Business Development Manager – International Logistics (FMCG Focus) (JB4341) needed at Kontak Recruitment

Job title : Business Development Manager – International Logistics (FMCG Focus) (JB4341)

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : May 25, 2024

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Minimum Requirements:

  • Strong sales experience with a background in business development and strategic selling methodologies.
  • Demonstrable ability to manage and lead a team effectively.
  • Solid understanding of sales processes, supply chain dynamics, and customer service principles.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM capabilities.
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant Post Graduate Qualification.
  • At least 5 to 10 years of Sales Experience, preferably in the 3/4 PL and/or Freight Forwarding Industry, with essential and non-negotiable FMCG experience.
  • Experience with bids and tenders

Duties and Responsibilities:

New Business Development:

  • Prospect, develop, and manage new business opportunities through networking, cold calling, and identifying potential clients within designated industry verticals.
  • Acquire new business with a focus on Medium, Large, Multinational, and Global accounts.

Tender/RFP/RFQ Management:

  • Ensure timely attendance to and capture of bids, tenders, RFQs, and RFPs into the CRM system for all team initiatives.

Sales Management:

  • Manage your own sales targets and oversee the financial responsibility of team members (e.g., cell phone allowances, fuel cards, e-tolls).
  • Lead and mentor a team, if applicable, leveraging demonstrable ability in team management and leadership.

Skills Development and Innovation:

  • Foster skills development within the team and encourage innovative thinking to meet client needs effectively.
  • Continuously seek cost-saving initiatives and think outside the box to provide solutions.

Customer Relationship Management (CRM):

  • Utilize the CRM system optimally to manage client relationships, track sales activities, and ensure efficient communication both internally and externally.

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