Kazang Connect – Regional Supplier Growth Manager

A vacancy exists for a Regional Supplier Growth Manager within the VAS and Card division, Kazang Connect, in Northern Region, Polokwane.  

The purpose of this role is to increase Kazang’s partnerships with key FMCG (or related) partners in the region: to engage, sell, negotiate, onboard, and manage key suppliers. 

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Onboarding of new suppliers onto Kazang platform.
  • Managing existing supplier relationships.
  • Co-operating with Kazang sales structures to maximize volumes to suppliers.
  • Building Kazang cashless payments ecosystem.

In order to be considered for this position, the following requirements must be met:

  • Matric / Grade 12 qualification.
  • 5 years’ experience in sales, account management, or business development in FMCG or Payments company.
  • Experience in the peri-urban/rural ‘informal’ economy is beneficial.

Technical Competencies:

  • Computer literacy – MS Office Suite.

Behavioural Competencies: 

  • High-growth mindset and self-motivated.
  • Skilled in sales and negotiation at informal level as well as semi-corporate partners.
  • Well networked within ‘informal’ business value chains, particularly large wholesalers and FMCG suppliers (or ability to rapidly grow network).
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Works well within multiple teams/structures.

To apply for this position, include a 2–3-page CV, specifying the position you are applying for, for the attention of Megan Lombard at megan.lombard@kazang.com

Applications close: 27 March 2023