Business Development Manager

  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Location:South East UK
  • Salary:£45,000
  • Vacancy Ref:92/12/22

The role will be working within our clients Commercial team as a Business Development Manager, it is a hybrid working position, with offices based South East UK. Reporting to the Head of Business Development. The Business Development Manager will develop and deliver the Ports evolving and dynamic commercial strategy through engagement with existing and prospecting of potential future customers, strengthening our customer portfolio. With a world class cargo terminal having come on line in 2020 and exciting additional infrastructure developments in the pipeline, the initial focus will be on growing our general cargo activities but you will be asked to contribute to our other business pillars: Ferry, Cargo, Cruise, Property and Marina (the 5 pillars), and from Operations to Commercial,

People to Technology.

Flexible start date for the right candidate.

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Additional details

  • Experience required:

    ▪ Highly competent Business Development professional with 3+ years’ experience in the relevant BD field, coupled with customer focus and experience of the Cargo industry in a port, hauliers, logistics, supply chain or related sectors ▪ Marketing experience – developing and implementing proposals in a highly commercial environment ▪ Strong background in relationship management ▪ Resilient and driven to exceed targets and creatively solve problems ▪ Passionate about growth and innovations ▪ Analytical skills and ability to draw conclusions from statistical and market data ▪ Financial awareness and preferably experience in managing budgets and P&L ▪ Project management skills ▪ Confident user of MS applications ▪ Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate (verbally and written) to varying stakeholders and seniorities

  • Location:

    South East UK

  • Leave:

    25 days

  • Salary:


  • Additional benefits:

    Generous contributory pension scheme, flexible working (2/3 days in the office), discretionary bonus scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, employee assistance programme, 3rd party discounts, cycle to work scheme.

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