Business Development Manager (Ref: CFBDM)

Position in the Sales sector in Pinetown - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Thursday 14 April 2022
Job Description:

A large well established manufacturing company is looking for a Business Development / Sales Manager based in Pinetown, Durban. 

Main job function

• Lead sales team members to achieve sales targets

• Working with other relevant managers to develop national sales strategy

• Monitor and analyse performance metrics and suggest improvements

• Establish productive and professional relationships with key personnel in assigned     

   customer accounts

• Provide timely and effective solutions aligned with clients’ needs

• Coordinating the gathering of market intelligence covering competitors' products and

   sales strategies

• Monitoring sales and expense performance, and initiating corrective action where


• Monitoring and reporting on the performance of dealers and distribution channels

• Negotiate and close agreements with new business and large customers

• Negotiating major deals and maintaining key customer contacts

• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sales forecasts

• Stay up to date with new product launches and ensure sales team members are on board

• Perform research and identify new potential customers and new market opportunities

• Develop and implement effective sales strategies

• Developing a budget, and regularly reporting actual performance to the budget, with variance analyses and revised projection


·        At least 10 years of related sales / marketing experience.

·        South African Retail Environment

·        Export/Africa

·        Collection’s building, costings, pricings, strategies

·        Brand Management

·        Sales

·        Manage External Sales team

·        Ability to communicate effectively, openly and honestly.

·        Ability to work in a matrix organisation.

·        Proficiency in MS Office applications, particularly Excel.

·        Ability and willingness to work in a diverse Environment.


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Catherine Fforde