External Technical Sales Representative

Location: Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Date Posted: 12-07-2018
Job Description:
The External Technical Sales Representative is responsible for developing and executing sales strategies and tactics required to grow the company’s products sales in the region. He/she will be responsible for working with the clients Sales Team to support the overall objectives of the company. The External Technical Sales Representative is responsible for all sales, operational and administration functions of his/her region. This includes managing and growing new and existing customers. The External Technical Sales Representative main focus will be to grow sales. The External Technical Sales Representative will also manage customers problems, questions and concerns. He/she will coordinate with responsible personnel to provide timely and accurate feedback to customers and managers.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Create a strong preference for the Company’s products in the market.
  • Develop an annual strategic plan for accomplishing the company’s objectives.
  • Develop programs to grow market share in the region.
  • Achieve set sales goals.
  • Develop relationships with roll players in the region and be able to understand customer needs for irrigation products and services.
  • Educate and train customers on the benefits of the company’s products and solutions.
  • Assist and advise customers on technical product information.
  • Maintain inter departmental collaboration and communication.
  • Motivate, organize and encourage teamwork within the company to ensure that productivity targets are met. Collaborate with clients to identify and implement value added services.
  • Compile reports as requested from management.
  • Manage and partake in stock take actions.
  • Keep up to date with product knowledge and other training requirements as prescribed by management.
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations at all times.
  • Conduct ad-hoc tasks as requested by management.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Strong sales and administration skills required.
  • Strong knowledge of irrigation and the agriculture industry is essential.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Should be proficient in computer programs - administrative and designing programs.
  • Should be goal orientated.
  • Influencer and decision-making skills required.
  • Practical, hands-on approach needed.
  • Must be prepared to travel.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and develop a team required.
  • Professional people and communication skills required.
  • Must be able to work under pressure, accurately neat and organized.


Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Market Related Salary with Benefits              
  • Travel allowance
  • Commission
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Lukas Louw
Recruitment Associate
The CA Global Group
 
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