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Trade Lane Sales Manager – Lyon Area – France

Closing Date: 13th July 2024

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment on behalf of a European Logistics Provider in the search for a Sales Manager to develop their Trade Lanes to Turkey from and to France and the CIS Countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan)

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to join a fast paced, very entrepreneurial business, who are part of a multi billion turnover Group offering excellent opportunities for career progression.

There is a very competitive salary and career development plan on offer with this role.

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

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

Role/Responsibilities:

Develop Trade Lanes to Turkey from and to France and the CIS Countries.

In charge of KAM/GAM in assigned Trade Lane.

Obtain and communicate market information such as customer product requirements, competitors, market trends etc.

Manage and follow up sale leads(internally and externally).

Co-ordinate with other departments for joint-sales development.

Develop existing accounts and gain new business for our client.

Skills and experience required

A proven track record of success in Sales within a Global Freight Forwarding organisation.

An in depth understanding of European Transport.

Experience of developing Trade Lanes in the assigned areas.

Dynamic, open minded and adaptive.

An innovative thinker with strong communication skills.

Highly motivated and disciplined.

Posses a strong passion for business development and a desire to build long lasting relationships.

It’s essential you are a team player but also able to work effectively in an autonomous role.

Good command of French and English.

Excellent presentation skills and use of presentation software.

Computer literate.