Commercial Manager (Ref: CFCM)
Remuneration: R40 – R45k

Position in the Financial sector in Mobeni - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Tuesday 26 April 2022
Job Description:

A national manufacturing company is looking for a Business-focussed Commercial Manager with experience in cost containment, budgeting and forecasting;

based in Durban. 

Main job function 

·        Business-focussed manager with experience in cost containment, budgeting and forecasting

·        Very detailed analyser of information, with the ability to make decisions and to prepare alternative cost solutions for business problems

·        Ability to interact with middle/senior managers, as well as customers and suppliers

·        Interpret market/economic trends and conditions and consider the effect these will have on costs and selling prices (eg. Electricity hikes, petrol price movements, international shipping cost trends)

·        Good negotiator

·        Manage a commercial team

·        Managing Raw material price database

·        Analyse estimated vs actual exchange rates


·        High numeracy and logic skills

·        Good negotiator

·        Team player

·        Logical & methodical

·        Detail-oriented

·        Good communication skills (written & spoken)

·        Commercial/finance degree or similar qualification

·        Very strong Microsoft Excel© ability

·        Good communication and report-writing abilities

·        Ability to present information in a logical and supported manner to customers for annual reviews

·        Ability to intercede between sales, finance, and the MD, in pricing and sales

·        Raw intelligence and common sense

·        Costing /estimating experience

·        Exposure to foreign exchange transactions advantageous

·        Worked with tender submissions/requirements advantageous

·        Cost management course would be positive advantageous

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