Business Development Manager

Ref: VAC-10370
Posted on: 01/05/2024
  • Salary: £32,000 + 35000
  • Location: Ipswich
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Discipline: Business Development Manager
  • Employment: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Job Role: Business Development Manager

A bit about the company…

Our client is seeking a proactive and ambitious Business Development Manager to join their dynamic team. This company is a leading supply chain solutions provider with a comprehensive portfolio covering imports, exports, and logistics services by road, sea, and air. They pride themselves on their innovative approach, ensuring efficiency and reliability in global trade. Their mission is to simplify complex logistics, making global commerce accessible for businesses of all sizes.

So what does the role look like?

” Identify and cultivate new business opportunities within the shipping and logistics industry.
” Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and partners to ensure a high level of service and client satisfaction.
” Create and implement strategic sales plans to expand the company’s customer base and ensure its strong presence in the market.
” Stay abreast of industry trends, market conditions, and competitive activities to develop effective sales strategies.
” Collaborate with the internal teams to achieve sales targets and align with the company’s growth strategies.
” Prepare reports on account status, sales progress, and forecasts for management review.

So do you have what it takes?

” Proven work experience as a Business Development Manager or similar role within the shipping and logistics industry.
” Exceptional knowledge of import, export, and supply chain logistics.
” Strong networking skills with a proven ability to engage and build relationships with clients and industry stakeholders.
” Proficiency in MS Office and CRM software.
” Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.
” Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as part of a team.
” A BSc/BA in business administration, sales, or relevant field.

Here’s the package breakdown for you…

” Starting salary of £35,000
” Opportunities for performance-based bonuses and promotions
” Comprehensive support and training to ensure your success in the role
” An innovative and inclusive company culture focused on employee well-being

Please submit your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from dynamic individuals ready to drive success in a leading global supply chain company.

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