Sales Manager



Our client is a business-to-business organization that acts as a facilitator of intellectual property, people, systems and horticultural expertise and technology that enables the development, cultivation and marketing of new premium quality citrus varieties. They require the services of a business-minded individual to join their team.

Key accounts Management (KAM)

    • Maintain communications with existing clients in existing geographical areas and on existing varietals
    • Develop additional varietals with existing and new clients 
  • Acquiring new clients and effective sales for the company
    • Contact per world wide Geographic areas for prospective clients
    • Engage with new clients in each of the Geographic areas identified as per variety
    • Closing sales per variety in Geographic areas 
  • Reporting
    • Report on all Key Accounts Management visits & trends
    • Report on all acquiring visits & highlight findings, that will ensure sales and general trends


Minimum requirements:

  • BSc. Agric in Horticulture (an M.Sc. Agric in Horticulture (concentrating on fruticulture) would be advantageous), or Agricultural economics, or similar qualifications would be advantageous.
  • Experience in the fruit industries preferably in citrus
  • Spanish speaking or willingness to learn Spanish
  • Strong sales skills and experience
  • A sound grounding in key accounts management
  • Proven business, administrative and financial acumen
  • Proven people management experience
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Sound communication and presentation skills
  • Comfortable with public speaking and presentations.
  • Excellent negotiating, relationship building and networking skills
  • Strong computer literacy (MS Office package) and advanced Excel
  • Must be self-motivated, innovative and self-driven
  • Regular international travel is a key requirement of this position.

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