Johannesburg, South Africa
Last shared 70 days ago
purpose of the Role is to implement the Tier 3, Sub-D / Main Market strategy at
retail level. The primary purpose of the role is to ensure targeted Coverage,
Sales, Distribution and Retail Presence Objectives are met. The channel is a
must win channel and of strategic importance to the Company and its principals.
·Consistent development and updating of the
Retail Outlet Universe Data base.
·Consistent achieving of Coverage, Sales,
Numeric Distribution & In-store Communication objectives.
·Achieving of the trade coverage plan.
·On time reporting and completion of daily
·Implementation of all merchandising initiatives
according to determined standards.
·Responsible for all company resources on a daily
basis i.e. Vehicles, POS, merchandising material, stock, mobile phone.
·The implementation of promotions when
·Field any trade related issues or queries at
·Provide ongoing market intelligence to
·A minimum of a Matric / NQF Level 4
qualification is required – from a recognised institution.
·Between 6 months to 3 years Field Sales
experience - from an Informal Trade.
·A reliable vehicle and unendorsed license.
·Must be a local and reside in the relevant area
·Must be willing to work 45 hours per week, with
flexibility. Thus working days / times can be changed by the company in
accordance with legislation.
·Must speak the local language/s in the area of
·Ability and / or aptitude to be able to manage
the Company’s future CRM system.
·Attitudinal competencies include – achievement
orientation, attention to detail, time management.
In 2010, Diplomat entered South Africa. The company has 4 distribution centres across the country, designed to provide full coverage of market needs, with total storage capacity of 19,000 pallets: • In Johannesburg, an advanced logistics centre on an area of 10,000 sq.m.,• Cape Town, on an area of 9,000 sq.m.• Other distribution centres are in Durban and Port ElizabethThe distribution system goes directly to approxi¬mately 33,000 customers - Wholesalers and Retail, Baby and Department chains, in urban areas by Pre-Sale, as well as kiosks and con-venience stores in rural areas in the private sector, by direct sales (Van-Sale). The company also provides services to phar¬macies, including OTC products. The com¬pany currently employs over 1,100 workers. In late 2017 the South African Business Unit was rewarded for all their outstanding work with P&G by being chosen as the Best Distributor in the IMEA Region (India, Middle East, Africa) at a Global P&G conference in Geneva.Key business partnerships in South Africa include: P&G, Mondelez, JDE - Jacobs Coffee and Duracell.
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