Business Development Manager job

A Business Development Manager job is the perfect role for someone who is commercially aware and enjoys a challenge on a day-to-day basis. This very fast moving and often pressurised job, involves developing new clients and maintaining relationships with the company’s existing customer base.

If you are someone who has a passion for business, then working as a Business Development Manager within the international and domestic courier industry will present you with the opportunity to progress your career to director level.

What does a Business Development Manager job description include?

  • The Business Development Manager working within the International/Domestic Courier industry is responsible for the promotion and active selling of the company’s goods or services, which could be warehousing, freight forwarding or supply chain solutions.
  • As a Business Development Manger you may be managing a team of other Business Development Executives ensuring that they manage all opportunities effectively and strategically guiding them inline with company requirements and sales targets.
  • You will be expected to be able to analyse and prepare operational reports for your department for submission to your line manager.
  • The Business Development Manager usually works closely with other departments to ensure company targets are appropriately set and achieved.
  • As a Business Development Manager, you must be constantly seeking new opportunities and developing your team to respond to the demands of their environment and business competitors.
  • You will be expected to service the needs of existing customers ensuring all aspects of their needs is being met and develop any opportunities arising.

Key skills and qualifications of a Business Development Manager:

  • Previous business experience within the international and/or domestic courier industry may be required.
  • A Business Development Manager requires excellent transaction negotiation and closing skills.
  • You will be required to have sound commercial insight and experience and be able to demonstrate strong analytical and interpersonal skills when dealing with clients.
  • Team leadership and management skills are very import elements of the Business Development Manager’s job.
  • You must be familiar with industry standard software as well as Microsoft Office Suite

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