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Date Added: Fri 13/11/2020

Sales Manager

Elandsfontein, South Africa
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: 450000 - 650000 / annually

Our client a leading Line Haul company with the passion for reliable, trustworthy transport. They have been servicing clients across South Africa for the past 36 years, and they have a fantastic opportunity for a Sales Manager to join their dynamic team in Johannesburg. Boasting a Level 2 B-BEE they specialize in local distribution and linehaul contracts.

If you have a solution selling skill set, with the ability to build strategic relations with customers then this role is for you.

Key deliverables:

  • Identify and grow the Linehaul and Local Bulk Haulage revenue with new business accounts within:
    • Dedicated local/regional contract
    • Localized/regional distribution contracts
    • Liquid bulk transport - local and linehaul
    • Chemical transport - local and linehaul
  • Customer retention
  • Building strategic relationships with key customers
  • Identify transport market trends and design appropriate strategy for above growth target areas
  • Grow business with new clients in line with company strategy
  • Maintain a positive relationship with new and existing customers by calling on them as regular basis.
  • Apply costing principles with sound commercial and industry knowledge
  • Ability to analyze tenders and submit formal proposal and capable in participating in legal contractual space.
  • Monthly sales reports


  • Logistics/Supply Chain degree or equivalent qualifications.


5 years Sales and sound knowledge of technical aspects of:

  • Specialized /Dedicated Distribution Contracts
  • Localized distribution contracts
  • Chemical tanker transport
  • Liquid bulk tankers
  • Proven track record of successfully achieving targets


  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong knowledge of commercial aspects of road transport
  • Drafting of proposals, solutions, and contracts
  • Engage at executive level
  • Self-starter and work unsupervised

Other requirements:

  • Driver's license and own vehicle
  • Willing to work overtime, weekends, and public holidays
  • No previous criminal record
  • Willing to travel


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