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Key Account Manager - Freight Forwarding

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Key Account Manager - Freight Forwarding

  • Location:

    Bradford

  • Sector:

    FREIGHT FORWARDING, LOGISTICS OTHER, LOGISTICS

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Victoria Lightfoot

  • Contact email:

    victoria@wr-transportandlogistics.com

  • Job ref:

    J6232903_1617879711

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-23

Position: Operational Key Account Manager
Location: Bradford, BD4
Industry: International Freight & Logistics
Department: Air & Sea Freight Import/ Export
Hours: Standard operating hours - Monday to Friday
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000 (Negotiable) DOE

My client has been providing bespoke Freight & International logistics services on a global scale since the early 90's and are currently experiencing accelerated growth across their organisation.
They are now seeking a passionate, proactive and competent individual to join their rapidly expanding freight forwarding department.
Become part of team who design innovative solutions to complex challenges, unlock new opportunities, and speed up and streamline existing processes by removing complexity from the process.

Benefits:
  • Staff discounts - up to 30% discount with ASOS (after 6 months employment)
  • Employee of the month awards (£50 Love2shop vouchers)
  • Seasonal fun events & giveaways
  • Free tea and coffee
  • On-site parking
  • Pension scheme

General purpose of the position:
  • Manage and maintain high-level accounts, including monitoring sales performance and promoting engagement
  • Work closely with the team to successfully meet customer Service Level Agreements
  • Ensure business required targets are achieved within set time frames
  • Map Key Accounts and monitor competitor activities for the purpose of informed strategy
  • Understand the customers' needs and facilitate change to ensure the customers' needs are met
  • Offer input & foresight into the IT system to encourage development
  • Using improvement tools with the team to continuously look at how to make things "better, faster, cheaper"
  • Conduct research and gather data on the consumer, market and competitor activity

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