Area Sales Channel Manager (Gauteng)

Closing Date: 26 April 2019

Key Performance Areas: The successful candidate will report to the National Channel Manager and primarily be responsible for the management of strategic key private label accounts in the Gauteng area. The job holder will be expected to maintain and grow relationships within the region at both a DC, Buyer and store level thereby driving the achievement of sales volumes and pricing targets across the basket of products. Interfacing with SPAR sales agents to ensure that our products are effectively distributed and merchandised to improve forward share and achieve CATMAN execution requirements. Provide input and support to sales forecasting and logistical supply chain processes to ensure on time delivery is achieved. Compile weekly and monthly feedback reports and price surveys with supporting analysis and interpretation, and attend to product quality issues.

Knowledge and Skills: The ideal candidate will have a relevant tertiary qualification. A minimum of 5 years retail FMCG sales experience as a senior sales representative or similar level with a successful track record of interaction with retail buyers will be required. Key accounting, preferably with exposure to the SPAR Group and a working knowledge of its operations and fundamental business principles will be advantageous. The candidate must be willing to travel within the region. Be a highly skilled communicator and negotiator and ensure customer service excellence is executed at all times in a proactive manner. The ability to work independently in a self-disciplined manner to deliver operational and administrative sales objectives is a prerequisite.

* Please note: Statement of results is not accepted, please submit a certified copy of the original Senior Certificate, ID and relevant qualifications.

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