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Looking for Account Manager at Joburg Office (Johannesburg)

Account Manager
Remuneration: negotiable basic salary
Province: Gauteng
City: Sandton
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Junior
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Often
Type: Permanent

Job description
A European-based ERP solutions vendor seeks a resourceful and enthusiastic individual to fill the position of sales representative at its South African operation. The position will require a candidates to assume responsibilities within multiple areas that are essential to the company's short and long-term operation. For a junior candidate with less experience but one who possesses great personal initiative, we are prepared to provide participation in ongoing employee educational program. For the experienced candidate with prior solution sales experience, we are prepared to offer the opportunity of the candidate playing a larger role within the organisation.

- Sales position with a focus on an understanding of business processes
- Care and support of new customers
- Ability to propose ERP solutions on the basis of customer requirements
- Active search for new leads and prospects
- Use of company CRM to conduct and record activities
- Ability to conduct meetings/negotiations with the aim of closing contracts
- Ability to map market competition
- Close cooperation with consultants and developers
- Regular reporting to site director

Requirements
- Matric, diploma
- PC literacy in MS Office
- Knowledge of ERP - specifically welcomed would be experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV, AX, CRM, SharePoint
- Ability to adopt an individual approach in communication with customers
- Ability to quickly and succintly understand business system requirements of customers
- Experience negotiating with management
- Wilingness to travel throughout Gauteng and ocassionally to other areas of SA
- Professional and serious approach
- Extreme personal inciative
- Good presentation skills
- Driver's Licence

Advantageous
- Product knowledge of ERP/CRM solutions
- Strong understanding of business processes (e.g. purchasing, logistics, sales)
- Ability to understand managerial perspective of mid-sized enterprises

Personal Skills/Attributes
- Reliability
- Trustworthiness

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