Account Manager - Mining Coal East

Middelburg
Reference No: WD-0009117

What's the role?

We’re looking for an Account Manager from all different backgrounds to join our sales team in the MIDDELBURG, ERMELO / South Africa with focused experience and knowledge in the construction and mining industry.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.

With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

The purpose of the role is to create value in the allocated account's portfolio through effective design and implementation of individual account strategies to build long term, sustainable and profitable relationships with the customer. The role involves professional field sales and high level customer consultation in the defined territory within the target industry. The job holder needs to provide efficient solutions and technical support to customers and represent the Hilti brand in the market place.
Scope: Anchor job in Account Manager structure.

You would be joining a company ranked as a Top Employer, making Hilti a great place to work.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you the necessary resources you need to excel in your role, including one-on-one coaching, and a complete support network to help you day to day. We’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets.

Hilti will put their trust in you, giving you ample opportunity and freedom to grow and develop. What we want in return is someone who will not only go the extra mile, but also be the right culture fit, someone who will embrace change, and someone with the talent to move the business forward in their field of work. Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary as part of our employee value proposition.

Why should you apply?

We have a diverse team of people with a variety of nationalities, backgrounds and experiences. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter where you’re from.

What you need is:

  • A bachelor’s degree or diploma
  • Minimum 3-5 years sales experience
  • Experience in the Mining or Construction industry (preferred)
  • Microsoft Office Skills
  • Excellent English Skills (Written and Spoken)
  • Excellent Afrikaans Skills (Written and Spoken)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Commitment, courage and competitive drive
  • A willingness to learn and challenge yourself
  • Strong technical skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High level of motivation, very strong customer focus and a continuous improvement mentality required
  • Business acumen and excellent knowledge of the job market and network across the sector

As part of your interview process, we’ll take you on a day-in-the-life ‘field ride’ to give you a feel for the job and our culture.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Should you not hear from us within two weeks of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

“How am I going to sell power tools? I’ve never drilled a hole in my life! That’s what I thought when I first joined Hilti, but it’s really not like that. It’s about nurturing your strengths and being rewarded for hard work.”

- James, Customer service representative (sales)

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