• Company: PORTWEST
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Sales / Marketing Jobs in Ghana

PORTWEST, a leading global manufacturer of safety wear, workwear and PPE is currently seeking applications for the position of Area Sales Manager based in Ghana within our regional team. Portwest is one of the fastest growing workwear companies in the world currently employing over 4500 staff worldwide, with customer service staff in over 130 countries. We design, manufacture and distribute market leading workwear, safety wear and PPE in fully owned production facilities.


As the Area Sales Manager for Ghana, you will bring your PPE and/or workwear experience to sell Portwest products to distributors reporting into the Global Sales Director. Among your key responsibilities will include:

  • Build quality business relationships with new and existing accounts
  • Conduct daily face-to-face sales meetings to maintain and develop relationships with distributors, resellers and agents
  • Identify new business opportunities and complete sales planning schedule
  • Engage in consultative selling by identifying customers’ needs and providing a Portwest solution to meet those needs
  • Identify existing customers with high growth potential and create a roadmap for their further development
  • Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers
  • Focus on selling new Portwest products by bringing samples to each meeting
  • Ensure effective after meeting follow up to close sales
  • Conduct ongoing development of market intelligence, including marketing events such as trade shows, seminars, exhibitions and journals which is fed back to the business
  • Promote distributor promotions on our products with end users


To become the Area Sales Manager for Ghana you will need:

  • 3-5 years PPE, workwear or safety wear sales experience
  • Experience selling on behalf of a manufacturer, distributor, reseller or agent is ideal
  • Clean driving licence and willingness to drive throughout your designated region
  • Willingness to live in the area wherein you work
  • Good standard of both written and spoken English to liaise with Irish HQ
  • Necessary visa status to travel to Ireland for meetings


We offer a competitive package commensurate with experience.


Please apply today with an up-to-date CV and cover letter outlining your experience relating to this position. All applications must be in English language.


  • EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017
  • International and Overall Winner of EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017
  • Ibec KeepWell Mark 2019-2021
  • Great Place to Work 2019-2020
  • Deloitte Best Managed Companies 2016-2019
  • Exporter of the Year 2018
  • Private Irish Business of the Year Export Industry Awards 2019
  • Safety Awards Customer Service Winner 2016
  • All Stars Export Business of the Year 2017

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 28 June, 2020