Key Accounts Manager - Personal Care Raw Material Manufacturing Industry
2022-09-21 - 2022-10-21
Sales and Marketing
Gauteng, JHB - Eastern Suburbs
Monthly Cost To Company (Market related, Negotiable)
A well-known and established International Company specialising within the personal care industry requires the above to manage Senior Key Accounts promoting a range of speciality raw materials within the personal care industry within South Africa.
Minimum requirements for the role:
  • A bachelor’s degree or diploma within the Sciences or related qualification is essential for this role.
  • Previous key account management / sales experience having worked within the personal care / pharmaceutical or chemical or related industries is essential.
  • Previous experience having managed Key Accounts is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and negotiation skills are essential.
  • Computer literacy with intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Managing and developing Clients within the personal care / pharmaceutical industries within South Africa.
  • Developing and maintaining Key Accounts.
  • Compiling customer forecasts as well as customer schedules.
  • Attending to Customer orders and handling Customer queries and complaints.
  • Working closely with Procurement and Research and Development Departments regarding new product technology.
  • Identifying Customer needs and develop client-focused solutions.
  • Identifying new business through effective relationships with Customers.
  • Providing Manufacturing Departments with customer forecasts to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Working closely with the Customer Service, Supply Chain, Technical and Marketing Teams to develop customer focused strategies.
  • Reporting back to Senior Management on a monthly and quarterly basis regarding the Customers and the current market situation.
  • Attending regular meetings with the global team regarding raw materials forecasts.
Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.
For more information please contact:
Vanessa Lester