French Exports Technical Trainer (Sales Consultant)

The successful applicant will be responsible for expanding the product knowledge of new and existing clients for the exports department through planned product and sales training seminars. The person will also be responsible for managing the full training portfolio incl. all budgets, planning and results. Their aim is to maximize sales for the Africa content and Indian Ocean Islands through training.

The main duties of this position include:

The development of training to our export market would be broken up as follows:

  • Working closely with the relevant Export Consultants and establish the required training needed to assist sales for these regions
  • Acquiring a knowledge of these markets and adapt the required training to these markets
  • Organising and ensuring correct training material is available for these markets
  • Liaising closely with the training department for updating of material and the correct training methods
  • Setting a training schedule and budget yearly and adhere to it
  • Determining the best way to offer training of our products in these regions
  • Working closely with our distributors to set up and organise this training in the regions
  • Assisting them with regards to marketing the product in the region and providing all the necessary training in terms of product sales, installation and after sales support
  • Being aware of the purchases of the agent and develop the correct training spread to market our products to their full potential
  • Assisting with day-to-day sales activities and internal sales duties when not traveling

Travelling – The candidate will be expected to visit our existing and new export clients on a regular basis.

Qualifications and other Requirements:

  • Minimum of a post matric qualification in teaching, commerce or business management
  • The successful candidate must have a teaching background with at least 10 years’ experience and preferable within a technical field or subject
  • Knowledge of the Export industry and or travel experience in Africa is a must
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both English and French (read, write and communicate)
  • They must also be in a position to travel frequently with a valid passport