Technical Sales Representative (Construction) - JHB

Agent: Yvette Rautenbach

  • In reporting to the Branch Manager, The incumbent will be responsible for the entire Sales process in its entirety and will be responsible for growing business by means of networking and cold calling as well as maintaining existing clients.


  • Company: Well established manufacturing company
  • Location: JHB
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2019
  • Industry: Construction
  • Nationality: South African
  • Salary: R25 CTC plus commission and petrol card
  • Qualifications: Grade 12 certificate
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Continuously develop, promote and maintain a strong client base within the required industries and liaise with clients in order to build strong relations
  • Create new business relationships by presenting the company to prospecting clients through meetings, telephonically or through emails
  • Set appointments with existing or prospecting clients
  • Maintain and conduct the entire Sales process, from creating new clients to handover to the Project Manager
  • Assist the Technical and Estimating Department in the preparation and presentation of quotations
  • Ensure queries are replied to in a timeous manner
  • Network by attending industry trade shows and events
  • Maintain Sales objectives which will be reviewed periodically
  • Identify potential sales targets in meetings
  • Promote products to ensure systems are included in specifications before projects/ developments have gone out to tender
  • Conduct presentations, identify and track all opportunities to manage prospects
  • Keep updated on industry trends to ensure the company stays one step ahead of their competitors
  • Ensure computer records are kept up to date and write up monthly reports
  • Assist the Contracts Department to ensure smooth transition

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • SYSPRO knowledge is advantageous
  • 5 years’exp. In sales/marketing within the construction industry
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

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