Sales/Commercial Manager (Ref: KHSCM)
Remuneration: Market Related (With Benefits)

Position in the Manufacturing, Production and Trades sector in Cape Town - Western Cape
Posted On Tuesday 14 January 2020
Job Description:

A leader in low voltage electrical equipment, seeks a dynamic, motivated Sales/Commercial Manager for their Cape Town offices.

Please email applications to


Main job function

Oversee day-to-day operations and win new business

The ability to nurture relationships with clients throughout projects is crucial as well

This role involves developing and managing a cross-functional team with a variety of skills and experience, as well as collaborating with other departments

Identify opportunities to expand the business, including through partnerships, mergers and new markets

Analyze sales, marketing, finance and other reports to gain insights into how to improve performance and maximize growth

Develop accurate and consistent bids with the help of relevant departments

Maintain sustainable and productive relationships with existing clients

Manage daily operations, including employee training and development, contract negotiations and production planning

Assess risks involved with new initiatives, ensure deadlines are met and be ready to handle unexpected situations


Matric plus relevant Degree/Diploma

MBA would be added plus


Must have at least 5 years of experience in business development, customer management, sales or related field in similar environment

Strong communication, sales and presentation skills

Ability to multitask and prioritize projects

Superb negotiation capabilities

The ideal candidate should be excited about the opportunity to identify, pursue and capture new business opportunities

The candidate should have several years of experience in financial management of projects, putting together bids for new work and negotiating and agreeing to contracts

The successful applicant will have a track record of success in overseeing projects from inception to completion and identifying and mitigating risks involved

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 -