensure they have clear direction, effective leadership and are well motivated and aligned.
  • Managing and implementing Continuous Improvement and other projects.
  • Travel and support business requirements in South Africa and outside of South Africa and when the need arises.
  • Coach and mentor fellow company associates on industry related applications.

Applicants must have done all of the following to be considered;


  • Technical knowledge of industry related chemistries, technologies and how they impact on customers processes.
  • Process chemistry selling experience will be a distinct advantage.
  • Continuity of chemical supply, inclusive of deliveries and housekeeping.
  • Have conducted site meetings/discussions with all levels of customers on site.
  • Strict adherence/compliance with customer standards/required results, chemical and plant related.
  • Budget and general administration.
  • Written service reports and discussed them in-depth with the customer
  • Have done internal service inspections of related equipment at customer’ site.
  • Have been exposed to the interpretation of water chemistry related to chemical application.
  • Have a proven track record in chemical application to cooling water systems, liquid solid separation, boiler water systems and other chemical application as required.
  • Have requisite skills to support any additional business that The company may have, and develop further business when opportunities arise.

Required Skills

  • waste water treatment : 2 to 3 years

Candidate Requirements

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please send through a copy of your MS Word doc CV,

Certified Copies of all qualifications, recent salary slip and ID doc.

All these documents needed for your application to be considered.


Candidates that do not meet the Minimum requirements will NOT be considered


Only applicants with a disability may apply for this specific position. This is in accordance the company’s employment equity plan.

Please provide a short description of your disability in your CV so that we can better understand your reasonable accommodation requirements as well as a signed medical note stating your disability by a medical practitioner.

Apply before Monday, June 8, 2020 - 6 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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