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Sales Manager - Sub-Saharan Africa

Heubach Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive color solutions, supplying a broad portfolio of organic, inorganic, and anti-corrosive pigments, pigment preparations, dyes, colorants and specialty materials. The Company is a technological and quality leader and operates its global business from 19 manufacturing facilities across Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa, employing approximately 3,000 people worldwide.

We see the responsible use of resources, but above all the promotion and development of our employees, as key to our Company's success.

Since the beginning of 2022, the Heubach Group has brought together two of the industry's leading color innovators – Heubach and Clariant's Global Colorants Business. We are passionate about color and proud of a tradition that stretches back over 200 years. We are full of energy to grow and build a global industry leader. 

We are looking for open-minded and passionate people to make the world more colorful.  

We are looking for a technical minded Sales Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will provide superior sales account management through their technical & market expertise.

You will be responsible for:

    Customer visits in SSA region to identify and acquire new businesses/ applications and support customers on organic, inorganic, anticorrosive pigments and pigment preparations.
    Observation/ analysis of the market and translate market trends into needed application support and product scope
    Develop and maintain strong customer relations through personal visits and regular communication, in order to meet all sales and growth objectives.                                            
    Use CRM to plan, organize, and implement and track the sales strategy and account plans for assigned territory 
    Analyze customer needs, determine best solution using appropriate Heubach products and coordinate technical support activities       
    Attend trade shows and industry functions
    Keep abreast of competitive products, applications, market conditions, competitive activities, etc.

What We Are Looking For:

- Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering or related field.

- 10+ years of experience in reputed organization ( Multi-national is preferred ) with thorough awareness on sales and marketing
- Ability to travel: 30% of the time. 
- Language Skills: English. Other regional languages a plus. 


We offer:

  • An exciting, versatile and challenging work environment
  • A high degree of flexibility in your activities and tasks
  • Tailored training to support your development needs

If you are ready to take the challenge at Heubach and the job description inspires you and corresponds to your qualification, we are happy to receive your application.

  • Mode: Full Time
  • Country: South Africa
  • City: Johannesburg
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