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The purpose of the position is to acquire new clients by generating sales leads, following up on sales leads, making sales, collecting, and submitting signed documentation for review and approval of sales applications. Following up on submitted applications and installations to ensure that the company acquires sufficient new business that is viable and generates a profit for the business in line with projected sales on the budget.

 Key responsibilities

Sales

  • Acquire new business opportunities and grow our ATM presence.
  • Generate Leads, create database and identifying potential sites.
  • Achievement of sales targets broken down per device per month
  • Revenue and Profit target
  • Expense Control in relation to Sales ensuring that actions are done efficiently ensuring the costs are controlled – managing your costs.
  • Identify and follow up business leads.
  • Planned approach to target new customers.
  • Utilising leakage statistics per Province and Region in an aggressive attempt to acquire the business with merchants in the area.
  • Increase ATM footprint / representation nationally in retail sector as well as grow market share.
  • Ensure profitable devices are deployed and Cost to income targets are within acceptable departmental targets.
  • Minimise underperforming ATMs that are below the agreed thresholds.
  • Reduce ATM net pay away where it makes sense.
  • Maintain individual Daily, weekly, and monthly sales targets that have been agreed by the Channel.
  • Adhere to service standards and best practices to ensure that customer satisfaction is achieved.
  • Ensure all devices perform within the breakeven threshold.
  • Weekly and monthly monitoring of stats.
  • Building relationships with existing clients to get referrals.
  • Assess site feasibility.
  • Meeting with the customer to complete the application.
  • Discuss and negotiate the terms of the agreement.
  • Presenting different types of ATMs and deals
  • Ensure all supporting documentation is complete and submitted.
  • Forwarding details of the site to security
  • Keeping in touch with relevant departments to track installations.
  • Advising the client of the installation spot and the type of signage that will be used.
  • Monitoring the ATM and transactions post installation
  • Dealing with any come backs from various departments.

Client onboarding

  • Obtain CIT approval for all sites prior to signing up contract.
  • Ensure site readiness with the operational teams and updating the merchant throughout the onboarding journey

Customer Service & Retention

  • Always ensure confidentiality of customer information
  • Regular site visits to existing customers to ensure the client is happy with the services end-to end.
  • Customer Service review sessions to take place to determine profitability and performance of the device.
  • Effective query and complaints resolution following by the appropriate escalation.
  • Ensure the merchant needs are addressed timeously and effectively.
  • To delight our internal and external merchants through:
    • Management of sales territory
    • To be the focal point of contact for the merchant
    • Planned regular merchant visits.
  • Develop and Maintain existing customer relationships and networks.
  • Ensure speedy query resolution through adherence to the service level agreement

Contract Management

  • Capturing and completing all fields, protocols on agreements and contracts timeously and accurate.
  • Requesting supporting document e.g. FICA documents as per legislation
  • Capturing the client information right ‘up front on installation request form for the creation of merchant / vendor profile and account settlements
  • All contracts under management are signed an up to date weekly and monthly.
  • Ensure clients have contracts and that contracts are regularly reviewed in line with regulatory change.
  • Assist the merchant with the contract, explaining the terms and conditions.
  • Ensure all clients’ documents are collected and filed in line with Net1 requirements.
  • Ensure clients and contracts are FICA compliant.

Operational support

  • Manage the client and site with respect to operational issues. Cash out etc.
  • Act as single point of contact to resolve all local service issues that arise.
  • Monitor and engage ATM Command Centre with respect to downtimes etc.
  • This is done on a regional basis as the bank as no regional representation.

Planning

  • Clear sales plans and actionable actions
  • Weekly Call plans and management
  • Customer Service Plans to address retention.
  • Developing and implementing a formal sales plan and strategy
  • Planned approach to target new customers.
  • Have a list of leakage areas which we should target in an aggressive attempt to acquire the business with merchants in the area.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12
  • Relevant tertiary qualification degree in Public Relations/Marketing
  • Min 3 years’ experience in Sales would be an advantage.
  • Proven ability to Negotiate, close deals and conflict resolution.
  • Ability to generate own leads

Conditions of employment

  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Own reliable transport
  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • Contactable via own mobile phone
  • Available for work on weekends and public holidays when required.


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Gauteng
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:£- £ per hour