Tetra Pak: Future Talent - Account Executive trainee (Cape Town)

Future Talent - Account Executive trainee Date: 01-Mar-2021

Location: Cape Town, ZA

Company: Tetra Pak

At Tetra Pak we touch millions of lives every day, ensuring better nutrition and healthier lifestyles through safe packaging and food processing solutions. Guided by our global brand promise, PROTECTS WHAT'S GOOD, we strive to make a difference by protecting food, people and our futures. To do this we need more than smart technology. We need smart people too. People like you, who wants to work with people like us.

Future Talent Programme Start your career development “in good company” and become Tetra Pak’s next Future Talent! We are looking for highly motivated newly graduates to join us in 2021! Future Talent Programme is a Trainee Programme within Tetra Pak. We offer a permanent position from start in September 2021 at our office in Cape Town. You will onboard an individual designed development programme for 2 years connected to a specific position and the Tetra Pak organization. During the program you will take part of trainings and local and international job rotations throughout various parts of Tetra Pak to explore your potential and grow as a person. As our new Trainee you will get to know our entire business and work with colleagues all over the world. And this is just the beginning of your Tetra Pak career!

Future Talent - Account Executive trainee We are looking for young, talented & ambitious future talent- Account Executive trainee who is ready to join Tetra Pak's team to be based in Cape Town. The successful candidate will report to South Africa' Key Account Director . The position is located in Cape Town, South Africa, but you should be able to relocate. Develop competences/skills to become Sales Management professional. Is able to perform relatively simple tasks in Sales Management function with limited supervision. The tasks may include occasional communication with stakholders

What you will do As a Future Talent Account Executive, you will

  • Identify the opportunities to increase customer profitability for a sustainable and profitable mutual growth

  • Inputs into proposing the annual budget for the key account. Responsible for the results reached (Profit and Loss with regards to Packaging, Equipment and Services).

  • Ensure and improve Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty according to global group processes

  • Understand the Customers overall business and activities (competitive environment, growth strategy, productivity, profitability)

  • Identify customer needs and drive opportunities in agreement with the commercial business strategy, the market, category, portfolio and plans of the Technical Service department

  • Actively pursue business opportunities through the Opportunity Management & Sales global process

  • Drive closure of sales contracts according to process and execute implementation according to relevant global process.

  • Pro-actively drive resolution of customer issues, including Cross boundary issues

  • Ensure accurate sales forecasts

Who you are We believe you have :

  • Recent University Graduate (year 2018/2019) – Engineering or Commercial Degree required

  • 1-2 years working experience in corporate sales department (Internship)

  • Sales driven mindset

  • Strong analytical skills/ data analysis.

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills (writing and editing).

  • Prioritisation & organisational skills; able to work across multiple projects.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Good computer skills (Microsoft office skills, power point, excel, spreadsheets and web and social skills).

  • Valid passport and driver’s license

We offer you

  1. Variety of exiting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape.

  2. Culture that pioneers spirit of innovation where our engineering genius drives visible results.

  3. Equal opportunity employment experience that values difference and diversity.

  4. Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements.

Apply Now! If you are inspired to share our responsibilities of protecting food to protecting the planet, please submit your resume in English through our careers page on www.jobs.tetrapak.com. This job position will expire on 15/03/2021. For queries about your application contact Nadine Bourguiba.

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