Business Development Manager – Johannesburg

Technical / Construction ~ Sales / Marketing / Communications
JHB North, Johannesburg – Gauteng

Business Development Manager – Johannesburg
R500 000 – R600 000 per annum neg. based on experience
Benefits :  Provident Fund + Medical Aid + Company Car and Fuel
Leading South African Metal Foundry seeks experienced and motivated Sales and Business development professional with a proven track record of successful trade and negotiation. Candidate must also have an established database of active clients for reference. Extensive knowledge of trade and industry for the sector highly advantageous.
 Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage regional  sales team
  • Ensure sales targets are reached
  • Ensure revenue growth for regional office
  • Ensure quality service and customer relations at all times
  • Manage existing client database
  • Technical liaison between Foundry and clients.
  • Assisting in quoting on new jobs for potential clients.
  • Promote business products and services  to potential clients
  • Generate new business leads in region and surrounding provinces
  • New business development in neighbouring African countries
 Experience & Qualifications
  • Valid Matric certificate
  • Tertiary qulaifications ( advantageous)
  • Sales and management experience (non negotiable) MIn 5-10 years
  • Foundry experience (advantageous)
  • Foundry related trade (advantageous)
  • Ability to read technical drawings (advantageous)
  • Proven sales track record essential
  • Active database of clients (not neccessarily industry specific)
  • Travel experience and cross border experience neccessary
Should you be interested in applying for this exciting opportunity, and you meet the minimum requirements then Affirmative Portfolios invites you to apply.   
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within 14 days of your application, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.