Vacancy: External Account Manager - Public Sector - Government (Midrand)

External Account Manager - Public Sector - Government (Midrand)

Applications in the form of an updated CV to be addressed to Talia Marr Via e-mail on [email protected] 
Closing Date: 24 June 2022 @ 17h00

External Account Manager - Public Sector - Government (Midrand) Role Description

Reporting to the Executive: Public Sector & SADC Sales, the successful candidate will be based in Midrand and will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities


  • Achieve monthly sales targets
  • Establish and grow new client base within Public Sector
  • Maintain client relationships across Public Sector
  • Maintain current client database and forecasts
  • Develop sales plans per account
  • Deliver product presentations and entertain clients
  • Managing the sales process
  • Generate sales leads and constant follow up with deals
  • Identify sales opportunities to market Enterprise & Software products and the company
  • Compilation of all quotations
  • Following up on quotes and convert to orders
  • Attend product training and events
  • Processing and administration of relevant sales documentation

Talia Marr
Recruitment Specialist

+27 (11) 265 3277



  • Matric with mathematics is essential
  • Sales and/or Marketing qualification is required, college diploma or university degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Public Sector Sales
  • Minimum of 5 years’ account management experience within the sector
  • Established network at various levels within the reseller and end user sector
  • Sales experience within the IT industry will be advantageous
  • Ability to identify sales opportunities and use skills to develop solutions when required
  • Ability to work without close supervision
  • Own transport and valid driver’s license
  • Good time management and well organized i.e., deadline-driven, able to plan and prioritize a high workload
  • Above average computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Service quality orientated
  • Customer focused
  • Copes effortlessly within a high stress and pressurized environment
  • Excellent communication, writing and people skills
  • Willing to go the extra mile and succeed
  • Technology driven
  • Basic calculations (ability to work with numbers)
  • Self-actualization (capacity to assert oneself)
  • Motivation (ability to motivate others)
  • Negotiation (in a spirit of co-operation with the aim of an amicable outcome)
  • Tact (courteous, diplomatic, respectful manner)
  • Excellence orientation (set and achieve high standards & ongoing improvement)
  • Feedback (provide positive, helpful & productive feedback)
  • Liaison (establish effective personal contact / channel for communication between parties)
  • Written communication (convey information through written instruction)
  • Decisiveness (ability to make decisions, render judgment, take action & apply corrective measures)
  • Evaluating (ask questions, analyze, give attention to and attend to detail)

Personal Attributes


  • Mature and outgoing individual
  • Well-groomed and highly presentable
  • Well organized individual
  • High attention to detail
  • Positive individual
  • High level of energy
  • Self-driven and willing to go the extra mile
  • A high level of perseverance
  • Be patient, tolerant and diplomatic
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Analytical thinker
  • Problem Solver

All applications in the form of a detailed CV must be forwarded to:

Talia Marr
+27 (11) 265 3277
[email protected]

By sending your CV to apply for the position, you give your consent for the information to be processed and you also acknowledge and understand the purpose for which your personal information is required and will be used for. 

The Company is under no obligation to fill this position and should you not have had any feedback within 2 weeks after the closing date, you may consider your application unsuccessful.