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Sales Executive

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/06/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Job Title: Sales Executive (Permanent Hire)
Business Unit/ Entity: Maritime & Logistics
Department: Logistics
Section: Commercial - Logistics
Location: Head Office
Job Grade/ Level: P2

Job Objective
To represent all Logistics' services & products to potential customers gaining new business enquiries and converting these into confirmed contracts.

Reporting Relationships
Upward Reporting Relationship: Assistant Manager - Business Development
Downward Reporting Relationship: none

Internal Communication Purpose
* Legal Department
* Warehouse, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics & ILT
* New contracts review
* Process improvement
* Operational Coordination and Business Development. Conversion of enquires to contracts. Coordination of targets and methods to achieve them
External Communication Purpose
* Clients ( governmental and non- governmental
* Business development & Operational performance. Conversion of sales to operational plans

Key Roles & Responsibilities
* Liaison with Logistics sub unit leaders to explore sales leads
* Carry out sales activities with a focus on increased revenue and profit margins.
* Identify new revenue streams and business opportunities including preparation of business case for capital expenditure.
* Execute all sales leads, sales enquiries and ensure all targets are met or exceeded.
* Respond to all sales enquiries within 24 hours, to client, either domestic or international.
* Partake in weekly meetings with all Logistics sub unit leaders.
* Utilize Oracle EBMS for all Freight Forwarding sales activities.
* Provide weekly update on sales activities to VP - Logistics
* Ensure familiarity with all Logistics activities being offered by Company and prepare presentations to deliver to potential customers.
* Ensure the maximum profitability of each new contract in line with agreed service levels and contractual obligations.
* Be aware of changes in the market, shippers' schedules, competitors' activities and general market intelligence.
* Development and Management of Standard Operating Procedures.
* Be aware of market trends through market research and customer client visits.
* Manage all customer service levels to ensure customer satisfaction.
* Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
* Follow specified systems, processes and procedures, implemented in the workplace, to ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and other requirements/standards
* Work safely at all times, protecting the health and safety of everyone in the workplace

Occupational Health & Safety and Environment
Accountability Responsibility Authority
Are accountable for their acts and omissions. To follow agreed safe systems of work; to follow training and instructions; and to report accidents, incidents and near misses. To stop work if they think the work is unsafe.

Dimension Minimum requirements
Education & Professional Qualification * Bachelor's Degree
* Good academic background with strong analytic and mathematic skills
Professional Experience * Minimum of 5 - 8 Years' experience in a similar role.
* Proven Sales background in the 3Pl/Logistics industry.
Geographic Experience N/A
Computer Skills * MS Office skills (Outlook, EXCEL, PowerPoint).
* Exposure and knowledge of Freight IT systems / tools to enable business improvements.
Language Skills * Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
* Other languages advantageous.
* Presentation skills
Market/Industry/Functional Knowledge * Strong knowledge of the Qatar logistics market.
* Strong knowledge of local and regional customs procedure and legislation.
* Understand and be able to exploit customer opportunities within and outside of Qatar.
* Understanding of Sales & Operations Planning activities.
Tax-free monthly salary - open for discussion and negotiation; accommodation and transport allowances and Family benefits (includes Education Assistance (75%) up to 3 children ages 3-18 years, Medical insurance, Annual Airfare, Annual Leave, Annual Bonus as per performance and End of service benefits)

The Company:
Our client is a reputable provider of logistics and marine services in the Middle East.

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