Business Development Manager (Air & Ocean) – Dublin

Job Overview

Job Description: There’s a certain type of individual who thrives in Logistics. Those who have ample ambition. Those who are highly focused. Those who have the drive to continually improve. At CEVA every voice is heard. Your future is what you make it and here you’ll find a home to really utilise and develop your skills and realise your ambitions.


Our business is made up of 4,000 dedicated people and we operate out of 100 locations across the UK and Ireland alone. We’re already well established, but we’re on a mission of growth, evolution, transformation and change to become the number one logistics provider. Our people are the forefront of our business and we’re invested in attracting and retaining a diverse pool of talent with the skills and behaviours to support us on our journey.


Our customers are the heart of everything we do and with a diverse customer base that incorporates a range of sectors, we pride ourselves on adding significant value through our supply chain expertise and innovative customer solutions. Many of the world’s best-known brands count on CEVA to serve their markets – so why wouldn’t you join our team?!


About the Role


We are looking for a Business Development Manager to join our Freight Forwarding Sales team in Ireland, where you will provide tailor made solutions for those customers looking to transport freight via Air, Ocean and Ground. Our high profile Business Development team are integral to generating business and delivering growth across multiple sectors, and this role will have a particular focus on two of CEVA’s key target market segments, Large Local Accounts (LLA’s) and Small & Medium Enterprises (SME’s).


As a Business Development Manager you will push boundaries and go the extra mile to knock down doors and solicit new business to drive our organisation forward. With a consultative, solutions based selling style, you will build effective relationships with prospect customers to fully understand their requirements and needs, working in close collaboration with the Freight Management operations team to embed and implement client solutions. Whilst new business will be key focus, you will also be pivotal to driving growth and sustainability across an existing client portfolio. That’s why we need a determined, self-sufficient and courageous, energetic individual with expert networking ability, exceptional communication skills and a dynamic hunter mentality.


As well as the above, you will have a proven track record of delivering growth over a sustained period of time with the ability to develop pipelines through strategic and targeted planning. With a consultative selling style, you will have prior experience of developing compelling value propositions and be able to influence and negotiate at senior level. For this role, we also need someone with an air or ocean freight forwarding background, With a lucrative commission and bonus scheme in place, it goes without saying that you will be well rewarded for your efforts. This really is an exceptional opportunity to join a successful and evolving business.


With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our employee’s to grow, progress, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package that includes competitive annual leave entitlement with a fantastic holiday buy scheme, pension and life assurance along with access to an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and money off vouchers for a diverse range of retail, travel and hospitality brands. There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then please do get in touch to find your next role

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