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Sales Trader - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #10033
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type Wholesale / FMCG
Job Role Sales Trader
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Entry Level
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA Citizen
Degree Diploma

Job Description

28Nov
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our Client is looking for a strong Trader to join their International sales department in Cape Town.


The successful applicant will report to the Sales Manager
This is an office based position, but periodic visits to customers in their respective regions including KZN and Eastern Cape will be expected
Sales
Maintain/develop sustainable relationships with existing/new customers
Actively pursue potentially profitable new markets and new customers
Analyse region/area/customer data in pursuit of potential opportunities
Meet/exceed sales targets - (including: Volume; GP; Value)
Monitor competitor activity (product/pricing) & adjust sales action plans accordingly
Continually improve customer service
Manage the supply chain - ensure suppliers, storage & transporters meet standards
Minimise the trading risk
Develop thorough industry/market knowledge
Keep abreast of all industry developments & trends (including: surplus, shortage, and change in regulations)
Operational Functions
Capture sales orders/purchase orders on the system.
Develop/maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders (Cold Stores, Transporters)
Assume full responsibilities for all sales concluded, from outset to final destination
Interact/follow-up with support departments regarding invoicing, stock customer payments etc.


Key Skills
A sound knowledge of imports/exports is required
Proven sales track record
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to harvest new business with existing customers
Ability to initiate business with new clients
Maintain an accurate and substantial customer database
Ability to take clear instruction and provide comprehensive feedback
Ability to work as part of a team and without supervision

  • Job Role: Sales Trader
  • Industry: Sales / Marketing / PR / Advertising
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Matric plus a minimum of 5 years’ experience in FMCG wholesale
Experience in the Meat industry will be an added advantage
Unendorsed RSA driver’s licence and own reliable transport
Clear criminal and credit record
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Additional Requirements

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