Job Description:
Our client, an international specialist in outdoor and indoor textile manufacturing is currently seeking an Area Sales Manager to intensify their operations in the African market. The purpose of this position is to manage the export of their products to key markets over the Sub-Saharan Africa and Indian Ocean area.

 Develop and implement the company strategy on the export business area
Identify and target export markets with priority, target customer segments, and establish sales goals by region
Manage a well-defined plan that optimizes business growth in exports
Build relationships with key customers
Develop regional marketing strategies for export sales and work closely with Marketing in executing these strategies
Provide market support and ensure customer satisfaction of products in the markets including direct assistance and product training to customers and distributors as required
Understand international trading requirements and be able to articulate each market requirements and ensure proper company support is secured
Develop export strategies for products manufactured abroad and in new manufacturing facilities

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

Master in Marketing, Business, or equivalent
2 – 5 years plus industry and/or business experience
Knowledge of worldwide interior and exterior design equipment and industry
Proficiency in English and French, a third language is desirable
Deep sensibility to textile environment
Project management experience
Ability to work cross-functionally on financial, supply chain and engineering issues
Ability to work with various cultures
Ability to work autonomously

Contractual information:

Position requires approximately 50% travel international around Africa
Valid Visa to work from South Africa
Valid passport required which allows you to travel abroad
Own car
Home Office 

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Sharon Mhambi at sharon [at] caglobalint [dot] com
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Sharon Mhambi
Finance Recruitment Consultant 
CA Global Finance
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