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Sales Representative

Sales

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 

Location: Kempton Park
Job Posting Title: Sales Representative
Time Type: Full Time

DSV Air & Sea offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding and customs brokerage services at the major terminals and ports throughout Southern Africa. As one of the leading agents in the country, DSV’s customers get cost effective transportation solutions through leveraging off combined scale and volume. With a world class National Customs Board and years of experience within Africa, DSV Air & Sea offers consulting, training, tariff expertise, bond store set up and a host of other value added services to enable seamless movement of cargo, are we speaking your language? Then we need YOU!

 

Why DSV? 

https://www.dsv.com/careers/why-dsv

 

Minimum Requirements

Grade 12

Minimum 12 months sales experience in Logistics, Supply Chain or Freight Forwarding including shipping line.

Advanced Computer Literacy Level in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.

Own reliable vehicle

Valid endorsed driver’s license

Ability to work overtime when required

Proven track record in selling

 

Added Advantage for this role

Sales training courses

National Diploma / B. Degree/ B. Tech an advantage

 

Main purpose of the role

The main purpose of the role is to gain new business in the market as well as maintain new business secured whilst increasing the logistics spend of each customer gained.

Ability to compile rates proposals/Estimates and presentations

Ability to conduct customer implementation

All administrative functions within the sales environment. Eg: Estimates and rates proposals

 

Duties and Responsibilites

Attend and complete the designated training for this program

Shadow sales manager

Operational implementation of new business signed.

Contract negotiations

Profit maximization

Tender, proposal and contract development

Stakeholder account and relationship management

Business value propositions

Consultative selling

Opportunity analysis and qualification

Fulfill reporting requirements including but not limited to CRM Tool management

 

Additional Job Information

Ability to work well under pressure in a corporate environment.

Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four (4) weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV’s Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 

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