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Johannesburg Salesmanager Food ingredients West/East Africa

GFIC recruits for an international Food Ingredients Company  the


Sales Manager Foodingredients 

Location Johannesburg/South Africa

  • office based

  • The person does not have to have experience in Africa but would prefer to have someone with food industry / food ingredient experience.

  • Preferably someone with food technology background.

  • Sales, Marketing and business development

  • Maintaining current sales and expanding business volumes in line with targets.

  • To set up agents and or distributors in East and Central Africa. Geographical area, Sub-Saharan Africa (initially East and Central Africa) and may also include a few clients in S.A

  • ​Products: natural colours, couloring foodstuff, fruit and vegetable powders, extracts


Key responsibilities and accountabilities:



  • You are sales hungry and visit customers and potential customers intensive

  • Provide sales budget

  • Develop and Execute a Sales Plan

  • Responsible for successful introduction of new products

  • Prepare Price Quotations

  • Process Sample Requests from customers in line with the sample request procedure

  • Follow-up of orders and existing business management, like pricing, projects etc

  • Coordinate with R & D team to ensure clear communications at all times

  • Analyse and inform competitor’s information available from market. 

  • Prepare Visit Plans in advance: 



Skills required 

  • Technical Sales with min. 5  years experience  in  Flavour Colour or Food ingredients business

  • Excellent communicator – verbal and written. 

  • Proven problem solving skills.

  • Ability to build effective relationships and working partnerships with customers.

  • Commercial awareness of financial implications of decisions made.

  • Language – English 

  • Good Organisational Skills

  • Self Discipline

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