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Main Market Sales Representative - Nelspruit Reference No: 1776089383 | Nelspruit, South Africa | Posted on: 16 May 2024

Introduction Our client in the FMCG industry is seeking a Sales Representative. The Sales Representative will be responsible for the execution of sales initiatives and the achievement of distribution and volume targets within a geographical area in core and / or main market (including urban and/or township areas). Duties & Responsibilities Maximize visibility of relevant SKUs and brand communication to the consumer by executing the required merchandising principals in each outlet. Negotiate the listing of all key SKUs in the allocated outlets in the area to ensure the agreed distribution targets are met. Prevent any possible out-of-stock situations and drive the company's volume targets by ensuring adequate stock, understaffing, and utilizing provided tools at retailers/wholesalers in the area. Drive price relativity with key competitor brands in the allocated outlets at outlet-level through negotiations. Execute the implementation of national and/or regional programs/agreements at outlet-level as per business targets and program/agreement mechanics through negotiation. Foster true partnerships in the allocated outlets in the area, aiming for a triple win (the company, customer, consumer) by building in-trade relationships. Assist the business in decision making by collecting, interpreting, and providing feedback on trade and industry information. Fulfil any other tasks required by the business. Desired Experience & Qualification Diploma / other relevant education in Sales Minimum 2 years of FMCG experience Fluency in English Proficiency in MS Office In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate for this role should reside in the Nelspruit area. They should be prepared to travel long distances as part of their duties and be willing to spend time away from home when required by business needs. The ability to work effectively under pressure is crucial, as is a strong sense of teamwork and collaboration. Package & Remuneration Market Related with benefits
Salary: Negotiable

Main Market Sales Representative - Nelspruit Reference No: 3616422379 | Nelspruit, South Africa | Posted on: 15 May 2024

Introduction Our client in the FMCG industry is seeking a Sales Representative. The Sales Representative will be responsible for the execution of sales initiatives and the achievement of distribution and volume targets within a geographical area in core and / or main market (including urban and/or township areas). Duties & Responsibilities Maximize visibility of relevant SKUs and brand communication to the consumer by executing the required merchandising principals in each outlet. Negotiate the listing of all key SKUs in the allocated outlets in the area to ensure the agreed distribution targets are met. Prevent any possible out-of-stock situations and drive the company's volume targets by ensuring adequate stock, understaffing, and utilizing provided tools at retailers/wholesalers in the area. Drive price relativity with key competitor brands in the allocated outlets at outlet-level through negotiations. Execute the implementation of national and/or regional programs/agreements at outlet-level as per business targets and program/agreement mechanics through negotiation. Foster true partnerships in the allocated outlets in the area, aiming for a triple win (the company, customer, consumer) by building in-trade relationships. Assist the business in decision making by collecting, interpreting, and providing feedback on trade and industry information. Fulfil any other tasks required by the business. Desired Experience & Qualification Diploma / other relevant education in Sales Minimum 2 years of FMCG experience Fluency in English Proficiency in MS Office In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate for this role should reside in the Nelspruit area. They should be prepared to travel long distances as part of their duties and be willing to spend time away from home when required by business needs. The ability to work effectively under pressure is crucial, as is a strong sense of teamwork and collaboration. Package & Remuneration Market Related with benefits
Salary: Negotiable

Junior Inventory Controller - Fourways Reference No: 1178626961 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 14 May 2024

Introduction Are you passionate about the intricacies of inventory management and seeking an opportunity to showcase your skills in a dynamic industry? Look no further! Join a leading beverage manufacturer, who is currently seeking a dedicated Junior Inventory Controller to play a vital role in maintaining and optimizing their inventory operations. If you're a detail-oriented individual with exceptional organizational abilities and a knack for effective communication, then you should apply. In this role, you'll have the chance to leverage your expertise in inventory management practices while collaborating closely with vendors and suppliers to uphold the quality standards of stock purchases. Duties & Responsibilities Responsible for accurate stock reconciliation of all storage locations on a daily basis. Prepare KPI reports. Ensure product availability at all locations always. Assisting with GRV’s on finished goods and raw materials. In charge of coordinating weekly cycle counts at all locations. Responsible for real-time updates of Syspro transactions. Maintain accurate records of inventory, including cycle counts. Inform logistics manager about all stock situations/issues for necessary actions to be taken when needed. Control over customer invoices. Desired Experience & Qualification Matric/ Grade 12 Certificate. 1-2 years’ experience in an Inventory/Warehouse Management environment working in Inventory Control (Preferred). Ability to perform (root cause) analyses. PC literate with ADVANCED Excel Skills (non-negotiable). Ability to organize workload. Ideally to be in possession or studying towards a related tertiary education qualification (Supply Chain Management). Analytical thinking ability Excellent communication skills Package & Remuneration 120 - 180K p/a
Salary: R100000 to R150000

Area Sales Manager - Direct Selling (Fixed Term Contract) Reference No: 2938421928 | Thohoyandou, South Africa | Posted on: 13 May 2024

Introduction Our Client, a global consumer products company based in Bryanson is seeking an Area Sales Manager to join their team. The Area Sales Manager is responsible for his/her designated area & overall business results for the Limpopo region; driving KPIs through the management of sales division, the understanding of the area needs, and the collaboration with service areas to meet company's sales targets. The position’s objective is to produce profitable, measurable, and sustained growth in sales, productivity, recruitment, and retention, among other key performance indicators for the company in the area Specific Accountabilities: Hire, nurture, educate, and mentor Sales Representatives within the designated geographical regions. Track and manage Representatives’ Sales performance daily in line with the organization’s targets. Manage direct reports, focused on developing specific area per area. Follow up with strategies, actions and track results. Provide consistent and motivated leadership and direction to all staff as well as Sales Representatives. Establish and sustain open communication channels while cultivating relationships with Sales Representatives. This aims to gain insights into regional and customer trends, identify potential areas for growth, and collaboratively devise strategic plans to capitalize on these opportunities. Collaborate with Sales Representatives to successfully achieve organizational goals. Obtain buy-in from Sales Representatives on strategies and initiatives to attract and recruit new consultants, activate and retain them, and develop field leadership. Implement the strategies, plans, and programs within the area. Identify rising Sales Representatives who show potential to progress to the next leadership level to understand their best practices and support their growth and cascade these into the overall Sales division. Analyze campaign information and devise a clear communication plan both in a physical and digital environment. Identifying underperformance and constantly coach and develop individuals to improve their performance Utilizing data to formulate strategic business plans in partnership with the company's leadership. Analysing regions to identify prospects for recruiting new talent. Spearheading the shift from the existing approach to a novel direct-to-sales rep model Desired Experience & Qualification A matric certificate is required; however, preference will be given to candidates with a relevant degree in Sales, Marketing, or Business Administration. 5 – 7 years of Sales Experience in direct selling is mandatory. Minimum of 3 years of experience managing an independent Sales team. Proven experience in working with and influencing people. Strong interpersonal skills are essential. Excellent verbal and communication skills are a must. Ability to interact effectively with staff, sales team, and company leadership. Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced environment. Proven record of being a self-starter and accomplishing targets. Strong understanding of business acumen. Ability to manage different locations over a large geographical area. Valid driver's license and own car are prerequisites. Ability and willingness to work over weekends is expected.
Salary: Negotiable

Finance Manager Reference No: 2334432790 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 10 May 2024

Introduction A well established FMCG company is looking for a Finance Manager. Reporting the Finance Director SEA (South East Africa), you will be accountable for the management, control and reporting of the Financial Accounting Department, Annual Statutory Financial Statements, Company Tax and Insurance. Enforcement internal and external financial policies and procedures and Corporate Governance. Duties & Responsibilities Financial Business Reporting: Verify and substantiate Credit Control. Approve Accounts Payable Templates. Approve Weekly Treasury File (Cash Flow Management). Internal Financial Corporate Reporting. Submit Corporate Insurance Packages and Ensure Comprehensive Business Cover. Liaise with and Report for SA Reserve Bank & Statistics SA. Ensure business decisions are based on reliant financial information, timeous payments, and reducing company risk. Annual Statutory Financial Statements: Prepare Statutory Annual Financial Statements for the South Africa business. Stay Abreast of International Financial Reporting Requirements. Liaise with External Auditors for the Year End Audit & Independent Review. Ensure a true reflection of annual consolidated financial information & all financial deadlines are met. Company Tax: Prepare and monitor Company Corporate Tax. Calculate Provisional and full-year Tax. Prepare Entity's Tax Schedules. Check accuracy of Tax Returns. Confirm Submission of Tax Returns. Report on Entities' Tax Compliance. Responsible for Annual Country-by-Country and Japanese Controlled Foreign Companies Reporting. Ensure Legislative requirements in respect of Transfer Pricing are met, including Entity's Local File Information. Ensure Compliance with Tax Legislation. Corporate Governance: Enforce Segregation of Duties & Identify opportunities Annual MRI 7 Verifications. Execute Management WalkThrough for JSOX and Swiss SOX. Meet Know-your-Customer (KYC) Requirements. CIPC Submissions. Minimize Business Risk. Special projects: Execute and manage identified Projects. Compile project plans. Monitor the process. Approve and sign off. Ensure that the Group complies consistently with international specifications. Backup, to check and confirm, People & Culture Department's Salary Related Calculations. Desired Experience & Qualification Skills: Strategic insight Communication skills Management of financial resources Financial skills Coaching and counselling Negotiation skills Planning and organising People management Project management Decision making Analysis & Problem solving skills Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting Management reporting Technical accounting ERP and related applications literacy Time management Interpersonal skill SAP / Product Costing Applications Minimum Requirements BComm Hons Acc & CIMA; CA (SA) 3-5 years of Financial Management experience, whereof the last 2 years as part of the Senior Management Team Computer Literacy — Microsoft Office Suite, SAP ERP (Preferred)  
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Advertising Account Manager Reference No: 1489029446 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 09 May 2024

Introduction Join a dynamic team and play a pivotal role in revolutionizing the advertising landscape through an innovative exchange platform. This platform empowers brands to exchange unsold products for valuable advertising space, bolstering their market presence throughout Southern Africa. Over the last two years, this initiative has contributed over R21 million in products to charitable causes, while also boosting marketing budgets by over R155 million. As a Senior Advertising Account Manager, your primary objective will be to drive revenue generation, aiming for an annual target of R5 million. Additionally, you will oversee the distribution of R35 million in products, with a significant portion allocated to charitable endeavors, ranging from R7 million to R10 million through this initiative. In this role, you will spearhead new business opportunities and nurture key client relationships to meet and exceed these ambitious targets. Duties & Responsibilities New business development. Manage and expand relationships with key clients, ensuring their advertising needs are met and they receive exceptional service. Design and implement effective advertising campaigns that align with client goals and deliver measurable results. Collaborate with internal teams to craft creative strategies and concepts. Regularly monitor and report on campaign performance, making adjustments as necessary to enhance outcomes. Identify and leverage opportunities for account growth, including upselling additional services. Maintain a comprehensive understanding of industry trends and best practices to stay ahead in the market. Desired Experience & Qualification A minimum of 5 years' experience in advertising account management. Extensive knowledge of various advertising platforms, including TV, radio, outdoor, and online. Exceptional communication and presentation skills. A proven track record in managing large client accounts and achieving significant advertising sales. Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and meet challenging deadlines. A bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, or related fields is advantageous. Package & Remuneration 240-420k P/A
Salary: Negotiable

Sales Manager (Remote) Reference No: 299487864 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 06 May 2024

Introduction Our client, specializing in revolutionizing the design and production of cutting-edge testing solutions, is seeking a Sales Manager to join there team. As experts in the field, they tackle a diverse array of physical properties, from assessing tensile and compressive strength to intricate torque testing, textiles analysis, and real-world dynamics simulations. As the Sales Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving business growth through the development and execution of robust sales strategies. You will lead our efforts in managing the sales pipeline, engaging with potential and existing customers, and ensuring the successful closure of sales opportunities. Your expertise in AI technologies and packaged AI consulting services will be instrumental in understanding client needs and effectively positioning our offerings to drive innovation. Duties & Responsibilities Sales Strategy Development: Craft and implement sales strategies aligned with the company's growth targets and technology consulting strategy. Pipeline Management: Oversee the entire sales pipeline, from lead generation to deal closure. Nurture potential leads and maintain a steady flow of prospects across various stages of the sales process. Customer Engagement: Actively engage with customers throughout the sales journey. Cultivate strong relationships with key decision-makers, understand their needs and challenges, and position the company's consulting services effectively to address them. Budget and Resources Management: Effectively manage the sales budget and allocate resources within the team to support the strategy for success. Reporting and Analysis: Regularly report on sales activities and outcomes, offering insights and recommendations for continuous improvement. Utilize appropriate tools to track performance and analyze customer interactions to facilitate proactive decision-making. Market and Competitor Analysis: Stay abreast of market trends, emerging technologies, and competitor strategies. Adapt and enhance sales tactics, particularly in the rapidly evolving AI landscape. Team Collaboration: Collaborate closely with consulting leads to ensure a cohesive approach to client management and stay informed about the services offered by the team. If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for technology and a knack for translating complex solutions into compelling value propositions, we encourage you to join us in shaping the future of physical properties testing solutions. Desired Experience & Qualification Minimum Matric/N3 is required. Tertiary education in a relevant field At least 5 years' experience in driving growth within a B2B business and experience in this type of role. Package & Remuneration Market Related
Salary: Negotiable

Sales Representative (Main Market- Polokwane) Reference No: 3465925612 | Polokwane, South Africa | Posted on: 06 May 2024

Summary A reputable distributor of premium alcohol brands, is currently seeking a Sales Representative - Main Market. The client is specifically interested in an individual who exemplifies collaborative and leadership teamwork, maintains a professional approach, and draws inspiration from creativity. The Sales Representative will ensure the effective implementation of the company’s sales strategy in Polokwane (to be based of Polokwane) – Covering areas such as Tzaneen and Thohoyandou. The incumbent will service outlets in both the on-trade and off-trade within the indicated area. Duties & Responsibilities Brand Availability and Sales Volumes: Strategically attain channel-specific availability targets. Ensure precise execution of brand availability across channels. Elevate brand equity as a primary catalyst for all initiatives and engagements. Innovate to amplify sales volume. Channelize brand prioritization to maximize volume. Promotions and Brand Visibility: Execute promotions in alignment with brand equity standards. Channelize promotions for optimal brand-channel synergy. Implement the National Promotions Strategy meticulously. Monitor and optimize promotion ROI. Enhance brand visibility via imagery, displays, uniforms, menus, and merchandising. Operational Excellence: Methodically administer and update call cycles. Achieve 100% adherence to the call cycle. Ensure accurate coding of all outlets. Fulfill all requirements during representative calls. Timely completion of administrative and reporting tasks. Consumer Interaction: Responsibly engage with consumers across all touchpoints. Gather consumer data aligned with target demographics. Relay consumer insights and expectations effectively. Financial Asset Management: Adhere to quantity and cycle discount parameters. Prompt completion and submission of PODs and credit notes. Maintain and upkeep company vehicles. Manage vehicle mileage within budgetary limits. Responsible handling of promotional stock. Desired Experience & Qualification • 3 Year Tertiary Education (Beneficial)• 2-3-Years Relevant experience – NB experience within FMCG / Beverage industry experience will be preferable• Product, service knowledge and understanding of category management• Knowledge of marketing and accounting principles• Computer literate• Ability to conceptualise and negotiate• Customer orientation• Sound interpersonal skills and creativity (big picture thinking)• Team player and ability to work independently using initiative• Endurance and ability to tolerate extended hours
Salary: Negotiable

Internal Sales Consultant (Meadowdale) Reference No: 1916403712 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 17 April 2024

Introduction   We are thrilled to present a unique opening for an Internal Sales Consultant to become a vital part of a dynamic Sales Team, based in Meadowdale, Johannesburg. The company predominantly supplies pumps, accessories, and cordless power tools to the mining and construction industry. As an integral member of the team, you will play a crucial role in advancing comprehensive product range across diverse market sectors. This position is geared towards offering extensive support to both external sales team and their valued clientele. Key responsibilities include: Duties & Responsibilities Cultivating and fortifying existing relationships with key clients. Handling tendering, quoting, and proficiently processing orders. Responsively addressing customer inquiries regarding deliveries. Offering technical expertise to customers, aiding in the early selection of suitable pumps/equipment and designs. Actively scouting for new project opportunities. Diligently following up on pending projects and quotes. Engaging in various assigned tasks. Collaborating harmoniously within the team to attain branch and company-wide objectives.   Desired Experience & Qualification To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualities: Prior experience within the pumping, mining or engineered products industry is essential. Familiarity with Sage Evolution software is highly desirable. Proficiency in tender/quotation preparation and submission. Exceptional presentation and negotiation skills. Demonstrated ability to work autonomously. Strong work ethic coupled with a comprehension of corporate standards. Own reliable transport Package & Remuneration Market Related
Salary: Negotiable

Graphic Designer - (Onsite - Southern Suburbs) Reference No: 2536026320 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 26 March 2024

Introduction We are looking for an experienced Graphic Designer who specializes in Luxury Brands to join a small talented team. Your role will focus on creating, editing, conceptualising, developing, and design engaging, professional and creative graphics and content for a variety of platforms. The successful incumbent will localise global toolboxes and collateral as well as work on ad hoc campaigns as briefed-in by brand managers and the commercial team. Accountability, flexibility, fun and passion are our fundamental values.   The Key KPA’s for this role encompass (but are not confined to): Creative Development in Marketing and Advertising 1.1 Ideation Pioneering and cultivating design concepts, graphics, and layouts. Initiating and envisioning novel, innovative ideas and concepts. 1.2 Design Crafting concepts, logos, graphics, product packaging, and print materials, among myriad other elements. Upholding elevated brand standards and devising fresh, avant-garde solutions. Fabricating marketing collateral in alignment with brand guidelines: Point of Sale Materials (POSM) tailored to specific brands for execution across channels (Wholesale & Retail). Visual reinforcement for products such as broadsheets and online retail platforms. Design support for brand-leading programs. Resizing key visuals. Tailoring digital assets for specific channel executions (optimizing for different environments and devices). Resizing POSM assets. Supporting displays and stands for Point of Display Units (PDU), windows, and other relevant structures. Providing assistance to Main Market Bulk Breakers, Redistributors, and Township runners. Offering supplementary creative input and supporting other brand agency partners (Above The Line, Public Relations, etc.). 2. Presentation of Ideas, Concepts, and Design Solutions Delivering final concepts and solutions through compelling presentations. Integrating feedback garnered during presentations to refine final designs 3. Motion Design Using visual effects, animation and other cinematic techniques to bring life to creations; Video Editing Desired Experience & Qualification A strong advertising portfolio – this is an essential; Minimum of 3 years’ work experience, ideally at a reputable mainstream Advertising Agency; A keen eye for aesthetics and details, being creative and adaptable; Integrated experience; Strong conceptual ability and solid design/writing skills with a portfolio that demonstrates this; Skilful at brainstorming relevant, innovative ideas; Hands-on; Able to hit the ground running; Excellent attention to detail; Excellent Communication Skills; Able to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure; Must be able to work in Adobe Suite
Salary: Negotiable

Technology Advisor (Sales Consultant) - Rivonia Reference No: 3878897841 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 04 March 2024

Introduction Our client who is a MSP based in Rivonia is looking for a Technology Advisor. The Company is a technology driven company and make use of technology to better aid and support their clients. We're are looking for motivated and dynamic young individuals who want to further their career in the IT industry The salesperson, known as the Technology Advisor, plays a crucial role in solving problems for the company's customers and potential clients. They continuously work to understand the customer's operations, position, and business challenges when the right technology is missing. The Technology Advisor helps these clients choose and integrate the right information technology for a competitive advantage Duties & Responsibilities Business Development & Customer Management (60%) Create value by executing the businesses sales engagement process to an exceptional standard with predefined c-level decision makers. Business Acumen Understand basic business models and how businesses are positioned. Understand the importance of business processes in ensuring a business can execute on a particular business model and position itself in a market. Understand the importance of systematization in driving business efficiencies, productivity, and predictable outcomes for customers. Understand how different business models rely on intellectual property to create value for customers and shareholders. Understand concepts such as total cost of ownership, operating expenses, capital expenditure, income, and net profit. Technical Acumen Become a product knowledge expert for all technical products and solutions provided by the Company. Understand how to align the appropriate technology to meet the needs of different business models. Understand and communicate how certain technology frameworks can be aligned to managing specific business risks. Understand how different technology solutions can be leveraged to ensure a business is able to execute on its positioning and realise its competitive advantage. Consultative Selling Build Business Insights Quickly build rapport and credibility with c-level decision makers by conducting a high-level business conversation while subtly probing for problems that the Company can solve. Use spin selling techniques to uncover how the prospects business is positioned and how they rely on technology to maintain their positioning. Use spin questions to uncover problems the prospect is having with their technology. Use spin questions to understand what business problems and consequences exist when the prospects technology fails or what business problems exist in the absence of the appropriate technology. Identify all Stakeholders involved in the decision-making process. Diagnose Business Problems Build a business case with the prospect by using diagnostic thinking and questions, to uncover and understand what explicit business problems exist for the prospect in the absence of the appropriate technology. Gain explicit conformation and document business problems, technology causes and financial consequences. Identify and quantify the cost of the financial consequences. Confirm key business efficiency objectives of the prospect and provide insights on how technology can support these objectives. Always take a security driven approach to diagnosing business problems and technology causes Co-Create & Align the Appropriate Technology Solution Effectively navigate the psychology of change by co-creating the appropriate solution with the customer Through the co-creation process, adopt the trusted advisor role by providing insights and details on the options available to solve the prospective business problems and the trade-offs in terms of risk and cost. Discuss & share relevant customer success stories to build credibility and demonstrate a proven track record. Finalise the prospects technology strategy by guiding the prospect through the 4-actions strategy framework. Agreement Meeting Finally, meet with the prospect to “pitch” how the final co-created solution will mitigate or appropriately manage the technology causes that would be responsible for introducing business problems and financial consequences. Discuss the return on investment the prospect will receive by mitigating the cost of their business problem with the appropriate investment and related technology. Handle any objections & gain consensus from the customer. Close the deal by managing contractual negotiations and obtaining signed paperwork. Customer Management Account Management Act as a strategic advisor to all appropriate stakeholders within a customer account by engaging in continued research and detailed analysis to understand and anticipate future customer needs as well as to provide new perspectives and insights. Ensure key customer relationships are maintained by meeting with them regularly or as defined by the business. Ensure the customer has the appropriate technology aligned to their business. Build annual technology business cases for key customers and ensure maximum wallet spend with the Company. Identify under penetrated or cross selling opportunities in existing customer accounts. After each customer engagement, log all operational activities with the the Company help desk. Manage escalations by engaging with key internal and external stakeholders. Sales Planning & Administrative Duties (20%) Sales Planning Use the pipeline provided in CRM & a default diary to plan and prioritize revenue generating tasks (money hours) Weekly, schedule big blocks of time to execute the required activity needed to move prospects/deals through the business’s sales engagement process. Build pipeline opportunity from existing/past network, existing client lists, referrals & the the Company’s LeadGen team. Attending weekly pipeline meetings to review the various stages of opportunities and tactics needed to move deals forward. Attend monthly Win/Loss review meetings with Sales Manager to inform performance improvement or to potentially win back a lost deal. Attend weekly sales team meetings. Attending weekly solutions architecture meetings. Consistently achieve the key leading & lagging indicators determined by the company. Attend annual meetings with Manager to determine and/or review the following: Budgets and targets, Key performance indicators and Salary increases. Revenue Generating Administrative Processes Update and maintain accurate records on CRM of all client interactions daily. Document research conducted in preparation for all meetings on CRM and in LDX Sales Way Forecast and submit sales pipelines. After each prospect and customer engagement, send a follow-up email outlining commitments, action points and next steps. After each prospect engagement, send a follow-up email with updated business cases, cost of the problem tabulator and relevant case studies. Send all final proposals from CRM. Keep track of commission statements Research, Learning & Individual Development (20%) Research and Analysis Engage in consistent research to build a comprehensive understanding of current industry, market and competitor trends and developments. Monitor and research development and changes in customer industries, competitors, and operations. Product knowledge Engage in continuous learnings to obtain a comprehensive understanding of the Company product offerings through self-study. Attending bi-weekly technical product training sessions. Individual Development & Mastery of Craft Dedicate time, thought and effort to master the consultative selling craft. Dedicate time to building business and technical acumen. Attend weekly sales training sessions. Complete Individual Development Plan Attend individual coaching and mentoring sessions with reporting Sales Manager Minimum Qualifications Matric Certificate BCom Degree in any field Minimum Sales Knowledge & Experience One to two years sales experience Sales experience in the ICT’s field would be advantageous. Consultative selling experience would be advantageous. Minimum Skill-Based Competencies Excellent communication skills Engage and network with clients and c-level decision makers. Strong Business Acumen skills Excellent Time Management skills Analytical mindset with problem solving skillset. Written communication skills Minimum Behavioural Competencies Highly motivated and target driven. Collaborative team player Proactive self-manager Self-confident Effective listening skills Excellent interpersonal skills Effective Emotional Intelligence skills Professional Appetite for learning and continuous improvement Resilient Willingness to deal with rejection. Honest and accountable Flexible and Adaptable    
Salary: Negotiable

Technical Manager (MSP) - Rivonia Reference No: 3684014643 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 04 March 2024

Introduction Our client who is a MSP based in Rivonia is looking for a Project Technical Lead. The Company is a technology driven company and make use of technology to better aid and support their clients. We're are looking for motivated and dynamic young individuals who want to further their career in the IT industry. As a Technical Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and managing the technical aspects of our professional services, ensuring the successful delivery of services to their clients. Your strategic thinking, technical expertise, and leadership skills will contribute to the continued growth and success of the organization. Duties & Responsibilities Technical Leadership: Act as the primary technical authority within the company, providing leadership and guidance for support and implementations. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including project managers, solutions architects, and technical support staff, to ensure seamless project execution. Develop and set technical standards across the entire product portfolio and ensure that the standards are being adhered to. Define and implement necessary process and procedure to ensure a smooth running of the entire technical team whilst eliminating single points of failure within the teams and process. Define and implement a change control process for all internal as well as client changes. Client Interface: Serve as the technical interface between clients and our organization, ensuring clear communication and understanding of client issues and requirements. Work closely with the sales department to understand client needs and contribute to pre-sales technical discussions. Attend meetings with key clients to provide technical input where necessary. Problem Solving and Escalations: Utilize strong problem-solving skills to address challenges that may arise during project implementation or business as usual support. Proactively identify and mitigate potential risks, ensuring smooth transitions and a good predictable customer experience. Define and implement a process to manage inter-team escalations as well as escalations to third party vendors. Ensure that issues and escalations are resolved within the defined service level agreements. Team Collaboration: Collaborate with team members, fostering a positive and productive working environment. Drive accountability within the team, ensuring commitments and deadlines are met. Evaluate team members skills and capabilities and define training plans for individual team members. Manage training by facilitating external trainers and content. Defining training material and delivering continual internal training. Desired Experience & Qualification Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field. 8+ years of experience in the IT industry, with at least 5 years within an MSP. Proven leadership experience, with a track record of successfully managing technical teams. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively interface with clients and internal stakeholders. In-depth knowledge of IT project management methodologies and best practices. Familiarity with cloud technologies, cybersecurity, and network infrastructure: Strong Office 365 experience essential. Advanced networking skills a necessity. Strong understanding experience in configuring switches with VLANS, Spanning Tree, LACP and LLDP. Strong routing knowledge around static routing, dynamic routing and subnetting. Strong firewall skills, Fortinet experience or similar a necessity. 5 years’ experience with firewalls is required. Knowledge and in-depth use of RMM and PSA tools essential. The Company uses N-Able N-Central as our RMM tool and Connectwise Managed as our PSA. Expieriance with these tools or similar is essential.
Salary: Negotiable

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