Vacancy Details

Reference

3462

Title

Head of Sales - Logistics

Salary

£44,000 - £50,000 OTE £80K

Area

Berkshire

Benefits

Company car, great commission scheme, pension plus laptop.

The Company

A well-established distribution company with an admirable reputation.

The Role

This key strategic Sales role is to lead from the front and deliver the agreed company’s growth targets across the full portfolio of services.
This will involve taking ownership of existing transport capabilities and complimenting them in the creation of new sales opportunities.
The objective is to both serve existing clients and also attract new business by providing an efficient and profitable solution serving complementary clients.
Managing and leading the sales function you will ensure that it is positioned to maximize sales opportunities to ensure our client achieves its ambitious growth plans.
As well as your own new business targets you will also manage a small sales team of four people.
A natural ambassador you will enjoy working with clients to develop existing and new revenue streams.

The Applicant

With previous experience of running/leading a business unit in excess of a million pounds with full commercial responsibility you will have proven success in achieving product growth, revenue and profit targets.
Senior level Business Development experience within a logistics business.
Excellent communication skills combined with the intellectual capacity to sell the concept in a trustworthy, personable and professional manner.
Resilience, demonstrating confidence in your own ability along with a positive approach.
Leadership, willing to take the lead and make difficult decisions.
Ideally you will have similar role experience in Hazardous Logistics, Secure Cargo, Dangerous Goods and may have previous relationships working with Government Specialist Logistics.
Uses this insight to shape the way forward, creating innovation and analyse implications.
Adaptability to thrive within a complex business.
You must demonstrate a hunger for success, and be prepared to invest exceptional time and effort to achieve our client's ambitions.
Confident and articulate, commanding respect through knowledge, experience and personal style, you will have a passion for achieving sales and profit targets.
Thriving under pressure you will be capable of managing multiple priorities and working to critical deadlines and new business objectives.

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