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CV, Sales Manager Seeking Work In Europe Or Australia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 35174
(11/02/1989, male)
List top 5 skills: entrepreneurship, key accounts, new business development, sales, sales executive
Short Bio:

I am commission driven, self motivated.
Not a clock watcher. I am ambitious able to manage the big boys.
I have several years of sales experience.
I am looking for company that will let me grow into it as well as let me grow as a person.
I have European citizenship.
I am looking to relocate out of South Africa.
I also am well travelled. I am HUNGRY for success.

Current location: 

South Africa - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Pharmaceutical and Science

Spoken languages: 

Afrikaans, english

Locations I am interested in working:


List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Belgium, Botswana, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, portugal, South Africa, spain, Sweden, switzerland

Professional Skills Summary

Trading professional: Seven years in different fields relating to consultant pharmaceutical sales, specifying of products in the building industry.

Strong background: in people communications as well as solving problems in areas. Bringing innovative ideas, youthful energy, always willing to learn new things and enjoying challenges in a dynamic work environment.

Experienced: in relationship buildings. Skillful observer and communicating to people am able to find common ground. My motto is “There is always a way “.

Quick learner: With ability to easily research new opportunities dedicated and self-motivated team player.

Excellent: communication and problem solving, 0rganizational and leadership skills.

Proficient: in various business applications including: spread sheets, graphs, and body language, etc.



• IEB Senior Certificate at Trinity House High School.

• Significant Coursework: ADP accounting, computers, marketing, communications

• Various computer certificates at Monash Australian University.

• Currently busy with selected management courses.

• Project Management Course. (Though the Iliad group)

• Computer skills


Work Experience

2006/05/01 – 2007/11/25

Was involved in the Warehouse in part time management of Mac’s Outfitters:

• Helped structure and improve efficiency of the stock and made sure that all the retail clothing came out on time and when needed.

• Successfully improve business processes that helped turn the stock faster in busy times of the day  aking it more profitable

• Weekend and holiday Job.


2008/01/15 – 2008/09/25

Waitering at Angie’s Restaurant

• While I was studying full time at Monash University, I worked at a restaurant and their catering company. Learnt many social skills.

• Weekend and holiday Job


2008/10/01 – 2011/11/02

Remax Estate Agents and Century 21 Agents

• Worked for Remax for a year for Jenny Heroldt and was scouted by Aurial van Vuuren at Century 21 and have been with her since then, (four years) working on weekends in the Dainfern area. And have sold currently 15 houses to due date.

• Still employed at Century 21.

• Sitting and sales of show house,(Sundays Only)


2009/06/01 – 2010/09/25

Ferreira’s Décor World under Iliad (Commenced as casual then became permanent).

• Learnt the ceramic tile trade at a salesman level and have partaken in many different training courses offered by the company. On products, how to approach the customer etc.

• This included the basics of selling skills that is a necessity for survival in the sales market.

• Was the top salesman for the company for six months in concession?

• Sales representative promoted to manager.

• Reason for leaving better prospects offered by Handles Inc.


2010/10/01 – 2011/10/25

Handles Inc. Hyde Park.

• Handles Inc. Hyde Park is an exclusive door handle and finishes business. I learnt all the business functions from warehousing, customer solving, sales, customer care, orders and purchasing.

• I was entrusted with opening the store for business was their top salesman since inception breaking all company targets and attaining all budgets.

• Attained the companies first one million sales target in a month.

• Dealt with various designers and architects for their Italian range of handles.

• Sales Person Install and on the road.

• Reason for leaving better prospects offered Activo Pharmaceutical.


2011/11/01 – 2012/10/15

Activo Health.

• Moved to Activo Pharmaceuticals based in Pretoria as it was a better future.

• My area Johannesburg west rand recorded the best sales and grew by 50% in my term.

• Have very strong relationships with the mines in my area.(Anglo gold, Harmony, Gold fields)

• I successfully placed Activo into major competitions league in chronic and front shop sector. I.E “Supiroban which is the generic to Bactroban. We took 40% of the market in six months”

• I was able to learn a lot about the pharmaceutical market sector .understand competitive and challenging market. And how to approach the market and be successful in building good business relationship, considering price sensitivity and aggressive marketing.

• Sales Person on the road(area covered Four ways to Mafeking)

• Left for better prospects offered by Ferreira’s. (Enjoyed the Specifying market.)


2012/10/26 – 2013/06/25

Ferreira’s Décor World under Iliad

• Was asked to come back by Kim Davison in the architectural department as a representative to attract new business.

• Within the first 3 months I attained the target and proceeded to conclude two one million Rand deals.

• I built up a successful relationship with various architectural companies; designer’s and specifies e.g. Paragon, DBM, and Tower Bridge etc.

• The next challenge presented to me was to bring in business from Africa.

• I was successful in Angola, and concluded deals for various companies namely Nour Company and Brico-Mat Luanda, Ast Lubango, and Pric consortium etc.

• Architectural Representative promoted to Africa export Representative.

• Left the company due to Iliad (Holding Company of Ferreira’s sold Ferreira’s to private owners. Who did not want to trade in Africa?


2013/07/01 -2014/03/01


• My own business that I started with my partner.

• I am a qualified scaffolding inspector.

• Managed two teams of 9 mean, (5 erectors and 4 labor.)

• Sold out to financial restraints.


2014/04/01 – Current

Factory Direct

• Employed as an Export MANAGER.

• I currently have a large network of cliental in 5 African Countries.

• I have two sales representatives that I monitor, manage and help them succeed so that I may succeed.

• Our main line of supply is sourcing at the best possible price as well as provide an on time every time delivery service.


Supplemental Information/Interests

• Attentive to new systems, World Markets. Market share etc.

• Play the Sanlam virtual stock market competition when it comes once a year

• Enjoy soccer, rugby, cricket, any sport. Reading as well as gym.

• Played 2nd team rugby and was vice captain.

• Played 2nd team cricket and was captain.

• Played A team hockey till grade 11.

• Played Tennis on a social level monthly.

• Am currently playing indoor soccer weekly.

• Enjoy golf when I have spare time and have a handy cap of 22.

• Have done karate received a brown belt.

• Have done three years Maui Tai kick boxing.

• Have overcome my fear of heights by bungee jumping of Soweto towers.



• English.

• Afrikaans.

• Portuguese (LIMITED)




Available on request