ALPLA ANGOLA PLASTICOS LDA

Viana / Angola / Sales & Business Development / Full time

Commercial Manager

What you will enjoy doing

PURPOSE 

The Commercial Manager is responsible for Sales, Business Development and Communication Shared Services. Furthermore, the job holder is responsible to sustain the current business, increase revenue sales whilst producing a profit margin in line with budget.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES 

  • Support and improve the company’s business, by fostering and developing relationships with customers, suppliers and closely follow up communication with all related partners
  • Work closely with the Plant Manager of Viana (Angola) to improve profitability through careful strategic planning and positioning on the existing and arising markets, always under commercial management orientations
  • Identify new business opportunities, including new markets, growth areas and sector, providing proper feedback to Plant Manage Viana (Angola), working closely with them
  • Act as the key interface between our customers as well as suppliers and all relevant internal departments in order to meet account performance objectives and customer expectations
  • Responsible for shared service communication and alignment with internal and third party shared service
  • Provide information to the Production Manager to align and plan orders according with all customer needs and ALPLAs interests
  • Liaise with the finance team, warehousing, and logistics departments as appropriate
  • Elaborate business plans and article calculations
  • Update price lists as well as prepare, analyse and monitor pricing taking into consideration FX-fluctuations and changes in raw material prices
  • Develop and ensure that proper procedures are established which fulfil all ALPLA stakeholders and partners, especially with the shared services companies

 

What makes you great

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Develop and ensure that proper procedures are established which fulfil all ALPLA stakeholders and partners, especially with the shared services companies
  • Min. 3 – 5 years’ experience within Commercial area in FMCG and proven track of leading people
  • Relevant qualification
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese
  • Enthusiasm for a demanding industrial product and technical understanding
  • Experience in managing accounts
  • Excellent negotiating, relationship building and communication skills in English and the local language
  • Willingness to travel, frequently.
  • Strong team player who enjoys to build and develop a motivated team
  • Highly self-motivated and self-driven
  • Profound MS Office skills; especially Excel

Contact

ALPLA PACKAGING SA (PTY) LTD

ms Lelethu Hlati , Human Resources

Cnr Hazeldene Drive & N2, Julian Way

7130 Somerset West

+27 218 403 770

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