Our client is an international investment and trading company with interest in the industrial minerals, chemicals, agriculture, and fertilizer markets. With respect to their growing organization, they are recruiting a Fertilizer Salesperson. The purpose of the position is to grow the overall market share of fertilizer products. The position requires high energy and a proactive go-getter.
Organizes and follows sales activities.
Monitors distributors, customers, demands, orders.
Effectively manages business activities with customers (establishing relationships, strengthening existing relationships, relationship continuity).
Prepares and keeps customer database.
Follows up payments and pre-payments for orders; provides coordination of delivery with operation and finance teams.
Prepares price proposals.
Organizes the delivery of sample products.
Effectively negotiates commercial terms with customers.
Follow-up the market (Products, opportunities, competitors, new suppliers, new customers etc.)
Identifies potential markets and potential customers in the region
Communicates effectively with other members of the sales team and the organization
Location (country, city): Sandton, Gauteng
Job Qualification & Experience:
Matric / Gr 12
Any tertiary education is an advantage
A minimum of 2 years sales experience in Fertilizer sector is an absolute requirement and any knowledge in one or more of these industries is suitable:
· Industrial Chemicals
· Mining Chemicals
· Textile Chemicals
· Construction Chemicals
· Water Treatment Chemicals
· Pharma Chemicals
· Food Ingredient Chemicals
· Detergent Chemicals
· Cosmetics Chemicals
· Plastic Additives / Masterbatch
Fluent in English
Excellent command of MS Office applications
Strong analytical skills, strategic and customer focused mindset
Effective in internal and external communication and across various cultures
Team player, solution oriented, multi-tasking and flexible
Advanced planning, organization, and coordination skills
Knowledge of logistics and operations
Knowledge to selling across the African Continent
An understanding of import/export principles
This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.
Fertilizer Salesperson – Sandton, Gauteng – Ref: 1208021-7
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