Head of Logistics Sales

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about 2 months ago

Our Ambition

At ManpowerGroup our ambition is to lead in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services that enable our clients to win in the changing world of work. We connect more than 600,000 people every day to meaningful work across a wide range of skills and industries helping to power the success of clients around the world. Working for us means you'll be part of a family of brands, each uniquely positioned to address different talent challenges.

The Team

Who will you be working with?

The Manpower Logistics Team are growing. We're looking for an experienced B2B Sales Leader, ideally from a background in Logistics, recruitment, training or related service industry to Lead our divisional growth, in this new role of Head of Logistics Sales for the UK. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced business development/sales professional to shape and manage the team's proactive sales strategy.

Our unique team creates products/services aimed at tackling some of the most relative challenges we are seeing in the Logistics industry at this pivotal time. Ideally you will have the experience to be part of the product/service development, while taking control of the 'go to market' strategy.

The Role

So, what will you be doing?

As the Head of Logistics Sales, you'll be joining an experienced and talented team. You will be tasked with driving and managing the complete 'go to market' process from service branding, lead-sourcing, sales, tendering, presenting, post-sales services and everything in between. As a key member of the Leadership team, you will work closely with the internal functions (marketing, pre sales, communicates, legal, and commercial) to ensure a successful transition; this would also include collaboratively working alongside our regional marketing teams to shape campaigns.

Whether you are managing new client leads; managing a pipeline of contacts; presenting products or maintaining relationships; you will play a pivotal sales role for our team. There is also the expectation that you'll use the client insight and feedback you gather, in order to influence the latter stages of the product development process.

You'll have a huge amount of autonomy in this role and will be fully supported by your team and the wider business to help you succeed.

About You

What are we looking for?

  • Previous experience managing a full sales lifecycle in a new business B2B sales/BD role (ideally sector related but this can also include experience selling training/ apprentiship/ online courses)

  • Your sales/BD experience from dealing with large companies or organisations, communicating and closing deals with department heads and executives - high value pursuits

  • Building strong and lasting relationships with your target clients and partners

  • Fantastic client management and communication skills - you must be presentable, confident, professional and have gravitas

  • The ability to contribute to the product/service build and subsequent campaigns across multiple regions

  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced, ever-changing early-stage company environment and being part of growing a new business

What's in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary and commission structure for a Head of level role!

  • Amazing growth and leadership opportunity

  • Opportunity to thrive in an extremely autonomous role

  • Support from the wider business and your talented team - we want you to succeed!

  • Fast track your personal and professional development whilst being supported by an award winning learning team

  • We have unique access to talent through our industry development programmes

  • We have unrivalled operational delivery, utilising our network and centralised services

  • Access hundreds of job opportunities across ManpowerGroup every year

  • Work for a business that consistently drives you to discover your personal best and regularly celebrates success

Joining a rapidly expanding and successful company as a key member of staff, you can expect a great opportunity that involves career progression, a top working environment and highly talented and sociable colleagues.

Apply now for immediate consideration or for further details prior to applying please contact Mark at

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