Area Sales Managers


Two Mountains is look for Area Sales Managers for the Kwa-Zulu Natal, Mpumalanga and Venda areas on a permanent basis to report to the National Sales Manager.

Purpose of the Job

Responsible for planning, implementing and directing the field sales activities of the company in a designated area to achieve sales objectives.

Key Outputs

Claims Assessment:
  • Ensure targets are met through teams of field sales agents and referral programs
  • Increase Two Mountain’s market penetration within the area assigned
  • Responsible of supervising and monitoring all Field Agents within assigned catchment area
  • Responsible for coordinating and conducting training of Field Sales Agents
  • Identify new or potential business opportunities for Two Mountains business units
  • Support operations team in launching of new satellite and Branches offices
  • Ensure marketing material is available to all Field Sales Agents
  • Conduct brand awareness training for the field teams
  • Scan the market for new and old competitor activity
  • Liaise with marketing to plan activations and campaign management
  • Identify opportunities for network distribution channel in the catchment area
  • Identify needs in the communities and submit proposals for CSI project identification
  • Work together with Burial Services and Branch Managers to prepare weekly funeral schemes
  • Ensure effective marketing is conducted at funerals and Field Sales Agents are assigned to attend different funerals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Sales and Marketing qualification equivalent to NQF Level 6.
  • Regulatory Exams Level 1 (Essential).

Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience required in Sales with previous working experience as Sales Manager in insurance for three years.
  • In depth knowledge of managing a high-performance sales team
  • Applicable experience of sales performance metrics
  • Prepared to drive extensively across the country.

Technical Competencies:

  • Problem – solving and analytical skills to interpreted sales performance and market trend information
  • Basic financial management understanding
  • Well developed oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills
  • Proven time management skills.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Innovative and independent thinker
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Self motivated and ability to meet tight deadlines with high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to deal with complexity and ambiguity
  • Pro-active, self – motivated, results oriented.

Closing Date: 29 May 2023

Suitable candidates should forward their applications to: 

Two Mountains is an equal opportunity employer subscribing to the Employment Equity Act and hereby invites applications from suitably qualified people to fill the mentioned vacancy.

  • If you do not hear from us within a month of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • It is the applicant`s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
  • Only candidates who meet the requirements should apply.
  • Two Mountains reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • Correspondence will be entered into with shortlisted candidates only.
  • CVs from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted.