Senior Sales Rep - Life Safety Devices (Fire Detection)

Senior Sales Rep - Life Safety Devices (Fire Detection)

  • Location

    South Africa - Johannesburg

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  • Contact:

    Anna Kushnir

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-91853

  • Published:

    3 months ago

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A global electronics and power business is looking for a Senior Sales Representative to work in their Life Safety Systes division. The role is based in the East Rand, however is travel based. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • More than 5 years’ experience in Fire Detection
  • N6 or higher with electrical qualification
  • 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
  • Experience in customer relationship management, project management, installation and commissioning of Fire, Security and Lighting systems and products
  • Must be proficient in the use the Microsoft Office suit
  • Must be able to do technical and product presentations to customers
  • Knowledge of local market and competition specifically in Fire and Security
  • Willingness to travel locally and outside of South Africa

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • 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.
  • Display a high level of commercial and contract knowledge
  • 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
  • Make use of the system to set goals and achieve career and personal growth
  • Sound relationships with market influencers (e.g. Consulting engineers, Contractors, Integrators)


  • Base salary of R40,000 - R50,000 per month
  • Additional Medical Aid & Pension Fund contributions
  • Additional Car Allowance, Petrol Card & Car Insurance