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Head of Sales – Road Freight

Negotiable Transport and Logistics Dublin

Head of Sales – Road Freight

My Dublin based client is a leading international Logistics business who are recruiting a Head of Sales to lead a team of 6.

Generous salary on offer negotiable but must reflect experience, Bonus, Company Car and 10% Pension Contribution.

Reporting to the MD this person will lead, develop, implement and manage the overall sales activities with a particular focus on Irish customers who have road freight going into the UK and Europe or coming from the UK and Europe into Ireland. Domestic warehousing will also be a focus.

It is vital that the Head of Sales has experience with Irish road freight or logistics and a track record of managing a successful sales team.

Responsibilities for the job of Head of Sales – Road Freight:

  • Understand the company’s ideal customers and how they relate to our products
  • Winning of new customers, expansion of existing clients
  • Planning, implementing and monitoring sales targets
  • Effective communication within the sales department
  • Promote the continuous learning and development of the sales team
  • Continuously drive forward the sales team to identify, canvas and convert new profitable opportunities as part of our overall sales growth strategy
  • Setting individual sales targets with the sales team
  • Tracking sales goals and reporting results as necessary
  • Overseeing the activities and performance of the sales team
  • Coordinating with marketing on lead generation
  • Developing the sales team through motivation, and product knowledge
  • Partake at a senior level and influence the overall direction and strategy of the business

Requirements for the job of Head of Sales – Road Freight:

  • 10 years previous experience within a direct sales function in the Irish Freight Industry preferably with a groupage and export focus.
  • A proven track record of strong team management skills and experience, to manage and motivate teams to deliver.
  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to be personable yet persistent.
  • 3rd level degree in Business or Supply Chain Management is an advantage
  • Strong PC skills with Excel reporting knowledge
  • Passion for selling with a drive to innovate.

If you want to hear more about this opportunity, please apply or call Ambyr on 01 8148747.


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