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TECHNICAL SALES REP - 369806
TECHNICAL SALES REP
Engineering / Mining / Industrial
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Our client in the software (mining) sector is currently looking for a Technical Sales Rep.
Duties & Responsibilities
Working throughout the Africa region the key expectations for the role are to initiate, progress and close company product opportunities as well as deliver technical presentations to clients, both in a direct sales environment and at trade shows and conferences.
This position is required to contribute to the development of sales and marketing collateral, manage tender responses where requested and coordinate the generation of sales proposals.
Responsibilities of the position will include, but not be limited to:
Present and sell the company product solution to new prospects in the specified region; including technical presales demonstrations
Identify potential customers and contact key personnel to arrange product demonstrations, quotes and other sales-related tasks
Participate in marketing events such as trade shows, seminars and product launches as and when required
Follow up leads and referrals resulting from marketing and/or field activities
Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts
Liaise with existing clients to ensure their needs are being met
Identify opportunities to provide additional products and/or training and support services to existing clients
Maintain client, lead and opportunity data in the CRM database system
Prepare and maintain status reports including activity, closings and follow-ups
Desired Experience & Qualification
Tertiary degree in geology or mine engineering
2-10 years’ experience in an operational capacity
Some commercial experience will be highly regarded
Exposure to fleet management systems is essential
The ability and appetite to learn sales skills (e.g. lead generation, networking, communication, solution identification, closing)
Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to communicate effectively in a business environment