Sales Executive



Sales & Business Development
Johannesburg, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2023

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a company where you would be empowered to grow and progress? At M-KOPA we believe in empowering our workforce that in turn positively impact our customer experiences with a socially and environmentally conscious mission that echoes throughout the organization.

We are looking for a Sales Executive whose role would be to recruit and manage a team of Direct Sales Representatives to distribute and sell our M-KOPA products such as phones in and around the Soweto region.

This is a lead role, and you would be reporting to the Regional Sales Manager.


This role would allow you to autonomously recruit, manage, and coach a field-based team of Direct Sales Representatives to meet and surpass the set targets following our business goals. You would also be monitoring and evaluating their performance to ensure they meet the right standards.

To achieve this, it would be important to have good coaching, leadership and sales management experience that would enable you to plan and organize your team well.

Inventory Management

You would oversee allocation of M-KOPA sales products and devices to your direct sales force team, managing their inventory and resolving audit recommendations following the set audit resolution guidelines.


Having a background in sales or sales management, particularly dealing with microfinance, mobile money, FMCG or financial services would make you a good fit for the role.

Additionally, certification in business administration, marketing or related field with fluency in the local languages and excellent sales and negotiation skills would be even more fitting.

What to expect

This would be an onsite job, managing your sales team particularly in the Soweto area. We would in turn give you a great compensation package, good commissions on your team’s sales, learning and development support to grow your skills and a good work life balance.

If this sounds interesting to you, please proceed to apply.

M-KOPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

M-KOPA explicitly prohibits the use of Forced or Child Labour and respects the rights of its employees to agree to terms and conditions of employment voluntarily, without coercion, and freely terminate their employment on appropriate notice. M-KOPA shall ensure that its Employees are of legal working age and shall comply with local laws for youth employment or student work, such as internships or apprenticeships.

M-KOPA does not collect/charge any money as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement. This means that we never ask for ‘recruitment fees’, ‘processing fees’, ‘interview fees’, or any other kind of money in exchange for offer letters or interviews at any time during the hiring process.