Multi Modal – Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager About the job

This is one of the Logistics industries fastest growing UK headquartered freight forwarder, achieving a 2021 group turnover of £460m. Founded in 1998, their people have remained at the heart of their business, and their entrepreneurial spirit has created a success journey driven by innovation and ambitious leadership. We provide a variety of logistics services that include ocean freight, airfreight, 3PL and ecommerce fulfilment to 1000’s of clients with global supply chains. Striving for excellence in everything they do, our client is now embarking on the next chapter of transformation to create a leading global brand recognised for their unique ways of working that always places their client’s needs first.

Business Development Manager Company benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave per annum with an additional purchase scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus
  • Hybrid working where applicable
  • Annual birthday leave
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Day off for child’s first day at school
  • Cycle to work scheme

We are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager to join our London Heathrow Branch.

The primary role of the Business Development Manager is to prospect for new clients by networking, cold calling, advertising or other means of generating interest from potential clients. You must develop a rapport with new clients and set targets for sales and provide support that will continually improve the relationship. You will be required to grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to clients. This position will require the Business Development Manager to work with mid and senior level management. Strategic planning is a key part of this job description since it is the manager’s responsibility to develop pipelines of new business coming into the company. This position requires a thorough knowledge of the market, the solutions and services the company and its competitors.

Business Development Manager Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve profit growth through effective commercial management of new and existing accounts.
  • Demonstrate growth on a monthly basis and achieve the targets set out in the BDM scheme.
  • Maximise all revenue opportunities from existing accounts by proactively pursuing underdeveloped areas.
  • Generate new prospect leads and meet customers face to face, Teams/zoom and via the telephone.
  • Follow the company sales policies and procedures.
  • Update the CRM with records of all sales telephone calls, visits & Opportunities.
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports in a timely fashion.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new services.
  • Both provide and record timely, accurate, competitive pricing while striving to maintain maximum profit margin.
  • Maintain contact with all clients to ensure high levels of client satisfaction.
  • Conduct company presentations.

They employ people based on character as much as experience and skills. They need to have the right people, with the right abilities and personality to become part of their team. Their people are enthusiastic and passionate and genuinely love finding solutions for their clients. They like to have fun at work but more than anything their committed, making sure they always go above and beyond to deliver. At this company, every employee is empowered to achieve and surpass their potential, while remaining focused on creating lasting business relationships and long-term, sustainable success.

WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Surrey
Job titleMulti Modal – Business Development Manager
Consultant Michaela Francis
Consultant Phone 02392852322
Consultant Email
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