Managing the sales department and team to reach individual as well as team targets.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a sales related environment with a proven track record
  • 5+ years’ experience in sales of manufactured goods into a retail environment
  • 5+ years’ experience in the sales of lifestyle products into a retail preferredRequired Qualifications:
  • Matric
  • NQF 5 National Diploma – Sales (Minimum qualification)
  • B-degree in Sales or related field on NQF level # 6 or higher (Preferred)Required Strengths:
  • In depth understanding of the sales environment and sales strategies
  • In depth understanding and knowledge of company manufactured products
  • In depth understanding of the supply and demand chain
  • In depth understanding of client / customer relationship management
  • Comprehensive understanding of the retail environment, both groups and independent
  • Comprehensive understanding of legal implications and requirements regarding commercial contracts, service level agreements and service contracts
  • Comprehensive understanding of documentary requirements during submission of proposals, tenders, service level agreements and contracts
  • Comprehensive understanding of building and maintaining customer relationships, dealing with customer complaints and customer enquiries
  • Comprehensive understanding of short- and long-term sales cycles
  • Comprehensive understanding of finance, accounting, and cost accounting to ensure maximization on profit margins and accurate forecasting
  • Comprehensive understanding of debtors, debt collection and all other processes related to the effective collection of revenue
  • Comprehensive understanding of all related legislation and ability to ensure compliance to relevant legislation (OHSA, BCEA, LRA, NCA, CPA, etc.)
  • Comprehensive understanding of economic and business concepts, and be able to assist in achieving both short-term and long-term sales strategies
  • Comprehensive understanding of fabrics, leather, fashion elements

Desired Skills:

  • Sales
  • Sales strategy
  • Management
  • Negotiating

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Diploma

About The Employer:

My client, a manufacturer in the retail space has a large footprint all over South Africa and is famous for their good quality products.

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Travel Allowance
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Commission
  • Store allowance

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