Job purpose: Are you a dynamic and passionate individual who loves interacting with people? We are looking for a Provider Relations Manager to join our elite Pet Insurance Team.
The purpose of this role will require the successful candidate to manage veterinary clinic and pet service provider key accounts within South Africa, whilst acting as a trusted advisor to the client. The role will require the Provider Relations Manager to build relationships with veterinary and pet service provider networks and promote sales within the industry through contact negotiation. The role will require the incumbent to make use of client feedback in order to construct analytical methodologies to improve the product and create a competitive advantage for the Company. To direct, plan and implement a Vet and Pet Service Provider Network strategy to contribute towards the achievement of the company’s sales objectives (including blister packs); Prospecting for new customers; Promote and detail products and services to Vet Network and related stakeholders (includes end-users, veterinarians and veterinary clinics, co-ops, distributors and wholesalers); Cultivate long-term customer relationships in order to promote and reinforce the client’s value proposition; Identify opportunities for growth within the Vet and Pet Service Provider Network; Obtain complete knowledge of competitor products and markets; Maintain up-to-date record keeping and administration; Technical knowledge of industry and best practices; Weekly reporting to management; Provide insight into the service and sales aspects to position our brand in a uniformed manner throughout the business; Attend brand and marketing events as the Brand Ambassador for the Company; Candidate Requirements Grade 12; Ability to Speak English and Afrikaans - essential Minimum twelve (12) months experience in a sales/ broker environment Valid Driver’s licence and own vehicle – non-negotiable Skills: People management skills; Negotiation skill; Report writing skills; Excellent interpersonal skills; Organisational skills; Strong consultative selling skills; Excellent communication and presentation skills. Attributes: Strong client focus; Act as the number one contributor to clients; Demonstrated success in persuasion, influence and negotiation skills; Ability to develop long-term business relationships; Be comfortable with being a face-to-face representative. Additional Requirements: Flexibility to participate in evening and/or weekend programs with customers; Will be required to travel overnight regionally and nationally as and when required by the business. This position reports to: Sales Manager Apply before Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 44 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.