Vacancy Sales Manager Africa

Do you have a Bachelor diploma and a passion for business development? After a training period, would you like to work in international sales?

KH Chemicals is growing! That’s why we have a vacancy for a full-time

Sales Manager Africa

In this position you will have full responsibility for maintaining and developing existing customers as well as acquiring new customers. You close the deals, work with Customer Service and Logistics to insure on-time delivery and drive the process to exceed your customer’s expectations. Some of your customers are distributors of chemical raw materials but most of them are end-users. Being on the road and traveling throughout the assigned territory will be a critical part of your job.

What are you going to do?

  • Independently manage the entire sales process for accounts within the assigned territory in Africa from enquiry/quotation, to deal confirmation, to delivery and up to and including the invoice being paid.
  • Work with all the international offices daily to help manage, grow, and exceed your sales targets.
  • Proactively develop new customers, new products, and new markets.
  • Visiting your customers and prospects on a regular basis with the desire and ability to develop a strong relationship with them that will eventually generate new and increased business.
  • Outperforming the competition

Training period:

In the early months you will work in our back office to learn about our logistical world. Depending on how you develop, we decide when the time is right for you to start in sales. We will do everything we can to give you the right foundations and it is up to you to make a success of it.

What do we require?

You are involved, driven and of course you like to work in a world that is continuously in motion through innovation and growth. In our view you need the following luggage:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Commerce, Economics or Logistics).
  • Besides a good command of the English language, you speak French.
  • You have around one- or two-years’ commercial work experience.
  • You have a Dutch drivers license category B.

What do we offer?

We offer you a challenging position in an international company. You will work as part of a young team: our average age is 35. We work hard but do fun things together as well. KH is a trading company, so the environment is a dynamic one. It really is a high-speed business!

There is plenty of room for you to realize your ambitions and we will help you to achieve success quickly. This includes a market-based salary, 25 leave days a year, pension plan and bike plan, and hybrid working.

Who we are?

With an experience of more than 25 years in chemical trading and distribution, KH Chemicals has become a well-established partner in the industry. KH Chemicals is headquartered in Rotterdam/Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands and has regional offices in Dubai, Kiev, Moscow, Shanghai, Sao Paulo and New York. Our global team currently consists of more than 80 energetic and proud employees. Since the beginning of 2019 KH Chemicals is a 100% daughter of Ravago Chemicals. More information can be found on our website at


Please send your resume and cover letter (if applicable) to, and to the attention of Mrs. M. van Es-Erkelens

Solicitation in connection with this advertisement will be ignored.

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