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Business Development Manager – Netherlands

Closing Date: 28th February 2023

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment in the search for a Business Development Manager in the Netherlands on behalf of a world renowned logistics business.

There is an extremely competitive salary and package on offer with excellent opportunities for career progression.

Our client has engaged with Vidu VIP to carry out the initial search process.

Our team of dedicated consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.

Scope of the role:

As Business Development Manager, you will be expected to grow our clients customer base within 4PL, Warehousing/Distribution, Contract Logistics and have the ability and knowledge to create innovative, complex supply chain solutions for their customers.

You will be challenged to improve and grow our clients business, by fostering and developing relationships with customers, suppliers and other partners.


Developing and leveraging constructive relationships with external stakeholders, gaining access to key decision-makers.

Lobbying for and representing our client and its best interests with industry firms, government agencies and regulatory bodies.

Defining and selling innovative value add propositions that underpin the development strategy within the Business Units.

Leading projects and feasibility studies supporting or defining strategic business targets.

Negotiating deals with external stakeholders.

Acting as a consultant to Key Customer Accounts, ensuring development of large-scale or strategic business opportunities.

Building and maintaining a professional network that enables opportunities to be identified, qualified, developed and closed.

Skills and experience required

A proven track record of developing innovative, complex, supply chain solutions in addition to having sold Contract Logistics, Warehousing and Distribution and Freight Forwarding services.

A strong affinity towards, knowledge of and interest in the European transport market (knowledge in the field of intermodal transport is preferred)

At least three years of relevant work experience in the logistics field, with a focus on developing pure new business.

The ability to demonstrate a real commercial drive.

A creative individual who possess good communication, negotiation, and persuasion skills.

A real team player who is also comfortable working very autonomously.

Good command of Dutch and English language – other languages are preferred.