General Sales Manager Public Sector - 13102

Job No:  13102
General Sales Manager:  Public Sector- Gauteng Region
Location:  Sandton
Salary:  Market Related dependent upon experience + Medical Aid + Pension
BEE Position

Purpose of the position

Manages sales of the company’s products and services (managed print services, OA, etc). Ensures consistent, profitable growth in sales revenues through positive planning, deployment and management of sales personnel. Identifies objectives, strategies and action plans to improve. This role is required to identify key business stakeholders. It is primarily responsible for building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.

Responsibilities & duties

Planning, Control and Reporting

  • Manage and Assigned geographic sales base and products and services to maximize sales revenues and meet company objectives

  • Accurately forecasts annual, quarterly and monthly targets and budgets

  • Develops specific plans to ensure revenue growth in all company’s products

  • Formulates all sales policies, practices and procedures

  • Formulating and Implementing business strategy RFP’s, RFQ’s and RFP’s for Public Sector

  • Designing and implementing the overall sales & marketing plan for the Public Sector

  • Provide content and updates for various management reporting and environmental scanning processes and ensuring these objectives are met

  • Budget formulation and implementation

  • Implementing operational control and best practices

  • Working with sales coordinator/s in managing the measurement of customers/stakeholder satisfaction surveys and develop plans together with management where improvements are required

  • Ensures regular reporting on sales performance to sales team and management.

Manage Staff

  • Establishes and manages effective programs to compensate, coach, appraise and train sales employees

  • Manages and develops sales and sales support staff

  • Monitoring and reviewing staff’s performance and progress

  • Evaluate performance and quality and to plan improvements

Stakeholder Relationships

  • Ensuring stakeholders are recognised as partners in the development and delivery of our strategic goals

  • Developing and implementing stakeholder engagement strategies including informing, consulting and involving stakeholders

  • Implement the stakeholder engagement guidelines (opportunity monitoring, tender/bid response engagement)

  • Advising management of issues and/or risks to stakeholder relationships as soon as they arise so risks can be managed

  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders in establishing and recommending the most realistic sales goals for the company

  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders to establish and control budgets for sales

  • Effectively ensuring that management and staff understand the value of – and are committed to – the genuine participation of stakeholders in the development of products and services designed to meet stakeholder needs (customer-focus)

  • Assist business to effectively consult and engage stakeholders on relevant projects. Projects such as BEE verification, marketing/PR etc

  • Manage stakeholder satisfaction research projects, including developing and implementing strategies for continually improving stakeholder satisfaction

  • Manage stakeholder forums, strategic meetings and special events

  • Attend relevant public meetings, events and trade shows with key outcomes of enhancing the Company’s image and promote its founding principles

  • Coordinate stakeholder contact through the implementation of a stakeholder contact management system

  • Ensuring optimal relationships with Key Public-Sector CIO

  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including existing and prospective customers

  • Identify stakeholder issues and act appropriately to address issues


  • Hold regular meeting with sales employees

  • Performs sales activities on existing and new accounts and negotiates sales price and discounts in consultation with internal stakeholders.

  • Make contact and arrange meetings with key prospective customers as directed by the MD

  • Achieving profitability targets.

  • Achieving growth targets.

  • Maintaining sound customer relations.

  • Liaising with customers and suppliers.

  • Maintaining standards of Level 1 BBBEE level and Supporting Procurement.

  • Contribute to the overall development and maintenance of the company reputation

  • Achieve KPI targets