• Permanent
  • North

Headford Growth UK

Headford Growth UK are currently recruiting a BDM for a growing large freight forwarding company covering the North. The right candidate with have extensive Business Development experience in Air & Ocean freight forwarding.

About Our Client

Our client is a large logistics provider (Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Haulage and Port Logistics) – capable of managing complex supply chains and providing a wealth of innovative value-added services. The client is currently heavily investing in their growing air & ocean freight division.

Job Description

Air & Ocean Freight Forwarding – Business Development Manager – North

• Driving new business and sales in Air & Ocean Freight

• Candidate must have tender, bidding and negotiation experience

• Freight Forwarding new business experience (essential)

• Proactive and manage own diary

The Successful Applicant

Air & Ocean Freight Forwarding – Business Development Manager – North:

• 5 years minimum experience of Freight Forwarding sales (mandatory)

• Demonstrate ownership to resolve challenging customer issues, escalating when necessary

• Strong relationship building skills

• Account Management experience (desirable – however this is a full business development role)

• Excellent communication, both verbal and written

• Develop and/or understand performance metrics to assist with driving business results.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment

• Entrepreneurial spirit

What’s on Offer

£35K – £55K + Company Car/Car Allowance