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Job description: Account manager

Company: Chemical Initiatives

Location: Woodmead

Chemical Initiatives (CI) manufactures and trades in high-value bulk chemical products for a number of industries. The company’s key value-add is its innovative and flexible manufacturing, logistics and storage practices. Customers are in a broad spectrum of sectors including mining, pigments, paper & pulp, catalysts, surfactants, home care and agriculture.

Technical Manager Vacancy – Croda South Africa

This is a senior role within the management team and responsible for all aspects of our technical function. 

Aloway Natural Health Products (Pty) Ltd

Job description: Exports & International Sales Administrator

Location: Pretoria East

Report to: Sales Director

Preferred start date: September 2014

Primary Responsibilities:

Providing administrative support to International sales staff, including:

1. Export Functions:

  • Liaising with local and international shipping/forwarding agents, regarding rates, logistics, documentation & procedures in effecting competent export of company products.
  • Calculation, preparation and delivery of international sales quotes (Excel and Pastel) to company sales officers and distributors abroad.

2. Admin Functions:

  • Answering central office phone and redirecting calls or assisting clients
  • Management of the company’s admin inbox
  • Stock and sample administration – receipt, processing, labelling, dispatch and record keeping
  • Involvement in event planning – organization and follow-up of company sales conferences, industry association events, charity events and networking platforms.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • AR processing (issuing sales invoices)
  • Accounts Payable processing (processing purchase invoices)
  • Bank statement processing
  • Co-ordinate and follow up with the clients and other relevant parties to get further information, if required
  • Co-ordinate with team members and other (overseas) related parties to provide high quality service to the clients

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Matric or higher
  • Fluent & proficient in both spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of and experience of Excel imperative and Pastel preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience in basic bookkeeping preferred
  • Must have experience in International shipping & logistics eg Incoterms, documentation, forex, procedures etc.
  • Experience within raw materials/ingredients/food & beverage/personal care/pharmaceuticals or cosmetics industry preferred

Personal Qualities:

  • Enjoys and excels at multi-tasking
  • Is detail-oriented and thorough
  • Is client-friendly and representative
  • Has good work ethic
  • Can work independently and show initiative
  • Learns fast

Interested candidates are to send their CV to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Technical Manager Vacancy – African Extracts

African Extracts is looking to appoint a technical manager at its factory situated in Paarden Eiland, Cape Town.

Position: Research & Development

Job objective

Lee-Chem Laboratories is seeking a part-time person to assist with Research & Development (R&D)-type work.

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