Sales Manager job in Southall at St Mark Freight Services Ltd

Sales Manager

Company: St Mark Freight Services Ltd

Location: Southall UK

Date Posted:Jul 21, 2017

Knowledge & Experience:Must be highly skilled with experience in foods and freight industry.Able to negotiate freight rates with local transport.Duties & responsibilitiesThe person should have extensive knowledge of African, Asian Middle-East and Chinese products.Complete understanding of the quality.Able to access, various variations of the same product.(e.g. rice, lentils, vegetables, Chillies, bananas and so forth). A person who does not have in depth knowledge of the products can easily be conned into buying inferior products.To set up a quality control person, who ensures that the goods being dispatched meet our quantity.Knowledge of growing seasons to ensure top quality.Meeting and discussing with the supplier, quality, quantity and price.This may involve spending time in rural parts of the countries visited, where western style facilities are not present. Hence has to be flexiable.Meet the CustomersMeet the local buyers to discuss their demands.Look at the market price and supply to ensure that we do not over pay, especially if there is an over- supply in the market. This he will have to access from the crop production and the supply from overseas countries, including South American countriesHas to understand the supply situation in the market, so as to avoid glut and waste, because the price can fall within hours.Product developmentThe need to offer the customers a Supply Chain solution to satisfy their demands and requirements.Need to be able to change working patterns to ensure that goods on late flights are handled and distributed properly.Travel.This may involve spending time in rural parts of the countries visited, where western style facilities are not present. Hence has to be flexiable.KEY SKILL:Other than experience and knowledge of the business, the person should have the following skills.Strong negotiation skills and a customer focused approach with a proven sales, marketing and food, background.Ability to work on your own and also as a part of team including foreign suppliers. Need to have the necessary skills to meet airlines for preferential rights and rates.Initiative and enthusiasticExcellent communications and “people Skills”Good IT skillsJob Type: Full-timeSalary: £33,000.00 /year View full job description
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