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Account Manager - South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #12959
Job Location South Africa
Company Type Retail / Wholesale / FMCG
Job Role Account Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality RSA Citizen or Work Permit Required
Degree Degree

Job Description

South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client, a leader in the FMCG industry is currently looking for an Account Manager to join their team.

1. General.
1.1 Report to the Manager: Marketing and deliver service excellence to key customers in order to reach the goals of the company.
1.2 Embrace the values and leadership philosophy of the company.
1.3 Actively participate in the visual management systems to improve team performance.
1.4 Individual performance management.
1.5 Be able to act as back-up for the Manager: Marketing.
2. Operational.
2.1 Sales Function.
2.1.1 Effective, professional communication (verbal as well as written) with key clients to improve the customer experience.
2.1.2 Negotiating to achieve set target prices.
2.1.3 Obtain in-depth knowledge about the product range and specifications offered by the company.
2.1.4 Internal communication to ensure that expectations of customers are achieved.
2.1.5 Compile and execute the customer management plan.
2.2 Business development function.
2.2.1 Introduce new and potential customers to the company.
2.2.2 Tell the company’s story and strengthen the customers’ perception of the company.
2.2.3 Know the business of customers’ business to find new links to the products offered by the company.
2.2.4 Find new markets for existing and new products offered by the company.
2.2.5 Do desk research and gather market intelligence when needed.
2.3 Projects.
2.3.1 Explore and pursue trading opportunities.

Key Skills
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to collect, track, and analyze large amounts of data.
Adaptability and strong problem solving skills.
Excellent active listening skills.
Ability to build rapport and collaborate with others within the company and externally.
Understanding of consumer behaviors and industry trends.
Extensive, accurate product knowledge.

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

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Have you got a proven record of establishing and maintaining long-term relationships with your client base? Are you an excellent communicator in English and Afrikaans (French and German is a plus)? Do you have any Marketing experience?.

Additional Requirements

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