Head of Sales Job

Food Production Company

A food production Company is looking to employ a Head of Sales.


To achieve monthly sales targets and profitability in line with agreed Company growth plans


1.     Achieve monthly sales targets

  • Ensure orders are processed and delivered on time and in correct quantities
  • Ensure that the Company carries a full range of stock at any given time in all Sales Outlets
  • Ensure there are no product expiries in the Sales Outlets
  • Verification and authorization of sales returns
  • Ensure prime cuts are as per customer  specification
  • Stock displayed as per company merchandising standards
  • Zero% complaints on product quality
  • Monthly compilation of the competitor price survey
  • Monthly loss of sales report sent by 2nd of the following month
  • Ensure FIFO is adhered to 100%
  • Circulate to management daily sales reports
  • Circulate to management daily stock holding reports

2.     Develop and up-skill the of the Sales Staff

  • Ensure staff on job training
  • Assess training needs regularly and arrange for training in liaison with the Human Resource Partner
  • Ensure staff engagement
  • Maintain discipline among sales Staff

3.     Ensure effective controls are in place

  • Ensure regular service and timely repair of sales machinery and equipment
  • Ensure sales staff  understand Company policie
  • Ensure compliance with SHEQ standard
  • Strict adherence to reporting time for faults
  • Inventory reports on usage of cleaning chemicals and materials

4.     Ensure strict adherence to environment, Health and Safety issues

  • Ensure all sales staff have full PPE in liaison with Procurement Manager
  • Ensure EH & S awareness among the employees
  • 100% adherence to SHEQ requirements
  • PPE sizes communicated to Procurement Manager twice a year (by end of year and mid-year)
  • Communicate all staff Food Handlers Medicals expiries to management at least a month before expiry

Personality Traits:

  • Hard-working
  • Good attitude and approach to work
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • A team player with an international outlook and an ability to communicate effectively across boundaries.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Full Grade 12 certificate with a pass in mathematics and English ( Essential)
  • A degree in Sales and Marketing
  • Previous experience in sales or client relationship management, preferably in the FMCG and Production industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and negotiate effectively.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • A proactive and results-oriented approach, with a passion for exceeding targets and driving business growth.
  • Valid Driver’s License

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you would be a great fit for this role. Send your application to hr@realmeatafrica.com

Deadline for Applications: 11th April 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

To apply for this job email your details to hr@realmeatafrica.com