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Meat Sales Trader - Durban, South Africa

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Job Details

Job ID: #8633
Job Location Durban, South Africa
Company Type Wholesale/FMCG
Job Role Meat Sales Trader
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R16 000 to R18 000p/m

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 8
Residence Location Durban, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African work permits or residency.
Degree Relevant Degree

Job Description

Durban, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Recruiting for an experienced Meat Sales Trader with a drive to reach monthly targets in Durban.

Ensure effective trading (sourcing, buying and selling) by actively dealing with existing and new customers in the retail and wholesale environment, specifically focussing on generating new and increased business and sales.
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
Maintain/develop sustainable relationships with existing/new customers
Actively pursue potentially profitable new markets and new customers
Analyze 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
Minimize 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<br

  • Job Role: Meat Sales Trader
  • Industry: Retail / Wholesale / FMCG
  • Salary: R16 000 to R18 000p/m

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Minimum of between 5 and 10 years’ experience in the retail/ wholesale food environment
Must have experience in the food industry, preferably meat/chicken products.
Sound administrative knowledge/experience essential.
Computer literacy essential.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and customer relations skills essential.
Own reliable transport as traveling is involved.

Additional Requirements

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