Minimum requirements for the role :
A Scientific Diploma or Degree is essential.
Previous sales experience selling within the cosmetic ingredient, cosmeceutical, fragrance, toiletries, pharmaceutical or detergency markets is preferred.
Must have good communication and numerical skills, attention to detail and be highly organised.
Must be computer literate.
The successful candidate must be self-motivated and have good people skills.
The successful candidate will be responsible for :
Custodian of current business at allotted Customers.
Identify new potential Customers within the Cosmetic Ingredient and Dermatological sectors within the manufacturing markets.
Provide product training and motivate the Sales Team.
Assist Customers with new product development and technical support.
Report to Principal Suppliers regarding opportunities that have been identified.
Provide forecasting, budgets and costings of products and product ranges.
Manage stock replenishment and market price setting.
Effectively manage the supply chain to ensure that Customers are serviced appropriately and stock is delivered on time.
Ensure that existing resources are managed appropriately to optimise performance within the regions.
Plan and execute visits and presentations to Customers in the local region (Gauteng).
Travel internationally to attend trade shows and Principal Supplier visits for training and relationship development.
Achieve annual sales and profit plan goals.
Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.