Account Manager Export Fruit Logistics - Market related

Tuesday, 21 November, 2023
Leonard Van Den Berg     0767235607

Planning, Managing and Controlling of the Supply Chain managed by the Account manager. Ensure that the objectives and strategies that is set by the Company is achieved on the account controlled by the incumbent. Implement and control strategies set by the Company. The incumbent should be able to functions without direct supervision and be innovative in the sphere of its operations.

Total cost to company: Market related

Contact; Beverley e-mail:

Minimum Requirements (Experience & Qualifications)

  • 4-7 years supply chain management experience in a similar sized business.
  • Operational shipping and spend analysis experience.
  • Degree / Diploma in logistics or supply chain management

Required Knowledge

  • Import & Exports Operations.
  • Supplier Management.
  • Operational Planning (asic understanding of demand planning/forecasting.)
  • Knowledge of global shipping and trade routes.
  • Basic supply chain costing knowledge to interpret rates, update costing and invoice verification.
  • Knowledge of Key Account management.
  • Incoterms
  • Basic Knowledge of export documentation.

Required Skills

  • Basic negotiation skills
  • Cost chain management skills
  • Effective Communication at all levels
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Information processing skills
  • Analysis & decision-making skills
  • Report writing
  • Basic networking skills
  • Ability to develop, write, negotiate, execute and administer contracts for projects, commodities and services.
  • Computer skills i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, MS WORD.

Required Competencies

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-driven and accountable
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Judgement & decision making
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Commercial and financial acumen
  • Collaboration
  • Professional
  • Compliance to policies and procedures.