Strong Group are currently working with an established & respected freight, warehouse and logistics organisation in the Greater London area who are actively searching for an experienced Business Development Manager with warehousing/ fulfilment and logistics experience to join their London Branch.

Location: West London/ Middlesex –Title: Business Development Manager
40 Hours Per Week -Schedule: Monday-Friday 9am to 5:30pm
Hybrid Role (2 days WFH) -Salary: Up to £50,000 DOE (OTE £100K-£150K)
-*Lifetime commission on any clients on-boarded*

Our client operates within 23 countries worldwide selling into new domestic and international markets, with a fully integrated shipping, inventory management, order fulfilment and courier delivery solution, for logistics solutions.

Business Development Manager Responsibilities & Duties

  • Serve as the lead point of contact for all assigned customer account management matters
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships
  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives
  • Clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders and be able to gather and analyse data to write reports.
  • Develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas
  • Collaborate with the wider business development team to identify and grow opportunities within territory
  • Monitor and report on market trends, developments, and competitor activities.
  • Liaise with freight forwarders and other third parties to provide quotes and ensure timely and accurate import/export processes and paperwork.
  • Negotiate contracts and maintain relationships with suppliers and customers.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations related to imports and exports.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for identifying and pursuing new business opportunities, building and maintaining client relationships, and driving the growth of logistics services. The successful candidate should have a strong background in sales, excellent communication skills, and a deep understanding of the logistics and supply chain industry.

Business Development Manager Qualifications and Skills

  • Highly motivated and passionate professional.
  • Proven work experience as an Business development Manager, Account Manager, Key Account Manager, Sales Account Manager, Junior Account Manager within Freight or Logistics work
  • Experiences, with a good track record in 3rd party warehousing & Order fulfilment business
  • Familiarity with international trade regulations
  • 2+ years of experience in import and export operations
  • Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs and foresee the customer needs.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple account management projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail

Desirable

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or related field
  • Familiarity with international trade regulations and customs clearance processes for in and out of the UK.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and other computer software related to the field.
  • Excellent listening, negotiation, and presentation abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Business Development Manager Benefits Include

  • Hybrid Working
  • Lifetime commission on any clients on-boarded
  • Competitive basic salary
  • Achievable OTE

Please contact me with your updated CV for more details: frederick.idiong@strong-group.co.uk / 0203 006 8408.

Frederick Idiong

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