Business Development Manager – Freight/Logistics

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Job Description

Platform Resourcing Limited are a recruitment agency based in South Wales. We take the time to understand our client and candidates needs so that we are able to help those looking to hire and those looking for work to get the best fit for them.
We are currently working in partnership with a Freight and Logistics business. At present, due to a rapid strategic growth plan our client is looking to take on a Business Development Manager, to cover the West Midlands area. This is a full-time permanent vacancy and in return you will be offered a Market leading salary which is negotiable depending on experience, and the chance to work with a thriving and inspirational business. This role can offer flexibility in respect of hours worked and location.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of business development, generating business opportunities, client management and working in within freight/logistics.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·Developing and maintaining a pipeline of potential business
·Developing new business opportunities
·Create contract opportunities
·Working with company directors in providing new business forecasting
·Involvement in the development of sales presentation and pricing structures
·Attending and representing the business on networking and hospitality events
·Work closely with the marketing team to create new business opportunities specific to target area
·Support and develop cross sell opportunities
·Ensure CMR system is updated and maintain detailed activity reporting
·Produce and present monthly sales and customer data
·Retaining client relationships ensuring maintained standards
·Support operational team in the mobilisation of new contracts
·Undertake client service reviews
·Maintain individual new business margin above company standards
Benefits provided
·Market Leading Annual Salary- dependant on experience
·Full-in House and external training provided,
·28 days Holiday with additional
·Holiday entitlement will increase by one day annually
·Additional holiday day provided on your birthday outside of annual entitlement
·Laptop and Mobile phone provided
·Car allowance
·Free Parking
·Company bonus scheme
Knowledge, Experience and Desirable personal qualities
·Ability to work independently
·A knowledge of logistics, supply chain management, and global freight forwarding
·An understanding of the importing and exporting requirements for Air and Sea deliveries
·Self-driven to achieve targets
·A proven track record in selling air and sea transport services
·Experience in contract developments and mobilisations
·Experience in providing sales and costing presentations
·Good understanding and working knowledge of CMR systems
·Experience to working to a budget and KPIs
Data Protection and General Data Protection Policy
By applying for this position, you are giving consent for Platform Resourcing Limited to contact you regarding this vacancy and to discuss potential opportunities that would be seen to be in both parties’ interest for the explicit reason of assisting you to find work. Your details will not be passed on to any prospective employer/s without your prior consent. Platform Resourcing will not share any of your details with any third parties unless deemed suitable by you as the applicant/data subject. The above is a general overview and should not be used as a comprehensive list of Platform Resourcing Limited’s commitments.
You can find more information on how we handle your data please see our Data Protection and General Data Protection Policy within our policies page on our company website. If you have any questions, please contact us on (phone number removed) before applying.
Platform Resourcing Limited are acting as an employment agency and are advertising this role

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