Key Account Manager – Cape Town





Vacancy:                     Key Accounts Manager

Qualification:           Grade 12 – Matric

Location:                    Brackenfell, Cape Town 

Salary:                         R15, 000 plus commission

Benefits:                     Pension, Medical, Travel Allowance, Petrol Card and Cell           

Start date:                  ASAP  



Our client, a leader in the retail industry is seeking a strong Key Accounts Manager for their branch in Centurion.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ sales experience in the Manufacturing and Laboratory industry; as well as CRM systems experience. Candidates with Desktop Printer and Mobile Label Printers will be preferred.


Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Establish productive, professional relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts.
  • Coordinates the involvement of company personnel, including support, service, and management resources, in order to meet company performance objectives and customers’ expectations.
  • Meets assigned targets for profitable sales volume and strategic objectives in assigned customer accounts.
  • Proactively leads a joint customer planning process that develops mutual performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones associated with a productive customer relationship.
  • Proactively assesses, clarifies, and validates customer needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Sells through customer organizations to end users in coordination with customer sales resources.
  • Manages potential channel conflict with other firm sales channels by fostering excellent communication internally and externally, and through strict adherence to channel rules of engagement.
  • Leads solution development efforts that best address reseller and/or value added reseller needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary company and customer personnel.
  • Ensures customer compliance with customer agreements.
  • Drives adoption of company programs among assigned customers.



  • Customer service
  • Problem solving
  • Driven
  • Technologically literate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Active listening
  • Collaborative
  • Prospecting of product
  • Ability to sufficiently close deals


Qualification and Experience:

  • Minimum Grade 12 Matric essential
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in sales position of a Manufacturing & Laboratory industry
  • CRM systems experience
  • Desktop Printers and Mobile Label Printers selling background
  • Safety related consumables (safety signs / area floor marking tape / etc)
  • LOTO applications
  • Spill kits and plunger cans
  • Technical selling abilities
  • This position requires occasional travel
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle is compulsory
  • Ability to engage with customers at a Senior or C level
  • Industry systems and software knowledge or skillset


When applying for this position, please submit an updated copy of your CV, Qualification/s and most recent payslip.

Only candidates matching the required skills, experience and qualifications will be considered.  Please email
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