Opera Workbank Logo
admin@freightpersonnel.co.uk
0161 452 0452
FaceBook Follow Freight Personnel on twitter linkedin Google+
Menu
Banner

Search

Jobs By Email

Please register to receive Jobs like this by email.

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager
Berkshire, Beds, Bucks, Herts
£35,000 - £45,000
FP/13577/PW
Our client are the UKs premier parcel and carrier management company, with partnerships with the UKs top carriers enabling them to provide an enhanced delivery service through the use of their technology and proactive customer care team.

Due to continued growth of 30% year on year, our client are looking to add a high level Business Development Manager within then Northern Home Counties including BERKSHIRE, BEDFORDSHIRE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, HERTFORDSHIRE, OXFORDSHIRE, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE and the M1 and M4 CORRIDORS with a strong background within International or UK Express Parcels, Fulfillment, e-commerce, re-seller or 3PL Logistics. This role will focus on high level new business, acquiring larger, higher value clients with a sales target of an achievable £500,000 target.

Profile

Senior business lead for the continuous development of Commercial Sales to ensure the continued growth of our clients profile through acquisition of new customers. To drive the companies turnover through agreed sales strategy.

Self-driven, reliable and hardworking individual with a clear focus on new business sales. Excellent communication skills and telephone manner. Must be well presented and professional. business-like. Able to work extended hours, as required.

Main areas of responsibility

To develop a portfolio of prospects through agreed channels
Gain and implement new business opportunities for our client whilst maximising revenue and margin for our client
Develop and implement an approach to secure competitors in the shortest time possible.
Ensure strategic management of customer relationships in order to drive highest possible levels of service to protect customer relationship and to identify extra opportunities within customer, associated companies, suppliers and peer groups.
Develop and implement a sales plan and call cycle that incorporates initiatives for identifying and gaining new business and maximises revenue in order to exceed sales targets of existing major account customers to achieve the individual sales (volume and profitability) targets
Manage all customer-related service information by communication to the Supplier Manager in order to resolve customer issues and protect customer relationship.
Monitor customer performance, loyalty and satisfaction to measure success, business fluctuation and possible business at risk. Take appropriate corrective action.
Continuously develop our clients knowledge, commercial awareness and own skills and abilities in order to provide the best possible standard of sales practices and maximise own contribution to selling process.
Promote our clients brand image and values through own appearance and behaviour so that it reflects our clients high standards and develops customers relationship
Ability to understand customers IT and despatch infrastructure in order to mould our clients solutions to support appropriately.

Qualifications/Skills

Essential:
Min 3-5 years sales background in a consultative selling environment within the express distribution industry
Business/commercial acumen
Proven success in acquisition of new business
Proven success in management of existing relationships
Self-motivated, ambition to succeed
Experience of relationship building and management at Board level
Ability to communicate at all levels

Desirable:
Experience in a segmented service industry
Experience in logistics industry
Ability to develop IT systems understanding

Personal:
Strong ability to impact and influence
Excellent interpersonal understanding
Strong achievement drive and initiative, self-starter
Team player
Excellent communication skills

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire
Benefits:35000-45000 Salary
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:34429 FP/13577/
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
Key Skills
This site uses JavaScript to enhance operation. There may be cases in which content does not operate normally or pages cannot be displayed if JavaScript has been disabled. Please be sure to activate JavaScript when using this site.