FMCG Key Accounts Manager

Location: Centurion, Gauteng

Ref: LRP21020

Type: Permanent

Industry: Professional

An established FMCG food producer delivering products to all the major retailers in South Africa is seeking a client and sales centric, driven and tough Key Account Manager to join their Gauteng based team on a permanent basis. Experience in managing major retail accounts is a must.


  • To ensure that sales targets are achieved through aligned and sustainable agent and customer partnerships.
  • To be the principal point of contact between the company and its customers.
  • To ensure that current customers have the right products and services, identify new markets and customer leads, and pitch prospective customers.
  • Other responsibilities include Client Relationship Management, Sales, Sales Rep Employee Management and Reporting


  • Mandatory - Grade 12 (Matric).
  • Highly desirable - Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, Sales or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position preferably in a FMCG environment.
  • Proven experience as Key Account Manager.
  • Experience in sales and providing solutions based on customer needs.
  • Ability to analyse data and sales statistics.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with an aptitude in building relationships with professionals of all organizational levels.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong negotiation and leadership skills.
  • Able to manage multiple key accounts without compromising on the quality of services provided.

Remuneration Package

  • Salary package is between R33k and R40k CTC per month, dependant on experience.
  • Other benefits include Company car, Petrol card, Company cell phone & Laptop

Please note that a detailed job spec will be shared with short listed candidates.



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