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Business Unit Sales Manager

Date: 14-May-2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 160386 - Posted 05/14/2019
Job Function: Marketing and Sales
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Regular Employment
Job Level: Professional

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 80 countries, and employs around 15,000 people worldwide.

Location - Chicago or Cincinati

We are looking to hire a Business Unit Sales Manager to achieve sales plan objectives with assigned SME clients and targets by effectively selling Panalpina’s products

Responsibilities

• Generate business with assigned SME clients and targets in line with the sales plan

• Assure the successful client implementation

• Provide information to BU Head of Sales for “sales planning” and forecast activities, including prospect qualification and local market intelligence

• Provide client and target information, maintain CRM

• Execute sales process

• Other duties as requested

Qualifications

• Functional experience in air / sea / customs brokerage

• Sales experience

• Complete understanding of Panalpina strategy and products

• Local market knowledge (customers, competitors, suppliers).

• Expertise and professionalism in customer contacts, understanding of customer requirements, analysis and resolution of problems and complaints

• Business administration / commercial background

• Sales experience within the industry minimum 2 years

Skills

• Impact & Influence at all levels and ability to close

• Information, data gathering and analysis skills

• Conceptual thinking to propose/discuss client solutions

• Organizational awareness (focus on client organization)

• Relationship Building

• Achievement Orientation

• Personal Organization/self-management

• Self-structure

• Resilience

• Empathy

• Sense of urgency

• Creativity in problem solving

• Persuasive

• Assertive

Languages

• Fluent in English

• Preferably other languages