About the Sales Support Consultant role

We are looking for an experienced Sales Support Consultant  for our Sustainable Buildings Division in Gauteng. This role works closely with the Sales Consultants to grow and promote the sale of Rubicon products and fulfil a supporting role for the sales consultant to prepare quotes, sales orders, delivery schedules, and all duties thereof.

Sales Support Consultants responsibilities:

  • Fulfil support functions to sales consultant and their duties
  • Manage and interpret customer requirements – speaking with clients to understand, anticipate, and meet their needs both electronically and via telephonic communication
  • Prepare Quotes, Sales Orders, and Requisitions. Follow up on quotes, sales orders, and backorder reports
  • Maintain awareness of pertinent client information, payment performance; communicate all client information that may affect company decisions to appropriate departments as required 
  • Develop profitable and sustainable sales growth through engagement with current and customers 
  • Maintain high customer satisfaction ratings that meet company standards 
  • Close and grow sales through professional communication and interaction with current and potential customers and provide exemplary customer service throughout the sales cycle 
  • Establish and maintain productive, long term professional relationships with decision-makers at customer organizations and create action plans for follow-up; Key accounts could require monthly / weekly follow-up's:
  • Expand market awareness of our products and our industry experience by communicating features and benefits of our products and services effectively 
  • Maintain records of customer communications and contact information as required through Hubspot

Our ideal candidates are able to acquire a thorough knowledge of the company’s products and support the sales consultants and customers in the accurate placement of orders.  The goal is to facilitate sales and ongoing sales relationships to drive sustainable growth.

Role requirements are:

• At Minimum a Matric/NQF4 equivalent

• Proven track record of at least 1-2 yrs as a Sales Support Consultant  in a Lighting technical sales role is preferred

• Computer literate with knowledge of NetSuite Oracle ERP and SAGE

• Effective written and verbal communication skills • Presentable and professional

• Driver's Licence advantageous

• Time management skills / flexibility

• Multitasking and ability to work independently

• Bi-lingual, English and Afrikaans

About Rubicon

Rubicon Group is a vertically-integrated, sustainable technology group, providing end-to-end products, services, and software solutions in the fields of:

  • Solar energy
  • Energy storage
  • E-Mobility
  • Smart building and smart retail technology
  • Power solutions; and
  • Industrial technology

These are some of the fastest growing and most exciting sectors of the global economy, and present our staff with multiple personal and professional development opportunities.

Rubicon’s extensive customer base consists of corporate and retail clients, and include large, blue-chip multinational retail groups, property developers, and EPC customers in the renewable energy sector. Our supplier and commercial partners include leading global manufacturers and some of the best-known local brands. The group employs approximately 500 people, and is head-quartered in Cape Town, South Africa, but operates throughout Southern Africa and in the UK. We are backed by two of the largest private investment groups in South Africa.

More information on the group can be found at:

Group website: https://group.rubiconsa.com/

E-commerce website: https://shop.rubiconsa.com/