• Permament
  • Gauteng

Join us urgently as we seek an experienced Sales Manager for a leading manufacturer servicing the mining and heavy industry sector. We are on the lookout for a professional with a proven track record in external sales within the mining and/or heavy industry, managing existing client portfolios and establishing new accounts. Crucially, we are seeking an individual with knowledge and experience in cooling systems, ventilation systems, and/or industrial fans.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree/Diploma in Sales or Marketing.
  • Additional qualification in business/accounting or related would be a bonus.
  • At least 7-8 years of corporate sales experience with a strong track record of closing sizable deals with corporate clients.
  • Experience selling to sectors such as mining, foundries, construction, engineering, metalwork, and waste management.
  • Experience in developing and negotiating new sales opportunities.
  • From a product experience perspective – you need to have exposure to cooling systems, ventilation systems, and/or industrial fans. (non negotiable)
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and Power Point.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sales Planning: Effectively plan to maximize time negotiating with customers.
  • Forecast Planning & Management: Strategically manage and plan sales forecasts.
  • Customer Relations: Interact professionally to enhance the perceived value of the company.
  • New Business Development: Continuously strive to increase market share and customer base.
  • Maintain Excellent Relations: Foster strong relationships between the company and customer base.
  • Achieve Budgets and Profit Targets: Service and grow existing accounts, and establish new accounts to meet set targets.
  • Monitor Competition: Stay informed about marketplace information and competitors.
  • Assist in Product Development: Contribute to developing new products, recommending changes in products, services, and policies by evaluating results and competitive developments.

Location: The successful incumbent will primarily be based in East Rand, Gauteng, with a HYBRID Work Set Up.

Duration: Permanent.

If you are ready for a challenging role in a dynamic environment and possess knowledge and experience in cooling systems, ventilation systems, and/or industrial fans, we invite you to send us your detailed CV (in MS Word format) via email to info@sapientis.co.za (Ref: SM_ABC_GP). This is an opportunity to make a significant impact in the mining and heavy industry sector!