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Job Reference: 10026F - BL

Sales Director

Continent: Europe
Location: United Kingdom
Market: logistics
Industry: Contract Logistics
Salary: In line with market expectations

The Client:

JBAndrews is working with a leading global provider of specialist Contract Logistics for the Retail, Fashion, FMCG, and other key sectors. This specific business unit provides logistics and distribution solutions and supply chain optimisation solutions worldwide. The UK is to become a large region for the company, and this senior sales role is very important in terms of its growth.


The Role:
* Due to expansion, the business requires an experienced Commercial Director or Sales Director to aid the Managing Director and help drive growth the refreshed Sales function, focusing on large-sized accounts.
* Targeting new procedures & solutions across the specific target verticals in their multiple industries, and by internal operations too, you will utilise your high level relationships to help set the structures in place to secure sales growth and to align the business with the strategic intents outlined across the target markets and geographies.
* This position will involve fostering new relationships, taking final decisions on which to keep and which to cut, working with the individual vertical and projects teams in cost-cutting exercises, and generating new business to be fostered for the long-term at corporate, local, and international levels.
* The position will hold Contract Logistics focus, and will be initially an individual contributor position before a team of Sales Executives will be recruited by the individual in question.


The Requirements:
* The business is seeking someone with a background in Contract Logistics, & SCM in a senior sales and commercial, level to control the UK Sales function, with a high level of technical understanding and input in either of the following customer verticals – Retail, Fashion, Consumer, Cosmetics, & eCommerce.

* You should possess at least 7 years’ experience in 3PL, consistently performing to ensure sales targets are hit and the logistical aspects are satisfied on a day-to-day, and strategic, level, with local, domestic, and multi-national organisations.
* Ideally the candidate will be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills through prior experience on an International level.
* Ideally the candidate will have managed medium to large sized customer accounts before.
* Grassroots experience in a logistics environment in a number of different disciplines and locations would be highly beneficial.
* The ideal candidate will be based in the UK, and have a command of the English language.



Due to the large number of applications if you have not heard anything within 14 days then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

About JBAndrews – Global Solutions

JBAndrews is a leading executive search and selection business, based in the UK & the UAE. We provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions globally, specialising in the global Logistics, Industrial, & Diagnostics sectors.


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Your consultant for this job:

Ben Liggins

Ben Liggins
Co-founder & Managing Director UK

Email ConsultantBen.Liggins@jb-andrews.com

Job Reference: 10026F - BL

Sales Director

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