Business Development Manager

Who are we… The DFDS Group is a leading European shipping & logistics group operating own vessels, terminals, trucks, warehouses, trailers and containers throughout Europe. A strong focus on the development of employees, customers and services makes DFDS a great workplace that keeps you challenged and motivated.


The Role… A vacancy has arisen for a Business Development Manager to become an integral part of the senior Shipping Logistics team predominantly based in Immingham, however the role will not be solely office based and travelling will be required. The ideal candidate would not need to be based from the Lincolnshire/Humber region but would need to be able to be able to attend weekly meetings in Immingham. This role would solely be based on the conversion of new business and would require a proven track record to be provided.


Key Responsibilities….

  • Selling DFDS Shipping Logistics products to new customers
  • Achieving growth targets in line with the company WIN23 strategy
  • Own the new business pipeline
  • Financial forecasting including P&L impact
  • Target driven sales identifying new business prospects and conversion probability
  • Entry into new markets currently not active within DFDS
  • Logistics solutions creation for larger projects
  • Full UK driving License and passport / UK and Europe wide travel required


Key Skills & Experience….

  • Business Development and new business previous success
  • Industrial sales experience (Metals, paper, timber, cargo) desirable but not essential


 Hours of work will be 37 Hours per week, Monday - Friday


What we do for you… We offer you an interesting workplace and a key role in a growing international company. You will get to work with many different professional groups and be part of a successful, forwarding thinking team. For the right candidate there will be great opportunities for professional growth. 


Interested.... If you are interested in the role and feel you can fulfill the expectations, please submit your CV and application in English by sending an email to the recruitment team at recruitment@dfds.com as we will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis.



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Sean Harfield