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Business Development Manager (Road Freight Specialist)

Posted by i-Placements on 08.03.2017
Job ID: 1057178
Location: London, London, United Kingdom
Job Category: Executive Positions, Transport & Logistics
Salary: £40,000.00 per year
Job Views: 31974
Post Code:
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 08.03.2017


Logistics-Transportation: Car, Van and Bus Driving, Cargo and Baggage Handling, Cost Estimating, Equipment-Forklift-Crane Operation, General-Other: Logistics-Transportation, Hazardous Materials Handling, Import-Export Administration, Inventory Planning and Management, Merchandise Planning and Buying, Messenger-Courier, Piloting: Air and Marine, Purchasing, Shipping and Receiving-Warehousing, Supplier Management-Vendor Management, Train or Rail Operator, Truck Driving, Vehicle Dispatch, Routing and Scheduling
Sales-Retail: Account Management (Commissioned), Business Development-New Accounts, Field Sales, Financial Products Sales-Brokerage, Fundraising, General-Other: Sales-Business Development, Insurance Agent-Broker, International Sales, Media and Advertising Sales, Merchandise Planning and Buying, Retail-Counter Sales and Cashier, Sales Support-Assistance, Store-Branch Management, Technical Presales Support & Technical Sales, Telesales, Travel Agent-Ticket Sales, Visual-Display Merchandising, Wholesale-Reselling Sales

Job Description

Please ensure that you detail your specialist European Road Freight Experience and clients which you have developed and worked with in the past.
 Are you an experienced Business Development Manager from a ROAD FREIGHT background?  Our client in Essex is seeking to immediately appoint a specialist Business Development Manager from a specialist ROAD FREIGHT sales background.
Field Sales - No restricted areas.
Applications from candidates based in the Midlands, South East and South West of England are welcome.
One of the established Global Freight Forwarders and Logistics providers who has recently relocated to North Essex with offices worldwide are looking to recruit a Business Development Manager with experience in the Road Freight Forwarding industry.
As part of their strategic plans to expand their existing business we are looking for a high calibre and ambitious sales candidate/s with International Freight Forwarding but specifically European Road freight experience, who will help to grow the business through identifying and bringing on board new clients and retaining/growing existing clients.
Are you able to secure profitable new business in todays’ ever-changing market place? Do you have a complete understanding of all forwarding operational activities and strong people and negotiation skills? - If so we have an exciting opportunity available for you.
The role is based in North Essex - but will require travel within the UK. The successful candidate will have:
  • Strong Interpersonal and self-motivated with a passion to succeed
  • Possess great drive, enthusiasm, willingness and a "can do" attitude
  • Methodical, tactical negotiation and sales skills
  • Excellent relationship builder with the ability to create own leads, follow up/appointments
  • Ability to create and deliver business proposals, presentations and agreements
  • Ability to maintain existing business and have a proven pipeline of established business
  • Good understanding of Freight rates and strong geographical knowledge
  • Ability to convert quick wins and foster new client relationships
  • Good Analytical and IT/Microsoft Office
Please ensure that you detail your specialist European Road Freight Experience and clients which you have developed and worked with in the past.