Commercial Manager

Eastern Cape  


Our client is a grower owned citrus exporter and they are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to fulfil the role of Commercial Manager. This position is based in the Eastern Cape and reports to the Managing Director.


  • Grade 12 with a relevant tertiary qualification in Marketing or Logistics
  • 8 -10 Years’ experience in a marketing, grower relationship or procurement position within the fruit exporting industry
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Management skills (including Performance Management, Stress management)
  • Time management (ability to meet deadlines)

  Main duties:

  • Day-to-day management of customer programmes
  • Management of the overall marketing (programmes and trading markets)
  • Relationship and business building with growers and client
  • Post-season review with customers and clients

 Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (MS Word format), inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

 If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.