Place: Paris - France
Publication Date: 02/02/2018
Ref: AB000918

Job Details

For one of our clients, a well known freight forwarding company that has an office in Paris. We are seeking to recruit a Business Developer with experience in freight forwarding. 

Responsibilities and Duties

* Demonstrate the ability to develop and grow the business by developing new client relationships and enhancing existing ones.

* Manage customer relationships and participate in the negotiations and closing of strategic opportunities.

* Be able to take initiatives to communicate and liaise with other departments to make sure customers’ requirements are met

* Identify new ways to maximize revenue.

* Be able to discuss projects with customers, offer advice on the best possible solution and obtain the necessary information to allow an accurate quotation to be prepared.

* Produce a monthly report measuring key performance indicators specifically around quotations, pipeline, product sales, and forecasting

* Monitor customer, market and competitor activity and provide feedback to company leadership team and other company functions.

* Attend global conferences and exhibitions as required.

Qualifications and Skills

* Be a highly motivated and passionate professional, ideally with experience in the international logistics/freight forwarding industry - Minimum 5 years experience.

* University degree or equivalent in International Trade and / or Logistic, Supply chain

* Be able to demonstrate and prove a track record of positive results derived from sales to key accounts or a number of accounts in an identified area.

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

* Ability to meet new people, either in person or via telephone, and quickly establish rapport.

* Ability to travel to designated markets

* Excellent presentation skills required.

* Self-starter, able to work independently without extensive supervision.

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