Sales Support Specialist/Manager - VFD

  • Regions
  • Country South Africa
  • City Johannesburg
  • Job number WTSAsifa.Ch25162

About the job

One of our multinational client is looking for a Sales Support Specialist/Manager specialized in Variable-Frequency Drives   (VFDs) responsible to provide technical guidance, application advice and expertise to customers over the Southern Africa market. 

Key Performance Areas of the Job: According to a defined roadmap and agreed action plans and targets, you will:
  • Communicates with suppliers on issues such as training, product developments and enhancements as well as technical queries.
  • Provides sales support to the Business Unit team.
  • Provides technical guidance, application advice to distributors and partner companies.
  • Provides input on obsolete products
  • Is kept constantly up to date with competitor activities and other market related activity including Products.
  • Develops ‘Value Proposition’
  • Evaluates in-house technical training requirements for the business unit.
  • Prepare Product presentation
  • Develops and implements training for the Sales Engineers, distributors, and customers of the Business Unit.
  • Contributes to the research and writing of technical editorials.
  • Responsible for the technical and Product selection of drives for submission of tenders/projects received from Customers and Sales Engineers.
  • Attends tender adjudication and bid clarification meetings on behalf of the company.

Inherent Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in VFDs  in regards to business / technical knowledge of how systems work
  • Knowledge of the most common used software and applications (e.g. SAP, CRM, Office etc.) is an added value
  • Communication skills, high sense of commerce and team spirit are your characteristics
  • Strong personal resilience and self-organization capabilities will be highly appreciated
  • Willing to travel  throughout South Africa and other African markets is a must


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