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Posted on: 28 February 2023
Ocean Freight Business Development Manager
Yusen Logistics is working to become the world’s preferred supply chain logistics company. Our complete offer is designed to forge better connections between businesses, customers and communities - through innovative supply chain management, freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution services. As a company we’re dedicated to a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring everyone who works with us is committed, connected and creative in making us the world’s preferred choice.
We are now looking for an Ocean Freight Business Development Manager to join our team on a permanent, full-time basis.
- Salary of £55,000 - £65,000 per annum
- Bonus scheme
- £6,000 per annum car allowance
- 25 days’ holiday (excluding bank holidays)
- Company Pension Scheme
- Employee benefits i.e., Discount schemes including E-vouchers and gift cards, gym membership and recognition platform
- Critical Illness Cover
- Tailored development and career opportunities
- Company sick pay
- Employee Wellness initiatives - WeCare- includes 24/7 online GP, mental health support service, get fit programme and more
If you have sales experience in a multi-national freight forwarding company and an excellent knowledge of the UK ocean freight market, this is the ideal opportunity to join our world leading company.
Joining a company renowned for our global connections and operational excellence, you’ll play an instrumental role in driving our continued success and supporting our rapid growth as we strive to become the world’s preferred supply chain logistics company.
What’s more, with a fantastic range of benefits and rewards alongside a great salary and a commitment to supporting your development and career progression, you can be confident that we will do all we can to support your success.
As an Ocean Freight Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for identifying and acquiring new clients in the ocean freight sector.
Specifically, you’ll be selling our international freight solutions to businesses throughout the country. You’ll be forging great working relationships and building a pipeline through which you will have a constant flow of lucrative clients.
As the main point of contact for all UK ocean freight enquiries, you’ll be the lynchpin of our BD activity, identifying new opportunities and closing deals to win customers.
Additionally, you will:
- Accurately maintain the CRM system
- Plan and carry out weekly sales calls
- Carry out regular reporting
To be considered as an Ocean Freight Business Development Manager, you will need:
- Sales experience in a multi-national freight forwarding company
- Excellent knowledge of the UK ocean freight market
- Commercial acumen
- A degree, or equivalent
- A full, valid driving licence
Other organisations may call this role Business Development Manager, BDM, New Business Development Manager, New Business Sales Executive, Field Sales Manager, or Senior Sales Executive.
Webrecruit and Yusen Logistics are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
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