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Meat Trader - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9093
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Meat Trader
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R20 000 - R32 000 pm

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Entry Level
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African work permits or residency.
Degree Relevant Degree or Diploma

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: On Hold

Our client is looking for an experienced Meat Trader to join their team.

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 the outset to the final destination.
Interact/follow-up with support departments regarding invoicing, stock customer payments, etc.

Key Skills
Experience in the fish and seafood industry will be an added advantage
A sound knowledge of imports/exports is required
Proven sales track record
Preference will be given to candidates currently trading in the meat industry, who have an existing customer base.
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
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Job Role: Meat Trader
  • Industry: Sales / Marketing / PR / Advertising
  • Salary: R20 000 - R32 000 pm

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Matric plus a minimum of 5 years’ experience in FMCG wholesale
RSA driver’s license and own reliable transport

Additional Requirements

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