Job Summary

Our client, an established LCL Freight Forwarding company, is currently seeking a General Manager based in Newport, Wales.

You will be responsible for developing long lasting client relationships with both new and existing clients and overseeing the operations department.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the company is offering competitive rates within the market
  • Travel to other offices to ensure the smooth running of the operations
  • Provide training and support for other staff member in both operations and sales
  • Liaise with operations to advise the requirements of individual customers and if possible, tailor services provided as required
  • Visit new and existing clients both in the UK and internationally to sell and up sell services within the company's niche market
  • You will be responsible for identifying new potential clients within the company's niche market
  • Attend annual sales conferences/training seminars and networking functions on a national and international basis
  • Travel to office in other countries to continue lasting relationships with local partners/vendors

Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate must have a minimum of five years' Deep Sea shipping experience
  • Our clients is looking for an enthusiastic, ambitions individual with long term expectations of this position and general business leadership
  • The successful candidate will come from a B2B sales background in a Shipping/Logistics environment.
  • Ability to work independently at times with regular travel both nationally and internationally
  • A strong understanding of the importing and exporting LCL shipments

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Job Summary


Reference: 9682

Sector: Logistics, Procurement, Distribution and Supply Chain

Location: Newport, Wales

Salary: £40k per year + Bonus

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 22 Aug 2019