Account Manager - Mining

Marketing South Africa Carletonville, North West, South Africa





Location:  Carletonville, South Africa

Language(s) Requirements:  English

Seniority Level: Intermediate Level

Employment Type: Full-Time


An Account Manager position has become available in the Mining Industry Division, based in Carletonville. The purpose is to execute business and sales strategies through managing, leading, and directing the account/area’s team in the implementation of key initiatives that support the on-going sustainability and profitability of the division.


BSc Degree or equivalent in Chemistry or Biochemistry or Microbiology or Metallurgy or, Chemical Engineering is a pre-requisite, and a Post Graduate Business Qualification will be advantageous (e.g. MDP).


Minimum of 5-10 years of 5 years technical sales experience.


Responsibilities include but not limited to: 

  • Managing the sales account to execute Buckman Africa sales strategies and meet stakeholder requirements to fund growth of the Company.
  • Effectively retaining and expanding business to grow sales and profit margins to achieve business objectives
  • Ensuring the execution of an effective marketing strategy
  • Coach and mentor fellow Buckman associates on Water Treatment applications.
  • Leading, directing and managing teams to ensure they have clear direction, effective leadership and are well motivated and aligned.
  • Managing and implementing Continuous Improvements and Projects.
  • Management of current customers and developments of new business.
  • Maintaining and improving SHERQ performance to deliver targeted sales at the lowest possible risk to the company.
  • Ensuring that all projects and Continuous Improvement opportunities are driven, documented and prioritized.


The successful candidate will be a people-person, practically orientated, able to handle pressure, a problem solver and a team member who is self-motivated. They must have advanced writing skills and in particular technical report writing, be able to communicate at all levels, be organized and self - disciplined. The career is challenging with exceptional growth possibility.

A driver’s license, computer literacy, proficiency in Microsoft packages and understanding of business systems is an absolute necessity.

Equity Statement

We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goals.

Only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be short listed. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider yourself unsuccessful.