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Business Development Manager - Sea Freight Forwarding

Michael Page
Date de clôture
31 mai 2024

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Détails de l'offre

As International Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for developing the business in Europe.

Client Details

Our client is a family company part of an international group active in freight forwarding & logistics. Their activities are based historically in Belgium but today the company also has offices and staff in eastern European countries as well as China.

Today the company is planning for the future and investigating new ways of diversifying its activities. With strong financial resources, they are willing to explore new business opportunities across East Europe.

Therefore, they are currently looking for an International Business Development Manager.


As International Business Development Manager, your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Explore the potential of a defined market
  • Focus on the European market (Benelux, Germany, France, Poland, etc.)
  • Identify potential business partners & transform these opportunities into warm contacts and confirmed collaborations through prospecting, networking, etc.
  • Collaborate with the internal support department in the redaction of tailored offers and clients' follow-up
  • Collaborate with your management in the development of a structured commercial strategy based on your exploration of the new market potential


The successful candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Strong sales experience in sea freight forwarding and logistics-related field
  • Strong business development experience or an even stronger commercial drive for new market development
  • Excellent language skills (English, French, Dutch)
  • Analytical, strategic, and operational skills
  • A true business developer mindset and attitude: high level of autonomy, gets energy by being constantly on the road (in Belgium & abroad), resilience, strong commercial skills in front of experienced B2B stakeholders, proactive and results-oriented

Job Offer

In this role, you will :

  • Join a well-established company where you will make an impact - you'll be trusted to drive the company's diversification and further commercial development. You'll be provided with a wide range of autonomy, the ability to initiate change, a say in the commercial strategy of a well-established company as well as the possibility to further evolve in the long term within the structure
  • Receive a salary package in direct relation to your level of experience and valuable skills for the company
  • Get a bonus plan as well as a complete package of extra-legal benefits
  • Enjoy a high level of autonomy


At the heart of our business are the thousands of people’s lives we change, the outstanding service we provide to our clients and candidates and the exciting opportunities within our offices all over the world.  We’re proud to set the standard in the recruitment profession – our specialist service with a personal touch is how we change lives for people through creating opportunity to reach potential.

As an employer looking to hire, or a candidate aiming to grow your career, Michael Page offers you a team who understand your market, backed by the resources and expertise of a global network.

We specialise in the following disciplines: Banking & Financial Services - Engineering & Manufacturing – Finance - Healthcare & Life Sciences - Human Resources - Information Technology - Interim Management - Procurement & Supply Chain - Sales & Marketing - Tax & Legal

Together with Page Personnel, Page Executive and Page Outsourcing, Michael Page is part of PageGroup.  We’re confident that our expertise will help you meet your recruitment or job search goals. Get in touch to find out more.

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02/290 97 26
Marsveldplein (Bastion Tower) 5

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