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Training Specialist, Sales

DSV

DSV

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Sales & Business Development
Kempton Park, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

If you are a current DSV employee and interested in a position in another country, please contact your Human Resource representative to discuss the process and requirements of applying.

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at www.dsv.com

Location: Kempton Park
Job Posting Title: Training Specialist, Sales
Time Type: Full time

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting in-house sales-related training to various client-facing DSV teams,
across multiple business units in South Africa, in order to meet business objectives. The candidate will also be expected to oversee
the induction of new sales hires and conduct regular field evaluations with all client-facing individuals

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Training facilitation will encompass both short, weekly in-office sessions as well as quarterly week-long away sessions. Delivering training in other global regions will also be required occasionally.
  • Facilitation responsibilities will include supporting all sales and servicing managers to develop and deliver current, relevant sales-related training material – in classroom and virtual format. It also requires quarterly travelling to deliver training in the coastal regions, and globally when required.
  • Work quarterly with all client-facing managers to develop an appropriate, customized training plan to meet the skills and knowledge needs of their teams. This involves carrying out skills gap assessments, working with competency metrics to match the appropriated training interventions, and reporting on training completed.
  • Executing evaluations for all training programs and providing suggestions for improvements.
  • Monthly Field Evaluations will require formal feedback and coaching with the individual and consolidated reporting and
  • recommendations to the individuals’ manager.
  • Participation in local and regional sales meetings to stay in touch with and to respond to business needs.
  • Accountable for maintaining course costs, maximizing savings opportunities and working within a predetermined budget.
  • Working as part of a virtual Global Sales Academy to share ideas, initiatives, best-practices and deliver on team objectives

Job-related Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years in DSV
  • Minimum 12-month commercial experience
  • Excellent communication skills, with fluency in oral and written English
  • Excellent presentation skills & self confidence in presenting to groups (classroom and virtual)
  • Customer Engagement Skills certificate (CES)
  • Basic Accounting/Finance skills
  • Well-developed inter-personal skills
  • Understanding of supply chain management,
  • Basic understanding of products and services across the supply chain (Group)
  • Strong ability to manage disruptive classroom behavior and strong conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback to learners and management
  • Strong administration skills to plan, prepare before, during and after training activities
  • Training experience in sales skills and/or sales systems
  • Sales and sales management experience
  • Additional South African languages (understood and spoken)
  • Experience in coaching/mentoring of adult learners
  • Experience in leveraging learning technologies to manage and coordinate training
  • Completion of DSV Sales Programs (eg CES, Ignite, Dynamics)
  • Willingness to participate in company activities (eg: Toastmasters, Lions Roleplays)

Tertiary Qualification(s) - Essential

  • Undergraduate Degree or Diploma in Commerce or Marketing or
  • Supply Chain/Logistics or similar stream

Computer Literacy Level - Advanced

  • MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook

Additional Computer Skills

  • Knowledge of DSV systems an advantage

Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four (4) weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV’s Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

Job area: Training

Training Specialist, Sales

Kempton Park

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DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at www.dsv.com

Location: Kempton Park
Job Posting Title: Training Specialist, Sales
Time Type: Full time

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting in-house sales-related training to various client-facing DSV teams,
across multiple business units in South Africa, in order to meet business objectives. The candidate will also be expected to oversee
the induction of new sales hires and conduct regular field evaluations with all client-facing individuals

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Training facilitation will encompass both short, weekly in-office sessions as well as quarterly week-long away sessions. Delivering training in other global regions will also be required occasionally.
  • Facilitation responsibilities will include supporting all sales and servicing managers to develop and deliver current, relevant sales-related training material – in classroom and virtual format. It also requires quarterly travelling to deliver training in the coastal regions, and globally when required.
  • Work quarterly with all client-facing managers to develop an appropriate, customized training plan to meet the skills and knowledge needs of their teams. This involves carrying out skills gap assessments, working with competency metrics to match the appropriated training interventions, and reporting on training completed.
  • Executing evaluations for all training programs and providing suggestions for improvements.
  • Monthly Field Evaluations will require formal feedback and coaching with the individual and consolidated reporting and
  • recommendations to the individuals’ manager.
  • Participation in local and regional sales meetings to stay in touch with and to respond to business needs.
  • Accountable for maintaining course costs, maximizing savings opportunities and working within a predetermined budget.
  • Working as part of a virtual Global Sales Academy to share ideas, initiatives, best-practices and deliver on team objectives

Job-related Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years in DSV
  • Minimum 12-month commercial experience
  • Excellent communication skills, with fluency in oral and written English
  • Excellent presentation skills & self confidence in presenting to groups (classroom and virtual)
  • Customer Engagement Skills certificate (CES)
  • Basic Accounting/Finance skills
  • Well-developed inter-personal skills
  • Understanding of supply chain management,
  • Basic understanding of products and services across the supply chain (Group)
  • Strong ability to manage disruptive classroom behavior and strong conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback to learners and management
  • Strong administration skills to plan, prepare before, during and after training activities
  • Training experience in sales skills and/or sales systems
  • Sales and sales management experience
  • Additional South African languages (understood and spoken)
  • Experience in coaching/mentoring of adult learners
  • Experience in leveraging learning technologies to manage and coordinate training
  • Completion of DSV Sales Programs (eg CES, Ignite, Dynamics)
  • Willingness to participate in company activities (eg: Toastmasters, Lions Roleplays)

Tertiary Qualification(s) - Essential

  • Undergraduate Degree or Diploma in Commerce or Marketing or
  • Supply Chain/Logistics or similar stream

Computer Literacy Level - Advanced

  • MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook

Additional Computer Skills

  • Knowledge of DSV systems an advantage

Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four (4) weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV’s Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at DSV.