Area Sales Manager(Mpumalanga)

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Date Posted: 09-10-2017
Our client is a non-bank credit provider with a national footprint. They currently have a vacancy for an Area sales manager in Mpumalanga to take responsibility for business development and key account management with the building material suppliersin the region to increase/develop the incremental home loan division.
Please note that extensive traveling on a daily basis is required for this position.
Main duties:
  • To regularly interact with and visit all existing suppliers within the region.
  • To generate new business with building material suppliers
  • To present to prospective clients
  • To have sufficient knowledge of competitive products in the market place and pricing offered.
  • To provide the necessary training on the products
  • This position requires extensive travelling on a daily basis throughout the region, including rural areas. A few overnights away from home may be required each month.
 
Competencies:
  • Sales and Marketing Skills
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Relating and Networking
  • Writing and Reporting
  • Delivering Results
  • Meeting Customer Expectations
Knowledge and skills:
  • Self-confidence and interpersonal skills to interface with people at all levels
  • Pro-active individual.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Excellent organizing ability as well as sales and administrative skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment – flexibility and adaptability.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times (High level of integrity expected).
  • Ability to utilize available resources optimally.
  • Ability to work independently and deliver results and reach targets
Experience:
  • 3 years minimum relevant experience in sales, marketing and customer relationships.
  • Experience with sales in the building industry with suppliers of building material or financial services industry would be ideal.
Education:
  • Matric or NQF equivalent qualification is essential.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification will be advantage
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  1. Valid driver’s license is a requirement
  2. Willingness to travel on a daily basis
  3. Candidate must reside in Mpumalanga
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