Sales Representative: Solar – Polokwane

Posted 2 weeks ago

Contact person for this position:

Rayleen Lentz

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12/Matric/Equivalent/RPL (Reconition for Prior Learning)
  • Tertiary Qualification would be advantageous.
  • Minimum 5 years working experience within the wholesale industry.
  • Minimum 5 years external sales experience (advantageous)
  • Experience in self-generating leads, with a proven track record of success


  • Develop a sales pipeline of solar projects upto1MW, including residential solutions.
  • Retain and grow existing base as directed.
  • Travel throughout Limpopo or given area to solicit business and carry out assigned and duties.
  • Identify and create sales opportunities.
  • Provide 24 hours response to quotation requests.
  • Understand market trends and competitor activity within given sector.
  • Understanding the various rebate programs offered
  • Ability to prepare and present quotes, explain credit terms and sales contracts for orders obtained.
  • Cold call potential clients to introduce our company and offerings.
  • Grow customer relationships and retain existing customer base.
  • Attend relevant education courses to develop industry skills as required.
  • Follow up on leads daily through phone calls, site visits and networking events.
  • Maintain regular call cycle with customer base.
  • Meet or exceed set sales objectives.
  • Prepare reports and complete required forms as mandated.
  • Above average technical competence with the ability to grasp technical concepts.
  • Building and maintaining a sales pipeline and client base
  • Maintaining a regular call cycle
  • Report on activity

Quality and Compliance

  • Adhere to specified standards, policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Use appropriate tools to conduct work, and ensure quality, accuracy, and completeness thereof.
  • Maintain a neat, clean, and organised work area.
  • Identify and recommend areas / ways to improve processes.

Team Collaboration and Personal Development

  • Promote team collaboration and thereby leveraging constructive team dynamics and innovation for the
  • achievement of functional objectives.
  • Update knowledge by keeping current with developments in the industry and macro environment and
  • participating in forums which constitutes networking and relevant discussions.
  • Continuously improve own development and growth.
  • Set an example by visibly showcasing the organisational culture and values, i.e., have visible leadership.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Competence in PV solar and UPS environment
  • Communication and Negotiations Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to communicate professionally.
  • Ability to start and develop business relationships.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.


  • Adhere to principles and values.
  • Persuasive and influential
  • Relatable and approachable
  • Conscientious
  • Customer-centric
  • Adaptive and responsive to change.
  • Resilient
  • Cool-headed
  • Positive Attitude
  • Self-driven
  • Growth mindset
  • Decisive and action-orientated
  • Commercial mindset

Job Features

Job CategoryEnergy & Water Supply
SalaryR 14 000-18 000 plus commission
Commencement dateASAP
Contract TypeFull Time

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