Several Business Development Executive Jobs – Damco Logistics

Organization: Damco
Duty Station: Kampala,
Ref.: DC-084661
About US:
Damco is one of
the world’s leading third party logistics providers specialising in customised
freight forwarding and supply chain solutions. The company has 11,000+
employees in more than 300 offices around the world and a global presence in
about 100 countries. In 2013, Damco had a net turnover of USD 3.2 billion,
managed 2.8 million TEU of ocean freight and supply chain management volumes
and air freighted more than 225,000 tonnes. Damco is part of the Maersk Group.
Job Summary:  The Business Development Executives will
manage a specific portfolio of customers and build their long lasting business
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will line manage and sell to a
specific portfolio of customers within the right scope of DAMCO service portfolio
in that given location
Consistently look for new accounts that can be
included into the portfolio but understand the need to have a consistent and
focused approach
Act as the single and main contact for all accounts
assigned to the portfolio, in respect to commercial activities
Build and strengthen working relationships with as
many key contacts/decision makers as possible inside customers’ organization
and enhance a long-lasting business partnerships
Include key DAMCO personnel into the relationship to
ensure that relationships run as deep as possible into both organizations
Understand and translate the local needs of the
Customers and share and engage within the DAMCO organization
Actively promote DAMCO in the market place
Be the “voice” of the customer identifying issues
and addressing them throughout the organization in a proactive manner
The incumbent must understand CRM and SMART
reporting and ensure that they use these tools in accordance to company
Personally update all information into the CRM as
required by the company
Constantly update their own skills and knowledge
with the trade lanes in the Premier Sales rollouts
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidates should have an outgoing and
convincing personality, a sense of urgency, drive and result orientation.
At least five years’ experience in freight
forwarding and/or Logistics experience
Excellent analytical and judgment skills
Ability to work as individual but also understand a
Team approach
Strong Customer facing and presentation skills
The incumbent must speak and write the native
language at a high level
Speak and write English at an intermediate level
Must be outgoing and easily able to build
relationships at all levels
Ability to quickly adapt to changes
Multi-tasking abilities
Generally a Hunter type of profile
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Damco Logistics are
encouraged to Apply Online by sending their updated CVs to:
Deadline: 17th
September 2015.
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