Head of Business Development - International Freight Forwarding

West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH29213

£60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits

Head of Business Development - International Freight Forwarding

Yorkshire (Flexibility required)

£70,000 - £80,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Our client, who is a growing Logistics business with an International network, are looking to recruit a Head of Business Development, specifically focused on expanding their International portfolio. Predominantly focusing on Sea & Air Freight, you will spend time developing relationships and looking to cross/ upsell services. Reporting into the Operations Director, you will be based out of Yorkshire but will travel across the network both domestic and international as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Grow and develop the International Freight Forwarding division with particular focus across Air & Sea Freight
  • Lead and execute tender/ proposal documentations for new business & customers
  • Use innovation in solutions and technology to develop strong value-add propositions to customers
  • Develop and maintain healthy pipeline of existing and new business relationships
  • Travel as required across network, both internal and to visit customers and develop long standing, rewarding relationships
  • Liaise with operational teams to communicate and deliver SLA's and best customer service possible

Key Skills

  • Proven experience working within Air & Sea Freight operations
  • Track-record of generating new business wins and developing long-lasting relationships
  • Innovative thinker, and strong advocate of using latest tech to improve service offerings
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Commercially focused with ability to demonstrate credibility within Freight Forwarding
  • Ability to identify and target new business opportunities in line with market trends and changing customer demands

Client Information

Our client is a growing Logistics business with International presence

Remuneration

£70,000 - £80,000 + Benefits

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