Business Development Manager – Durban

Warehousing and Transportation ~ Sales / Marketing / Communications
Durban – KwaZulu Natal

Business Development Manager
Durban
Salary – Market Related
 
Outline
 
Experience/Knowledge/Skills/Attributes Required:
(Proof of billings required for last year – current)
    • 5 years working experience as a sales representative in a service industry of which at least last 3 consecutive years were in the clearing and forwarding industry
    • Must have strong BDM and Sales experience within the Freight and Logistics industry/"High Rollers"
    • Servicing & marketing principles & practice
    • International Trade principles & practice
    • External business environment
    • Company service charge rates
    • Tariff calculation concepts
    • Company terms of payment
    • CRM
    • Computer literacy(MS Office Package)
    • Carrier & depot conditions of trade
    • National currencies and international codes. INCO Terms
    • Strong verbal communication and Interpersonal skills
    • Business opportunism
    • Presentation & Negotiation
    • Client/service orientation. Situation analysis & problem solving
    • Judgment & decision making
    • Creative & innovative thinking
    • Interpersonal sensitivity
 
Qualifications:
    • Matric
    • 1-year Sales and Marketing related qualification at an NQF level 5
 
Overall Key Responsibilities:
    • Acquire New Business for both Air and Sea
    • Facilitate processing of credit application
    • Implementation (New and existing client)
    • Client Servicing
    • Record client information
    • Report on Sales Activities
    • Cost freight movements and prepare service estimates
    • Comply with the requirements of the quality management system
 
Attributes:
    • Customer service orientation – Able to manage a demanding customer environment
    • Good problem-solving and decision-making skills
    • Dynamic self-starter that is able to work independently
    • Ability to manage pressure
    • Communicate well within the team and contribute to the overall success of the team
    • Adaptability within a constantly changing environment
 
 
Please Note: Should you not receive feedback within a month, please consider your application as unsuccessful.