Area Sales Manager - Western Cape
Recruitment Services
Cape Town
18h ago
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Location - Town / City Cape Town Job Type Permanent Company Profile AVI Field Marketing, a division of AVI Limited, handles the sales and merchandising for the beverages, snacking and cosmetic business units to ensure improved execution at store level.

Duties and Responsibilities Monitor store ordering process, stock levels, and returns and take corrective action if required Monitor pricing and ensure mandate adherence Negotiate promotional activity POP implementation and negotiate ad-hoc display and space Check in stock, expiry dates and ensure shelf health standards are maintained Address pricing and delivery issues Monitor forward share in relation to market share as well as the rate of sale Maintain customer and company records Complete price surveys timeously Update records of all company equipment and assets Communicate issues and provide solutions where possible Ensure adherence to store policies and procedures at all times Monitor and manage Merchandiser / Field Marketer and Sales Representatives attendance and ensure registers are updated Confirm call cycles are followed and communicate changes to customers when needed Manage and plan leave for subordinates Prepare monthly payroll for HR Conduct floor walks with Field marketers, Merchandisers, and Sales representatives Brief staff of all cycle priorities and ensure a clear understanding of objectives Develop staff by identifying training needs and provide on the job coaching if required Keep Regional Operations Manager up to date on conduct issues Staff Management in line with company policy and procedures Conduct appraisals Set targets for subordinates by store by category in line with BU objectives and strategy Competencies Plan or strategize ahead Checking things Present and communicate information Showing composure Optimize business performance Manage people and teams Deliver customer service Initiate and achieve results Build and use key relationships Flexible and open to change Experience Required At least 3 years’ experience in a Sales Supervisor or Sales Manager role required Experience within FMCG dealing with major retailers such as PNP, Shoprite Group and Spar Management of people and teams Good understanding and implementation of Human Resources and Industrial relations processes and procedures Minimum Qualifications Required Completed Matric A completed tertiary qualification (Business / Sales / Marketing / Retail) advantageous Additional Requirements Sound knowledge of the FMCG industry A good understanding of the merchandising industry Proficiency using Microsoft Office (MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) Able to present information to various levels in the organization Valid Driver’s License required Ability to travel essential

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