|Location||Cirencester, Gloucestershire||Job Type||Permanent|
|Salary||£24000 - £25000 per annum + bonus||Sector||Engineering|
Salary: circa £25,000 + bonus
My client, a local engineering company specialising in the manufacture of bespoke machinery are currently looking for a Sales Executive to join their African sales department on a permanent basis.
They are based in a rural location and so a driving licence is essential for the role. The role will also involve occasional short visits away from office; factory, exhibitions etc. and potential growth into sales trips overseas. Training will be carried out at desk/ meeting room/ factory/ R&D workshop/ showroom/ (possible) site visits.
*Generating interest and sales in Africa, with focus on Nigeria, using market research
*Responding to enquiries and offering support to existing and potential clients alike
*Supporting the departmental Sales Manager, and colleagues with other markets in Africa
*Directly handling the African sales enquiries: logging enquiries, responding by email and telephone, extracting further information from the client
*Generating quotations in Excel, and sending covering emails
*Following up previous enquiries from shows and web
*Coordinating and managing engineers' movements
*Planning for installations and commissioning works - with Client Support Manager
*Contacting all clients in Nigeria - offering follow up support
*Handling spare parts enquiries - gathering information for Sales Administrator to process spares orders
*Occasional processing of parts to despatch via DHL - working with Administrator, Stores and Despatch teams, and remote engineers
*Organising service visits and ensuring clients are invoiced
*Building working cost analysis spreadsheets for regular products showing potential payback period of equipment
*Driving; collecting clients from train stations (occasionally Heathrow)
*Factory tours - taking clients around the factory
*Writing up meeting notes
Ideally you will have some sort of an interest in/experience of Africa to a lesser or larger extent as you will be joining the Africa sales department. An exposure to the agriculture industry or a technical background would also be beneficial for the role.
Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.