+-R42000 per month plus commission plus allowances
Job Location: South Africa
Our client is a developer and manufacturer of enzyme, probiotic, surfactant and other high-quality feed additives with sales, marketing and distribution networks covering Africa. They are seeking to recruit a Professional Technical Sales Manager to join their team to cover mainly South Africa however if good opportunities arise into Africa to be prepared to travel.
The Technical sales Manager will be the Key point of contact between the company and Customers. To take ownership for maximizing business volume through successful strategic planning, execution, and evaluation of key sales functions to enhance sustainable growth and profitability for the company.
Academic and Professional qualifications
PhD in Veterinary science or nutrition, or similar degree
Must be computer literate.
Good English language skills
At least 5-10 years working experience in similar position.
Organize field trials with existing and new products in South Africa.
Follow up with relevant authorities for product registration done by the Finnish registration team
Give technical advice and education to customers and sales force on feed formulation.
Identifying large scale business opportunities (Integrators like Piggery2 and Anca Chick etc.) , developing possible prospects, researching and analyzing sales options.
Supporting sales force in the East African region.
Identify design and sales problems, as well as devise elegant solutions.
Increase sales, currently is 1-2 FCL per year. Target in 3 years 10 FCL
Good cooperation with our agent Grayner Agencies and our team in Krossi, Finland
Excellent communication skills (written and Verbal)
Skilled in systems analysis and design.
Proven track record in Sales.
Attentive to details.
Strong team working and leadership skills.
Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills.
Kontak Recruitment is a Pastel Certified Recruiter which specializes in the recruitment of personnel on all career levels including the placement of temporary, contract as well as permanent staffing. We enjoy the personalized approach with regards to out candidates focusing on their needs and requirements as well as a personalized approach with our clients in delivering an excellent service.
Kontak Recruitment conducts business in an ethical and honest manner. We aim at building long term relationships that are to the mutual benefit of all parties. We offer a responsible and personalized service to clients and candidates. We encourage an employment environment that provides equal opportunities for all employees. All positions and applications remain confidential protecting the rights and interests of both the client and the candidates.
Our core focus is delivering a staffing solution in the niche fields of Pastel Consultants,finance as well as office support. As part of this service offering we include extensive reference and qualification checks as well as a criminal and credit check. Our focus is quality and we will present the most efficient and integrated ways of satisfying the skills need within the company.
Permanent staff placements – We strive to find the right fit and providing support to client and candidate during the first three months of the employment.
Temporary and Contract placements – We offer immediate access to staff on all levels on a flexible basis. Kontak Recruitment administers the payroll and all statutory returns.