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Commercial Manager - Eastern Cape, East London

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East London East London, Eastern Cape Buffalo City, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 18, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Commercial Manager required for a reputable company based in East London


  • Tertiary qualification in Finance / Business Management or related field
  • FMCG Industry experience is essential both within retail and factory environment
  • Must have 5 to 10 years' experience in a senior management role
  • Understanding of Supply Chain / Imports / Exports
  • Understanding of HACCP and relevant certification
  • Must have excellent financial and business acumen
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic mindset
  • Experience working with target metrics
  • Strong attention to detail, time management, leadership and organizational skills
  • Understanding of food manufacturing or production management processes would be advantageous
Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement commercial strategies according to company goals and objectives aiming to maximize revenue, profitability, market share and sustainable growth opportunities
  • Create detailed business plans on commercial opportunities, including expansion, business development, and market research analysis
  • Monitor performance of commercial activities using key metrics
  • Set financial targets and budget development and monitoring
  • Performance reporting and financial and budgeting processes
  • Analyse trends and market conditions, competitor activities, and customer needs to identify growth opportunities
  • Provide strategic advice to upper management
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with key clients, identifying new business opportunities, and overseeing the sales and marketing teams to ensure alignment with overall business objectives
  • Coordinate commercial activities between various departments, including sales, marketing and customer service
Should you wish to apply please email your CV through to Emily Lessing at [Email Address Removed]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive a response within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful. We will keep your CV on our database for any other relevant roles that may arise.

Desired Skills:
  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
  • Management
  • Supply Chain

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