Driver at Coastal Hardware

Coastal Hardware, a recently inaugurated hardware store situated in Grand Bay, Mauritius, prides itself on offering a diverse range of goods and services. As a supplier of Eva-tech decking, Plascon Woodcare SA, Total power tools, HTH Pool Chemicals, and Trellidor SA, Coastal Hardware is dedicated to meeting various customer needs.

Coastal Hardware is currently in search of a proactive and well-organized individual to assume the role of Personal Assistant/Driver. The ideal candidate will not only excel in administrative and driving responsibilities but will also bring valuable sales experience to contribute to the company’s growth.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Personal Assistant Duties:

  1. Manage and organize the sales manager’s schedule, appointments, and travel arrangements.
  2. Handle correspondence, emails, and phone calls with professionalism and confidentiality.
  3. Assist in preparing reports, presentations, and taking minutes during meetings as needed.
  4. Maintain an efficient filing system and ensure timely completion of tasks.

Driver Responsibilities:

  1. Safely transport the sales manager to and from various locations throughout Mauritius for meetings and appointments.
  2. Keep the company vehicle clean, well-maintained, and ensure it is in good working condition.
  3. Plan routes and schedules to optimize efficiency and punctuality.
  4. Assist with errands and deliveries as required.

Sales Support:

  1. Utilize sales skills to identify opportunities and promote company products to potential clients.
  2. Collaborate with the sales team to gather market intelligence and contribute to sales strategies.
  3. Provide excellent customer service and build strong relationships with clients.

Desired Experience & Qualification:

  • Proven experience as a personal assistant or in a similar role.
  • Sales experience in the building materials industry is highly desirable.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Familiarity with basic office software and tools.
  • Punctual, reliable, and able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Professionalism: a positive and respectful attitude towards colleagues, clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Reliability: Dependability and punctuality.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Discretion and Confidentiality.
  • Communication Skills: Clear and effective communication.
  • Adaptability.
  • Problem-Solving Abilities: Resourceful and proactive.
  • Tech Savvy: Proficiency with technology.
  • Customer Service Skills.
  • Driving Skills.
  • Initiative and Proactiveness.
  • Team Player.

Package & Remuneration: The position offers a market-related salary ranging between R18,000 to R20,000 per month based on experience.

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