Sales Manager - Uitenhage

OVERVIEW:

Accountable for day-to-day operations of the branches and assisting the Head: Sales with managerial and operational. Maintains communication between staff and the management. Manages the branches operation to ensure that it functions effectively and efficiently to maximise profitability while maintaining the highest level of service.

Essential Functions:

? Maintains communication between the branches and management by preparing daily, weekly, and month-end reports regarding operations and productivity.
? Management of HR policies and staff performance.
? Interact with Learning and Development team to make sure of effective training of sales staff
? Manage all branch administrative tasks; such as HR (labour matters, remunerations and benefits, incentives, training and development of staff),
? Operational management of compliance, quality management/assurance, and financial management
? Maintains control over audit procedures to ensure compliance with controls. If weaknesses are identified, reports them to the Head: Sales and Operations.
? Ensuring that the branch is in compliance with Financial and Insurance laws and regulations set forth by the National Credit Regulations Act, FSB Administration and other regulatory agencies.
? Provides training and coaching to staff with regards to operations and policies.
? Schedules, supervises, and motivates branch staff to maintain optimal customer service satisfaction levels.
Skills
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
? Strong organizational skills.
? Must possess leadership and supervisory skills
? Strong sales skills with confidence to seek new business
? The ability to maximise the performance of the branch
? Conflict resolution and negotiation
? Demonstrated service excellence orientation
Abilities
? Ability to motivate sales staff.
? Ability to handle confidential/sensitive information in a professional manner.
? Ability to manage multi-functional tasks.
Working Environment
? Must be able to travel to branch locations.
? Must be able to travel for business related matters.
? As required by the geographical requirements of the location assignment.
Relevant tertiary qualification and Experience
? Diploma or Degree in Business Administration or relevant
? Marketing or Sales Management qualification would be advantageous
? 2-3 years, proven successful experience at supervisory level preferably in an insurance or financial service or related industry
? Experience in sales management industry
? Proven business knowledge to successfully operate a profitable services branch of operation
? Valid driver’s license

Employment Equity Statement
All applicants with South African citizenship will be considered, with the understanding that preference will be given to the designated groups in accordance with the Company's Employment Equity Policy and Plan.

Attention will also be focused on the recruitment of people with disabilities.

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