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Key Account Manager - South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #12358
Job Location South Africa
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Key Account Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Any
Degree

Job Description

24Nov
South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client is seeking a highly proficient Key Accounts Manager to drive sales into Townships Wholesalers through effective relationships with Independent Wholesalers in order to optimize the potential of the business.


The incumbent will have up to date knowledge of pricing of a number of Independent Wholesalers and their product availability across the brands of a strategic Supplier’s range.
The incumbent will report to the Supplier Development Manager.
Drive sales into Townships Wholesalers through effective relationships with Independent Wholesalers.
Build a broad range of a strategic Supplier’s products in Township Wholesalers in area of responsibility
Have up to date knowledge of pricing of a number of Independent Wholesalers and their product availability across the strategic Supplier’s range
Build trust and manage mutually beneficial relationships with Independent- and Township Wholesalers
Deliver sales in and sales out targets as determined
Responsible for numeric distribution by SKU.
Ensure stock availability at Independent Wholesalers to enable sales
Act as expert on a strategic Supplier’s products, product insights and pricing
Liaising with supervisors to manage performance in area of responsibility.
Through close relationships and day-to-day involvement in your area of responsibility, act as pro-active information source to Management on competitor information and activity>


Key Skills
Excellent writing and communication skills in English
Presentable and professional
Time and priority management
Consultative sales skills to soft sell intangible benefits, thereby deriving income.
Results and solutions driven; high work ethic, persuasive, determined, energetic, self-starter.
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
Demonstrates a high level of integrity.
Effective trouble shooting, problem solving and organizational skills.
Able to handle frequent interruptions, meet tight deadlines, and handle conflict in an effective manner.

  • Job Role: Key Account Manager
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Successfully completed Grade 12.
Relevant 3-year National Diploma or Degree will be advantageous.
At least 5 years proven experience in Key Accounts Management in FMCG industry
At least 3 years’ experience in Key Accounts Management in township markets.
Proven Sales skills with focus on efficiencies and targets
Computer literacy with good working knowledge of MS Office suite
Strong analytical ability and interpretation of trends and market developments
Reliable own transport

Additional Requirements

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