Posted time 18th June 2024 Location Johannesburg Job type Full-time
  • Experience: 10 years sales experience in automotive industry
  • Salary: Up to R100 000 pm CTC negotiable

A well known automotive OEM company which produces motor vehicles and motor bikes in over 10 countries is looking for a National Sales Manager to head-up their motorbikes division based in Sandton

  • This position is Permanent, located in Sandton
  • Salary range R60 000 to R100 000 pm CTC negotiable
  • Benefits : Medical Aid, Prov. Fund, Bonus, Lease Vehicle, Leave, Fuel, Cell phone
  • Relocation : Company will cover

The future of mobility is changing whereby our client produces vehicles in 14 countries and delivers them to customers in more than 150 markets worldwide. Electromobility, smart mobility and digital transformation are our core topics for the future. For many millions of people, Our client is the epitome of mobility- not only today, but also tomorrow. Become part of it and help develop new solutions with your curiosity and ideas. You can expect a diverse team that supports you and with whom you can grow together and develop your potential.

Brief Role Description

  • Based in Sandton and reporting into the National Sales Director, the successful incumbent will be responsible to develop objectives in respect of motorbike sales, volume, market share, customer brand awareness, customer satisfaction and brand image and effectively plan, manage, and control all motorbikes sales channels to achieve market share.

Possible Tasks within this Role

  • To ensure that Sales and marketing achieves objectives by leading, motivating, training, and developing staff to enable them to meet all goals and objectives.
  • Develop quarterly sales incentive program which maximizes profitability and achieve sales volume.
  • Analyze and interpret market trends, competitor activity and other external economic factors to ensure the development of appropriate product, price promotion and distribution strategies.
  • Develop and manage the implementation of technique and systems to ensure accurate sales planning and volume forecasting to optimize production, sales and stock levels.
  • Initiate and manage the development of sound advertising and promotional strategies which are fully integrated with the overall strategic direction and objectives for the brand.
  • Manage dealer performance in respect of marketing, promotional and sales actions for the division.
  • Develop and manage the implementation of motorcycle maintenance programmers designed to reduce the cost of ownership and improve customer retention in dealer workshops.
  • Develop and manage the implementation of strategies and systems to achieve a Customer Satisfaction Index in respect of sales and after-sales which is the benchmark for the industry.
  • Manage the implementation of control systems to monitor, maintain and enforce dealer franchise standards, code of business ethics and general operational standards for the dealer network.
  • Ensure that Dealers meet Volkswagen franchise motorbikes Division

Qualification requirements

  • A formal 3-year National Diploma or bachelor’s degree in commerce/ Business Management/ Finance/Marketing from a recognized tertiary institution

Experience needed

  • Minimum of 10 years motor / automobile industry experience
  • Minimum of 5 years at management level in motor bikes


  • Ability to think, plan and execute at strategic level.
  • Ability and confidence to communicate and negotiate with top management, Group companies and direct customers and form valued working relationships across all levels.
  • Well – developed and effective negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Selling and marketing skills.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Abroad knowledge and understanding of general principles of management, marketing, advertising, market research, sales, finance, legislation, product, body and equipment building

Added Advantage

  • A post – graduate qualification would be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years Regional Sales experience
  • Applications must be submitted to by no later than Tuesday 25th June 2024.

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