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  • Chase House,
  • City Junction Business Park
  • Malahide Road, Dublin 17
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  • Job reference number:15295583
  • Client ID:RI/LSR04579
  • Posted on:14-NOV-2017
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Long established Nationwide transport and logistics group now wish to hire an experienced National Business Development Manager with extensive knowledge of selling ambient and temperature controlled nationwide transport solutions. The purpose of the role is to focus on all aspects of their business to maximise revenue with an objective to win new business and increase Gross Profit.

The company has a wide and varied business portfolio within the transport sector. They are growing fast and the job will be exciting and varied. The role requires an individual with determination to make decisions, who can work under pressure to win new business and at the same time following the company's guidelines.

The successful candidate shall have an ability to work cooperatively and in collaboration with other stakeholders, partners, customers and colleagues. Excellent problem-solving ability is a must.

This role will involve building relationships with customers so excellent communication skills are essential along with a strong commercial acumen and an ability to establish a rapport with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

A key part of the business is developing ecommerce business. The preferred candidate will have built a strong working knowledge of the e-commerce delivery sector.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Contacting customers where activity has ceased with the objective of regaining business
  • Generate leads
  • Maintaining and updating customer database
  • Preparing sales proposals
  • Sales planning activities – update CRM system with new customer details / activity. Presenting products / services, quoting customers
  • Handover to operations in correct manner
  • Planning and overseeing telesales campaigns
  • Associated administration duties
  • Converting opportunities to wins
  • Developing existing business plans.
  • Leading a team in developing exciting new businesses.
  • Working with our marketing team
Minimum Requirements:

  • Knowledge of freight modes, units of transport, pricing structures and service offerings
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry best practice
  • Good understanding of required profit levels per mode per market
  • Proven ability to build relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Confident and friendly telephone manner
  • Accurate data inputting skills
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Tenacious approach
  • Persuasive abilities
  • Self-motivated attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with fluency in English
  • PC skills using MS Office
  • Ability to lead a team
Job Type:
Full time, Permanent


For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Garvan Cerasi on 01 8326330 /

Please do not apply for this vacancy unless you meet the minimum pre-requisite requirements as our clients have instructed us that they do not wish to receive applications from candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements.

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Logiskills are leading recruitment specialists for the manufacturing, freight & logistics industries. Roles we typically recruit for include; air, sea and road freight forwarding; warehouse; distribution; transport; logistics; supply chain; materials; purchasing; procurement; engineering; manufacturing; production; finance; accountant; customer service; admin; accounts; coordination; clerk; agent; supervisor; manager; management

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