We are searching for a highly motivated and results-oriented Commercial Officer to join the dynamic team at a leading telecommunications company. In this crucial role, you will play a pivotal role in driving revenue growth by transforming sales opportunities into signed, sealed contracts.

What You’ll Do:

  • Contract Expertise: Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex commercial contracts and agreements. Your keen eye for detail will ensure all legal and commercial considerations are addressed.
  • Deal Closer: Utilizing your strong negotiation skills, you’ll finalize contracts and close deals, driving sales and profitability.
  • Contract Management Master: You’ll manage the entire contract lifecycle, from creation to execution and renewal, ensuring compliance with internal policies and regulations.
  • Sales Team Support: Provide valuable support to our sales team by preparing proposals, tenders, and order forms. Your knowledge of the telecommunications sector will be invaluable.
  • Compliance Champion: You’ll be the guardian of compliance, ensuring all contracts adhere to local laws and internal governance processes.
  • Team Player: Collaborate effectively with internal teams (Sales, Legal, Finance, Operations) to secure approvals and finalize agreements efficiently.


To be successful, you’ll possess:

  • A minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry.
  • An applicable Degree (preferably in business or law).
  • Contract Management Certification and other relevant legal certifications (advantageous).
  • Demonstrated expertise in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts and agreements.
  • Strong negotiation skills with a proven track record of closing deals.
  • Excellent written and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Proficiency in Salesforce.com and contract management tools.


This role offers:

  • The opportunity to play a key role in securing new business and driving revenue growth.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment.
  • The chance to develop your expertise in commercial contracting within the telecommunications sector.

  • Location: Johannesburg North, Gauteng
  • Duration: 6 months contract (conversion to permanent depending on performance)

Do you thrive in the fast-paced world of telecommunications? Are you a master negotiator with a keen eye for detail? If you are up for the challenge and would like to know more, kindly confirm your interest and send a detailed CV (in MS Word format) to info@sapientis.co.za (Reference CMO_CH_G)