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Key Account Manager

Paints and Coatings
East Rand

Key Acc Man who has exp selling raw materials into the paints and coatings industry req for well-known raw material supplier. The role would include both the management of existing clients and business development as well as purchasing of raws. Formulation exp of paints and coatings essential. Should you have any queries, call Antoinette or Bianca on 0861 FENRIS (336747).

Strategically managing a portfolio of customers.
Strategically managing a portfolio of specialty and commodity raw materials.
Price negotiations at senior levels at customers.
Sending out price adjustment letters as needed.
Promotion of company products and image.
Key Account Management.
New business development.
Technical presentations at customers on new product launches or as needed.
Industry or market knowledge within the Homecare, Industrial and Paint & Coatings markets.
Collating and submitting of market surveys.
Growing customer base year on year in terms of volume, revenue and margins.
Attending conference and training as needed.
Responsible for forecasting on a monthly basis.
Manage a complete range of commodity raw materials from purchasing to selling.
General administration of call reports, updating of CRM database, etc.

BSc Microbiology/Chemistry or National Diploma in Life Science discipline.
Minimum of 5 years sales experience selling raw materials/ingredients within the Chemical industry.
Must have sound understanding of pricing structures.
Must have formulation experience within the Paint & Coatings industry.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Jnr Technical Sales Representative


Well known and stable co has a vacancy for the above mentioned. The incumbent will be responsible for the growth of revenue in the category by building relationships, providing technical support and assisting with trials when required. Should you have any queries, call Antoinette or Salomie on 0861 FENRIS (336747).

Identify new customers, develop and promote sales to them by presenting the range of products available.
Offer prompt, effective technical support to customers according to a call plan in order to maintain existing business and close customer
contact, resolve customer queries or complaints and develop new markets.
Promote new products to both existing and potential customers.
Assist with product trials when required to do so by customers.
Compile a detailed monthly report for the supervising Business Manager.
Achieve budgeted sales and margins as defined annually.
Obtain, record and update detailed information on the usage of products by customers.
Ensure that updated prices are communicated to customers.
Report on market activities and competitor activity to the Business Manager in accordance with the company’s Reporting Procedure.
Follow up bad debts under direction from Accounts department.
Carry out administration duties.

Tertiary qualification in Agro/Animal Feed preferable
Ideally competent in Microsoft Office.
Min one year recent sales experience of Agrochemical or Animal Feed ingredients / raw materials.
Drivers' license essential.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Business Manager

Environmental Science
East Rand

Business manager who has a min of 5 yrs exp in the Environmental Science or related sectors req for multinational leader in Agriculture. The 
successful incumbent will manage the division from sales through to delivery of product. Should you have any queries, call Antoinette or Salomie
on 0861 FENRIS (336747).

Leads the South Africa commercial organisation in income & profit generation. Set targets, generates income and work across the 
organisation to manage delivery of commercial benefits. Pursues new business opportunities and manages functions such as, employee activities and evaluations, and other matters that relate to a company's operations. Devise and ensure the implementation of the commercial strategies in South Africa with the goal to sell through direct to customers & sub-distributors. Supports all activities relating to Technical Product Development, Sustainable Development (PTT initiatives), product stewardship, product defense, technical issues, product and solution provision training & advice to all stakeholders as the technical expert.
Support the introduction new product developments to the market
Management of/and responsibility, for full P&L, including Sales, IMI II, CODB (cost of doing business), IMIV (Integrated Marginal Income V) and working capital management for the designated business area.
Develop, manage and maintain business relationships with direct customers, Key sub-distributors, key account customers and their sales agent network in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana & Swaziland.
Define & implement Sales plans and implement marketing activity plans, and contribute in the development of overall medium to long term marketing activation plans by Market segment.
Manage, lead & develop sales team & sales support structure in South Africa.
In conjunction with Supply Chain, manage the relationship & efficiency of logistics service provider – UTI.
Leads the technical expertise & product development department.
Effectively lead, manage and co-ordinate South Africa team & business activities.
Increase sales and profitability of business in the South Africa region and increase market share in existing and potential markets. 
Achievement of sales cost of doing business (CODB) and IMI V working capital objectives in the region.

A recognised formal Business Management qualification – BCom, MBA or equivalent
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in sales and/or marketing of which at least 5 years should be within the Environmental Science, Pest industry in South Africa or international markets.
Good understanding of logistics, i.e. forecasting, procurement, production and physical distribution.
Proven interpersonal and leadership skills to ensure positive relations with decision makers from different cultural backgrounds and business environments.
Strong analytical, problem-solving and negotiation skills

Only shortlisted candidates will be required.


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Brand Manager

Environmental Science
East Rand

Multinational co has a vacancy for the abovementioned who will manage the long-term marketing strategies and operational marketing activities as well as the development and delivery of an integrated marketing strategy including all product management related aspects in order to achieve the financial results of the BU. Should you have any queries contact Antoinette or Bianca on 0861 FENRIS (336747).

Meet marketing and sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing profitability; initiating corrective actions.
Lead and collaborate with the cross-functional team in order to develop the annual marketing plan, specifically: sales forecasts (taking
into consideration past history, market trends, competitive activity and required sales effort).
Allocation of expenses (taking into consideration stage in product life cycle, potential for future growth and profit contribution,
potential competitors), required sales promotion programme (taking into consideration marketing strengths relative to competitors, selling
opportunities and customers’ needs and attitudes) and the marketing materials needed to accomplish the goals.
Develop appropriate promotional materials and campaigns to ensure the success of the overall strategy.
Build relationships with both internal and external members of the extended brand team involved in the marketing strategy, as defined by the marketing excellence programme (e.g.,PDRA, Manufacturing, advertising agencies etc.).
Develop ongoing liaison with thought leaders, professional societies and other organisations to ensure significant developments in the
relevant fields are identified and monitored and to gain knowledge of customer needs and develop strategies that are customer centric.
Provide assistance with preparation of submissions to tender boards where applicable.
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks;
participating in professional organizations.
Ensure that all activities are in accordance with compliance standards.
This position has primary responsibility for managing the marketing and sales administration function, operational performance reporting, streamlining processes and systems wherever possible, and advising senior management on maximising business relationships and creating an environment where customer service can flourish in order to build and maintain a high performance integrated organization to effectively achieve business objectives.

B Sc Honours or Equivalent
Ability to travel in Sub Saharan Africa
3-5 Years’ Knowledge and Experience in either the FMCG Forestry and IVM Market
Experience in presenting Business review data at Divisional and management meetings.

Only shortlisted candidates will be required.


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Technical Sales Representative - Wine

Cape Town

Technical Sales Representative who has a BSc Chemistry/Food Science/Oenology and has experience selling into the food/wine industry required for well established raw material supplier in Cape Town.Should you have any queries, call Antoinette or Salomie on 0861 FENRIS (336747), if you have any queries.

Strengthen and expand business with existing and new client base.
Key account management and sales support within a varied portfolio of customers in the food, mining, construction and horticultural industries.
Promote current & new product range.
Actively develop new business and be prepared to invest time in promoting the product range to new customers.
Provide hands-on customer service.
Develop and execute sales & marketing plans.
Manage customer prices and margins, within set company parameters.
Monthly and annual sales reports and presentations.
Maintain and update price lists and implement price increases.

Chemical, Food Science or Oenology tertiary qualification.
Sales experience in industrial sales.
Experience in the filtration industry will be advantageous, along with wine additives and ingredients.
Previous experience in selling principle driven products.
Capable of maintaining existing customer relationships and developing new customers.
Comfortable with presenting to customers across multiple levels and present accurate reports in English.
Valid driver’s license.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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