POSITION: Sales Manager, Emissions Control Technologies

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Automotive Parts Manufacturer


REPORTS TO: Commercial and Programs Director, South Africa

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: Assume responsibility for the optimised performance of the Company’s Commercial Organisation and the implementation of its sales and customer relations strategy within the Emissions Control Technologies division. Particular emphasis will be on leading the sales function; developing strong customer relationships to enhance sales opportunities and the company’s profitability; developing specific customer strategies to defend market share positions with major customers; Leading the Commercial / Sales function from market intelligence to delivery and development of new business opportunities. He/she will develop and implement a business strategy for the product line that delivers through customer satisfaction both short and long term value creation and sustainable growth.



  • Minimum of 10 years professional experience with a successful track record and varied commercial assignments.

  • Established personal relationship with one or two OEM’s with the relevant markets.

  • Should have gained experience within a global organisation and portray the ability to work in a matrix structure.

  • Experience in and the ability to negotiate at the appropriate commercial levels within a customer organisation.

  • A proven track record in sales, commercial management and business development.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Proven management skills with a successful history of building, developing, motivating and leading a team.


Send your details in confidence to: verushka.singh@woodburnmann.co.za

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