Technical Sales Executive

  • Mining Software
  • Remote, Southern & Western Africa
  • $75,000 to $100,000 + 10% Bonus + Stock Option
  • JOB-3704 MCU

Energetic and capable individual required to join our client’s vibrant technical sales team and drive market share across the southern and western Africa region. 

The Position:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Demonstrating mine planning software applications including optimization, design, and scheduling for producing short, mid, and long term mine plans.
  • Working closely with prospective customers to develop and qualify leads through cold-calling, networking, attending trade shows and other sales initiatives.
  • Liaising with a wide range of customer contacts, from technical support staff through to C-Level management, delivering the best solution to fit their requirements.
  • Negotiating, developing, and delivering proposals and presentations
  • Managing client expectations throughout the sales cycle and product implementation.
  • Establishing, developing, and maintaining positive customer relationships.

The Candidate:

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

  • A minimum bachelor’s degree in mining engineering.
  • A solid understanding of both open pit and underground planning.
  • At least three years’ proven experience in the sales of mining software packages
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills in English and ideally one or more local languages
  • Strong analytical abilities, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to interact and explain technical concepts to clients from non-technical backgrounds and work on tasks independently.
  • Proficiency in CRM and analytical tools

The Company:

Offering innovative mining software solutions to help customers increase resource recovery and reduce mining costs, our client’s competitive advantage lies in its ability to combine advanced modelling and optimization techniques with modern computing technologies to developing a next-generation mining software solution. The company operates a creative workplace and a flexible work environment that fosters innovation and rewards hard work and talent accordingly.