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Business Development Manager

Posted 17 Jul 2024
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2 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
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English (Fluent)

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The Business Development Manager is a consultant and subject matter expert that works with the C.H. Robinson sales organization on the generation of new business and retention of existing business related to their specific area of expertise (e.g., service or mode). This role works with and build relationships with multiple groups internal to C.H. Robinson, including, but not limited to sales, account management, GAC’s, the office network, Regional Sales Directors, Customer Shared Services, and the executive team to generate leads and support the sales process for large or complex opportunities. Additionally, the Business Development Manager leads and/or participates in strategic account discussions, contract and pricing strategy directly with the office network and/or the customer directly.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in the development and execution of the Strategic Customer Selling Strategies
  • Align budget expectations to channel profitability targets
  • Develop strategic relationships and own engagements with executives of top accounts of global supply chain needs
  • To develop strategic account plans for key accounts
  • Drive synergies across the region; act as bridge to drive global collaboration
  • Provide strategic direction on pricing with product team for individual business profitability
  • Conduct account and CHR network profitability
  • In identifying and capitalizing on new business opportunities to maximize revenues; generate and implement strategic initiatives, directions and best practices
  • Strictly implement other work from management

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Logistics or business related is preferred
  • 2+ years working experience in Sales job family in Freight Forwarding Industry
  • Willingness to travel 25-65% within assigned territory.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven success in securing new Strategic customers in the region
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • Strong ability to persuade, motivate, and influence others.
  • Knowledge of pricing, reporting, and analytical tools to setup the selling strategy
  • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships across the Global Network for multination opportunities.
  • Effective and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong decision making skills.
  • Consultative and challenger sales approach
  • Ability to use financial and operational data as a basis for decision making.
  • Ability to work within a highly matrixed work environment.
  • Effectively consult with multiple stakeholders and deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and using the Internet.
  • Fluency in English speaking, reading, and writing required

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Your Health, Wealth and Self
Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide additional company benefits plan that matter to you most, including life and medical insurance/ Critical illness, accident death and disability Insurance, Paid time off (PTO), Paid Sick Leave, Holiday Allowance and among others, the opportunity to prosper in a Fortune 500 company.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?


C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. With $22 billion in freight under management and 19 million shipments annually, we are one of the world’s largest logistics platforms and rank in the FORTUNE 200. We’ve been an innovator in logistics for over 100 years. Our global suite of services accelerates trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With the combination of our multimodal transportation management system and expertise, we use our information advantage to deliver smarter solutions for more than 90,000 customers and 450,000 contract carriers on our platform. Our technology is built by and for supply chain experts to bring faster, more meaningful improvements to our customers’ businesses.

As a responsible global citizen, we contribute millions of dollars to support causes that matter to us and our people. FORTUNE has named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2024, showcasing our position as a leader in our industry. Our commitment to excellence is further affirmed by being named a Great Place to Work 2023-24 by the Great Place to Work Institute, one of Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity and one of America’s Greatest Workplaces in 2023 by Newsweek. Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world. For more information, visit us at www.chrobinson.com.


At C.H. Robinson, we believe in accelerating global trade to drive the world’s economy. Using the strengths of our people, processes and technology, we help our customers work smarter, not harder. As one of the world’s largest third-party logistics providers (3PL), we provide a broad portfolio of logistics services, fresh produce sourcing and Managed Services through our global network. In…


At C.H. Robinson, we believe in accelerating global trade to drive the world’s economy. Using the strengths of our people, processes and technology, we help our customers work smarter, not harder. As one of the world’s largest third-party logistics providers (3PL), we provide a broad portfolio of logistics services, fresh produce sourcing and Managed Services through our global network. In addition, the company, our Foundation and our employees contribute annually to a variety of organizations. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, C.H. Robinson (CHRW) is publicly traded on the NASDAQ.

Logistics
Amsterdam
15,000 employees