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Key Account Manager


Western Cape

Job Description :

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A well-established agribusiness with international backing is offering a unique career development opportunity for a candidate with a strong technical biological foundation combined with a passion for sustainable agriculture and a naturally innovative approach to people, sales and products.

The role of Key Account Manager will cover the Western Cape (Stellenbosch-based servicing the areas from Clanwilliam to George. Reporting to the National Sales Manager and liaising closely with other team members, each Key Account Manager will primarily take responsibility for proactively developing more business with key customers and forging strong relationships to meet and exceed sales targets, whilst offering integrity and excellence in product support and advice. Other areas of responsibility will include:

  • Establishment of genuine business partnerships with key customers to drive and grow sales;
  • Assisting distributors to grow sales via agent networks;
  • Product training and presentations to all role players within the area and distribution channel;
  • Proactive provision of information to the company (pricing, forecasts, market information etc.);
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting with input on strategy and budgets;
  • Complaint handling and resolution;
  • Continuous analysis of the market (competitors, products, technical aspects, sales channels and other influential factors and opportunities).


  • A relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. biological/ agricultural)
  • Candidates with a technical post-graduate qualification or post-graduate sales/marketing studies will be given preference
  • Excellent technical communication ability
  • Able to establish strong relationships and earn trust through integrity and customer-focus
  • An pioneering approach and entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to work independently when required, with strong self-motivation
  • Results oriented and decisive
  • Fluency in both English and Afrikaans
  • Freedom and willingness to travel extensively.
Salary Details:

The company offers a competitive salary package in line with candidates experience/ qualification. The package includes a basic salary, travel, phone and data allowances, group risk cover and a target-based commission structure with 20 leave days per annum. 


To be considered for this position please contact Kate Watts or email a completed CV to kwatts@agristaff.co.za. You are encouraged to complete our Registration Document if you are not currently registered.

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