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Commercial Manager

Marketing ~ Sales ~ Other
KwaZulu-Natal

Well known SA listed company is looking for a seasoned Commercial Manager to participate in the
strategic growth, business development and management of commercial activities.
The role is to purposefully grow the business organically, with a specific focus on East Africa
 
The successful candidate needs to display leadership qualities that encourage innovation,
collaboration and forward-thinking, promoting the success of all divisions.
 
Requirements:
• B Com Degree in Commerce or Business Management
• Post Graduate Qualification in Logistics
• Bachelor of Law or LLB will be advantageous
Experience:
• 10 Years or more in:-
o Cross Border Logistics
o Project Logistics and Heavy Lift
o International Shipping
o Customs Clearing
o Supply chain Management
o Commercial, sales and marketing
• 5 Years or more in:-
o Senior Management Experience
o Leading teams within Africa
o Coordinating and managing global logistics projects
o Working in a cross-functional team
o Contract Law or International Shipping and Logistics Legal experience
o Project Chartering and Fixtures experience will be advantageous
o Data Analysis and Reporting
o SHEQ/Risk Management
 
Key Performance Areas:
• Management and growth of the Project Logistics Team
• Development of Cross Border and Project Logistics business and maintaining existing relationships
• Building and maintaining strong and sustainable customer relationships to ensure exposure and increased sales
• Financial Management and Administration of new business
• Overseeing, maintaining, and improving processing systems and ensuring quality compliance to internal ISO systems
• Monitoring company performance against service level agreements.