External Sales Representative (Ref: KHESR)
Remuneration: R20-R25k per month

Position in the Sales & Marketing sector in Upington - Northern Cape
Posted On Thursday 18 November 2021
Job Description:

Our client, a leading roofing manufacture, seeking External Sales Rep with operations management responsibilities to promote their full basket of products and grow the business

Please email application through to

Duties and Responsibilities (include but not limited too)

Ensure increased customer awareness and maintain/increase market share

Ensure optimal growth by providing excellent customer service

Meet and improve annual budgets – inherit requirement

Client queries are responded to timeously.

Deliveries are followed up on whenever necessary.

Written (typed) quotations are provided to customers.

Customers are visited on a regular basis.

Ensure customer credit limits are in line with budgeted sales.

Frequent calling on customers (visits)

Assist tender pricing when in office

Analyze customer needs by reporting on calls made to customers and submit to the branch manager on a weekly basis

Assist with follow up on orders in the factory (backlog report) and communicate progress to customers

Check material availability when quoting

Assist to maintain customer pricelists and customer data base

Assist with monthly material forecast

Assist customers with cutting lists / drawing office requests

Assist with credit applications and rep reports for the debtors department

Assist with the resolve of customer complaints

Assist customer with technical info, brochure and installation procedures

General admin / own filing

Assist with additional tasks as requested by management from time to time

Uphold the company’s code of ethics

Ensure that subordinates are productive

Put the systems in place and manage systems going forward

Ensure that staffing requirements are met

Supervising and motivating the team of workers

Ensure that all legal obligations are met



Degree or Diploma in Sales and Marketing

Civil/Structural Engineering degree added advantage



Minimum 2 years’ experience in a production environment with a progressive company

Excellent computer skills and proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook Microsoft Packages

Production Management experience will be an advantage

Syspro experience is preferred

Valid Driver’s licence is essential

Minimum 10 years Sales Rep experience is essential

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Good knowledge of reading and interpreting architectural and structural drawings

Must be able to actively negotiate and communicate with all customers

Sound knowledge of South African roof sheeting industry is preferred

Must be able to work independently

Must be able to work under pressure

Must be able to do extensive travelling





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 Kay Henderson