Regional Sales Manager (KZN, East London and Nelspruit)
An exclusive home goods company situated in Ferndale is seeking to employ a Regional Sales Manager with 10 years’ experience within a sales position and 3 years’ team management experience to join their operations.
Job purpose :
Direct management of daily activities and outcomes of the sales team, including tracking the progress of weekly, monthly, and annual targets and objectives, preparing reports as well as providing training, coaching, supervision, and motivation to the team.
Minimum education (essential) :
National Senior Certificate
Minimum education (desirable) :
BCom Degree / Diploma
Minimum applicable experience (years) :
10 years of which 3 years managing a sales team
Required nature of experience :
Direct sales with a proven record
Organization and coordination
Presenting and public speaking
Budgeting and budget management
Data analytics and reporting
Skills and Knowledge (essential) :
Business to Consumer Sales
Skills and Knowledge (desirable) :
Partners and rewards programmes
Other : Travel required
Valid driver’s license
Interacting with People
Key Performance Areas, Weights and Objectives
Team Management 50%
Manage, train and coach sales consultants to drive sales effectiveness.
Provide regular updates to the sales consultants and management on sales activities, tracking against targets, and other reporting requirements.
Establish, improve and ensure active management of team’s KPA’s with frequent feedback to the teams.
Ensure there is appropriate and continuous team training.
Improve and maintain department specific induction.
Establish and maintain incentive structures with frequent feedback.
Actively manage team well-being.
Coordinate relevant HR related processes including recruitment, leave, discipline, performance management.
Sales Management 30%
Implement and manage strategic goals.
Implement and maintain sales processes.
Ensure relevant documentation is updated and maintained.
Drive sales targets as provided by management.
Provide continuous input on sales strategy to improve sales.
Ensure the sales processes are maintained to initiate new business leads in the region.
Understand and be able to perform all phases of the sales process, including, for example, prospecting, initial contact, exhibitions, objection handling, competitor information etc.
Ensure Sales Consultants are trained on the product specifications and sales processes.
Ensure sales team adhere to the company’s policies and guidelines.
Reporting and Budgeting 20%
Provide reporting as and when required.
Maintain budget and forecast.
R 38 800 - R 45 800 CTC