Commercial Manager

  • Permanent
  • Ref #399457MDL
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Agricultural
Employer Description

Leader in the Agricultural sector

Job Description

This Senior Commercial Manager role reporting to the General Manager is a challenging and exciting role, giving you the opportunity to show your abilities and attributes.

You will strategically plan and direct the Commercial and Sales & Marketing activities within the organisation in order to achieve the sales volume and profitability targets across all South African target market segments.

Your responsibilities:

  • Maximise business profitability across all targeted market segments
  • Budget and achieve the sales volumes
  • Build and maintain the Company – Customer interface and identify and build appropriate industry business partnerships
  • Continually analyse the key issues, resources and relationships within the industry and business in order to establish and steer the strategic direction of the business
  • Provide support, leadership and strategic direction for the Sales & Marketing team
  • Create an environment which encourages and allows quick and appropriate operational decision making in line with the organisational objectives
  • Drive the performance culture within the organisation
  • Customer visibility within the Sales Regions by having frequent interactions on the ground

Qualifications

  • Appropriate tertiary institution degree in Commerce and/or Business Management

Skills

You will have at least 5 years' experience in managing a Sales & Marketing team within the manufacturing and/or agricultural industry sectors at a Senior Level and have:

  • Strong Management & Interpersonal Skills
  • Strong Business Acumen, Market and Product Knowledge
  • Strong Commercial Forecasting and risk Analysis Skills
  • Strong Negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to travel to regions
  • Proficient in SAP

Salary / Package

R1.1mill (Neg)