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Job Code:201436
Job Title:FRESH PERISHABLES CARGO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Job Category:LOGISTICS/DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSING
Location:RICHMOND, BC

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THE COMPANY:

As a leader in the freight forwarding industry, this company's successes are complemented by its global presence, and ultimately result in being one of the largest transportation providers in the world.  Solutions, not numbers, are responsible for their success. Their commitment to develop successful solutions, which put information technologies and their vast network of resources to work for their clientele, is what has enabled this 3PL front-runner to lead the world in innovative logistics design.

COMPENSATION:

Competitive salary and commission plan along with a strong benefits package.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The Business Development Manager will identify and secure fresh perishable logistics business of fish, seafood, fruits, vegetables and flowers. This "hunter" role requires a dedicated focus on new business sales, primarily in air freight. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Identify and secure export fresh perishables cargo.
  • Assist with the negotiation with carriers for rates and other handling costs.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in the Richmond office.
  • Communicate with clients, vendors and their representatives.
  • Properly use the CRM.
  • Familiar and comfortable in preparing and providing rate quotations to customers.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Cargo sales experience, with a freight forwarder, especially in fresh perishables.
  • Familiar with the Lower Mainland perishables logistics marketplace.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Strong written and communication skills.
  • Ability to listen and determine customer’s needs.

LOCATION:

Richmond, BC

POSITION TITLE:

Business Development Manager - Perishables

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Contract

EDUCATION:

High School graduate.

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

Occasional

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

No

MANAGES OTHERS:

No

CONTACT:

Syeda Saher, Recruitment Consultant

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to: ssaher@stoakley.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Syeda Saher: http://stoakley.com/meet-syeda-saher

JOB CATEGORY:

Logistics/Distribution/Warehousing

INDUSTRY:

Freight Forwarding

DATE:

May 29, 2019

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201436

KEYWORDS:

Air freight, export, cargo sales, perishables, fish, seafood, garden, flowers, fruit and vegetable.

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries. This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability, etc.

See ALL of our open jobs at: http://data.stoakley.com/alljobs.asp

WHAT ARE WE KNOWN FOR AND HOW DO WE HELP?

  • Helping talented professionals secure new, exciting and rewarding career opportunities.
  • Treating each unique individual with professionalism, respect and integrity.
  • Meeting your distinct needs by matching you with the right corporate culture.

PRIVACY POLICY:

Our Corporate systems comply with the provisions of the Personal Information Protection and Electronics Documents Act ("PIPEDA") which became effective January 1, 2004. To view our complete Privacy Policy please visit: http://stoakley.com/privacy-policy-2/

CONSENT POLICY:

By you (“the applicant”) submitting your resumé and/or personal information here, grant Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. (“SSC”) the right to use personal data for recruitment and selection purposes. The applicant understands that the applicant’s personal information is only collected, used and disclosed by SSC in accordance with this form or otherwise as permitted by law. The applicant authorizes SSC to collect, use and disclose their personal information in order to attempt to assist them in gaining employment with of one of SSC’s clients. For this purpose and as part of this process, the applicant authorizes SSC to take a number of steps, typically including, but not necessarily limited to: Obtaining their resumé and references (and any updates thereof); Interviewing them; Producing a video-clip of them; Speaking with their references; Verifying information and performing other searches and checks, done either by SSC or by an independent agency on behalf of SSC; Evaluating information about the applicant to analyze their suitability to potential positions; Disclosing any information about the applicant as provided by the applicant, by references and by other sources to any present or future client of SSC who, based on the applicant’s qualifications, work requirements, desires and other factors and determined solely in the discretion of SSC, has or may have a position to which the applicant is or may be suited. The applicant understands that SSC will not disclose their information to a present or future client without speaking to the applicant first and receiving the applicant’s verbal consent.

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