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Senior Sales Representative - Fire and Safety

Wadeville, South Africa


Job Description

·       Achieve sales based on allocated target while keeping margin targets in line with companies expectations

·       Develop and implement strategies to grow allocated target Segments

·       Prepare monthly forecasts, reports and other documentation as required by Management .

·       Implement and keep the Sales CRM Flat File up to date (sales calls, opportunities etc.)

·       Must be proficient in the use the Microsoft Office suit

·       Must be able to do technical and product presentations to customers

·       Should display a high level of commercial and contract knowledge

·       Should conduct site visits and be able to advise customers on technical solutions for their requirements

·       Follow the sales process through from pre-sales stage to project completion Sound relationships with market influencers (eg. Consulting engineers, Contractors, Integrators)


·       +5 years’ experience in the Fire Detection arena

·       Electrical Degree/Diploma will be advantageous

·       Extensive Life Safety Systems and Product knowledge including EVAC, Disabled Refuge, Central Battery Systems, Mass Notification and Security

·       In-depth knowledge of both installation and manufacturing standards

·       Extensive experience with all aspects of customer relationship management, project management, installation and commissioning

·       Must be able to design fire solutions

·       Knowledge of local market (consulting engineers, installer and integrators) and competition specifically in Fire and Security

·       Presentation skills, public speaking

·       Good commercial and Contract knowledge

·       Willingness to travel locally and outside of South Africa if needed

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Sales

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Africa

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 059204