Business Development Manager - Midlands

DFDS Group
From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
11 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of EUR 1.8bn.

To over 8,000 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping & port terminal services, and transport & logistics solutions.

For six million passengers, we provide safe overnight and short sea ferry services.

Our 7,000 employees are located on ships and in offices across 20 countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.

Who are we… DFDS Logistics operates in over 20 countries inside Europe, using 3000 trailers, 3000 containers, 750 swap bodies and 300 trucks to ensure excellent customer service. People matter and we continuously seek to attract, develop and retain employees to enforce our position as an industry leader.

The Role… As a Field Based Business Development Manager, you will join the DFDS’ organization in the UK and be responsible for selling international transports and logistics solutions primarily between UK and Europe. You will have daily contact with various potential customers and via phone, email, and personal visits you will assess their logistics challenges and offer DFDS’ solutions. You will be part of a field sales team and report to our Commercial Director. This is an exciting position, and a great opportunity to join a successful team. You will be required to identify and generate new business opportunities for DFDS, through a proactive sales approach within your regional sales area.

Who we want… You will be an experienced Business Development Manager within the Road Transport Industry, with a proven Sales track record, and with expertise of cold calling and generating your own leads. Your focus will be on selling DFDS products and services from UK to Europe.

What we do for you… For the successful candidate there will be great opportunities for UK and European professional growth. We offer comprehensive Sales Training in Copenhagen on board one of our vessels, and full mentoring and coaching will be provided, as well as an excellent benefits package.

Interested… If you have exceptional logistics, operations and strategic capabilities, with a passion and drive for success in a fast-paced deadline driven environment. Please submit your CV to apply.

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