Join us as our Head of Business Development specialising in UK ambient logistics & warehousing where you will lead ambitious growth plans through organic and new business projects, introduction of innovative products and services and working in collaboration with the wider EV Cargo business to deliver cross business growth and profitability.
Closing Date: July 29th 2022
Job Title: Head of Business Development
Business Unit: EV Cargo
Location: National role with travel and regular onsite presence at Head Office, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Closing Date: 29/07/2022
Description of Role
Reporting into the Commercial Director, you will lead tender activity, solution design and response through development of innovative solutions and optimisation across the EV Cargo Network. Highlighting the risk and opportunity to the Board of potential new business in terms of pricing, contract terms and investment needed. Lead the EV Cargo Business Development Team to identify network development and innovation opportunities overseeing the sales pipeline and supporting communication activity to deliver agreed growth targets. Source organic and new business opportunities and lead project implementations engaging with key stakeholders at all levels. You will participate in the Group requirements to deliver sustainable group wide solutions. Review internal processes and develop innovative solutions to better equip market penetration. Develop IT solutions in conjunction with EV Cargo IT Team to enhance solution offering and product development through innovation and lead internal PR and Marketing alongside central function.
What are we looking for?
Our ideal candidate will have proven experience in:
- Senior leadership role
- Extensive logistics and supply chain experience
- Proven track record of growth working with world-leading brands
- Continuous improvements and innovation
- Commercial acumen and negotiation skills
- You will be a natural communicator who is able to build effective relationships with stakeholders.
What will we offer?
With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our colleagues to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package that includes competitive annual leave, excellent pension scheme and life assurance.
There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you are looking for a fast-paced company, with a global brand and a strong UK presence that actively invests in its people, then this is an excellent opportunity for you to work within a friendly, proactive successful team.
Diversity and Inclusion
Equality, diversity and inclusivity are at the heart of everything EV Cargo does. We offer a diverse and inclusive community that respects individuals and enables them to strive for success in order to contribute positively and sustainably to the business.
By creating this environment in which everyone can express and develop their potential, from the moment they are hired and throughout their career, means ensuring that all our colleagues have the same opportunity to succeed, regardless of origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or affiliation with a political, religious, union, organisation or minority group.