AVI Job Openings – Wholesale Sales Representative

Website AVI Limited

Job Description:

An opportunity has become available for an experienced Wholesale Sales Representative to manage wholesale customers in Limpopo (Polokwane) and surrounding areas. This role will be reporting directly to the Regional Operations Manager, the successful Sales Representative will be expected to report to the Rosslyn (Pretoria) based office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Target achievement:
    • Calculate the rate of sale and negotiate orders with buyers accordingly
    • Manage stock levels, expiry dates, and returns in store
    • Negotiate forward share in relation to market share
    • Manage the process of sell in prior to price increases and expiry
    • Monitor and communicate pricing to Key accounts
    • Negotiate promotional activity and implement promotional plans
    • Ensure shelf health is maintained according to Perfect outlet standards
  • Effective admin:
    • Ensure customer records are maintained
    • Ensure Merchandiser attendance register is up to date
    • Ensure opposition and trade information is communicated according to company requirements
    • Ensure price surveys are completed on time
    • Ensure records of all company equipment or assets are up to date
    • Keep returns records up to date.
  • Effective customer and Business Unit relationships:
    • Ensure a good working relationship is maintained with both management and floor staff in stores.
    • Communicate all issues and provide solutions where possible.
    • Follow the call cycles and communicate any changes to customers.
    • Ensure the merchandiser follows the call cycle
    • Handle all queries in a professional and effective manner.
    • Adhere to store policies and procedures at all times.
    • Effective management of merchandiser

Job Requirements:

  • Completed Grade 12 (Matric)
  • A completed tertiary qualification (Business/Sales/Marketing/Retail) advantageous
  • At least 3 years experience in a Sales Representative role required
  • Experience within FMCG dealing with wholesale customers (Masscash, Independent wholesalers, etc.)
  • Supervisory skills will be an added advantage
  • Sound knowledge of the FMCG industry
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Excel)
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Ability to travel essential

Job Details:

Company: AVI Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Polokwane

Application Deadline: N/A

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