Sales Training Manager

Sales Training Manager
Sumitomo Rubber – SRI Group
Johannesburg, Gauteng


Posted 10 March 2021 – Closing Date 31 March 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Overall Job Function

To effectively manage Sales Training activities to support the business strategy and attainment of strategic targets. There will be a specific focus on development of internal sales competence and dealers and staff’s knowledge, skills and competency.


Job Responsibilities

  • Annual Training Needs Analysis and Budgeting for both internal and external training (dealer network).
  • To assess the needs of required training for the forthcoming year.
  • Compilation of budget to affect this training for final approval. This is inclusive of Sales training needs as well as dealer training requirements.
  • Supports the company’s Playing to Win strategy and the Playing to Win Strategy for Sales, Marketing and Operations.
  • To increase skills of employees in the sales team with a versatile skills base. Increase the talent pool to support the overall business strategy of growth.
  • Development of training material with appropriate assessment tools for product training, fitting and strip of wheels and tyres as well as all aspects of Retail.
  • Delivery of training material as required
  • Overall Talent Management of the Sales division
  • Management of the monthly budget


Job Requirements

  • Degree in Human Resources Management specialising in Training and Development
  • Education, Training and Development Practitioners Certificate,
  • Skills Development Facilitator specific requirements to update merSETA documentation
  • Assessor and Moderator Qualification.
  • In depth knowledge of the operation of tyre manufacturing and PCR / LTR Product.
  • Understanding of Tyre Dealership Retail Operations
  • 5 years’ experience in the training field and 2 years in a managerial position.
  • Microsoft Office, SAP, Assessor and Moderator experience.



  • Leadership skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Preferably knowledge of tyre industry
  • Must be able to work under pressure independently
  • Ability to plan and organize
  • Technical knowledge of PCR and LTR Tyres, TBR would be advantageous.