Sales Manager – Red Meat Industry

  • Instant Staffing Solutions
  • Cullinan, South Africa
  • Jul 12, 2018
Permanent Sales

Job Description

Minimum requirements

  • Degree: Commerce
  • Experience in similar position 1 – 5 years
  • Experience in red meat industry (highly recommended)
  • FMCG supply
  • Understanding of Retail
  • Understanding of costing


Category growth

  • Drive change and improvement with customers to deliver category growth through consumer understanding resulting in good insights, relevant innovation and category management where relevant.
  • Driving volume and margin targets to meet company forecast and budget.
  • Driving NPD closely with Quality team by identifying opportunities to achieve sustainable volume growth and add value to slow moving products.
  • Contributing to client category growth through innovative practices.
  • Building insight into retail rate of sales on category to optimize sales volume and range assortment.


Key Customer Satisfaction

  • Ensuring that the optimal Service Levels are achieved.
  • Channeling queries and complaints to the satisfaction of the clients.
  • Feedback and follow-up on queries and complaints.


Costing / Pricing

  • Responsible for weekly updating of sales prices in conjunction with finance as raw material input prices change to ensure margin expectations are met. 
  • Facilitate price forming negotiation with key clients to reach mutual beneficial agreement.
  • Responsible for understanding margins on product mix per client to ensure accurate costing and margins achieved


Stakeholder Relations and Networking

  • Initiate and sustain key relation networks which build on the good reputation and image of the company and secures future growth and profitability.
  • Establish and maintain good trust relations with all stakeholders.



  • Computer literate
  • Negotiation skills
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Innovation
  • Business Acumen
  • Action oriented
  • Approachable

Job Level


Salary Range

R40 000 - R50 000 per month