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Sales Manager NFM Southern Africa

About you


You are a Sales Expert who would like to bring in his/her expertise in a market with big development potential? You want to help our business grow by winning new contracts and creating a solid network of partners? You go for every opportunity that you see in the market and try to turn it into a contract?


Our ideal candidate has experience in Non-Ferrous Metals industries, such are Cooper, Nickel,

Lead, Zinc and Precious Metals.


Additionally, we are looking for:

  • A network with customers in Southern Africa in the above-mentioned industries
  • The necessary technical skills to manage customer contacts
  • Result orientation and the motivation to go for new challenges
  • Very good English skills (a must for working in a very international team), knowledge of German is an advantage
  • Experience with CRM is an asset
  • Hands on attitude is very welcomed


The position will be based in the region, and it will require flexibility to travel of about 50% of the working time.



About the job


The main purpose of this job is to manage Sales in the respective region, throughout the whole process: from detecting the opportunity on the market to the payment of the invoice.


  • As Sales Manager you are responsible for Non-Ferrous Metals markets in South Africa, Zambia, Namibia, and DR Congo
  • You detect opportunities and quote, you negotiate with the different stakeholders at our customers, you connect with experts internally to be able to provide solutions to customers.
  • Establishing sustainable relationships with the customer will help you be successful.
  • Where needed, you provide technical consultancy.
  • Sales forecasts, demand planning & management of receivables is part of your role as well.
  • Project management support will be important, especially with regards to green field projects.



What we bring to the table


This role is an opportunity to create growth for the company in a market with great potential & chances to gain market share. You have the opportunity to leave you footprint in an area where growth is a real opportunity for us. and our brands can make a difference.



Do you recognize yourself in this role?


We are looking forward to your online application! Please upload your resume including your personal profile via our career page. Applications via e-mail will not be taken into consideration.