Commercial Assistant: Far East - Fruit Industry - Stellenbosch

Wednesday, 7 April, 2021
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747

To support the FAR EAST Market Manager across the full range of commercial activity; focusing on administrative duties and capturing and summarizing of all pricing, logistics and quality information of all clients. Communication to clients on a weekly basis with regards to program management and shipping updates across all containers.  Need to inform clients of the status of their debtors account and provide feedback to finance.
Education Required

Post Matric qualification in Marketing, Logistics, Agriculture or similar

 Competencies Required

  • Planning and organising - able to think ahead in order to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others. Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines and resources.
  • Communication - able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.
  • Managing relationships - able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people.
  • Flexibility - adapts and works effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups. Able to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change, and to change or easily accept changes in one’s own organisation or job requirements.

 Experience required

  • At least 3 years in the Fruit Export Business, in a logistics, marketing or quality position.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Fully developed IT skills, including proficiency in Word; Excel; Outlook.
  • A highly organised and flexible approach to work, including the ability to prioritise workload.

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