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Business Development Manager - Ireland to UK Logistics

C€50-60000 c30% Bonus Car Allowance Benefits

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Business Development Manager - Ireland to UK Logistics



C€50-60000 c30% Bonus Car Allowance Benefits


National Field Based/Hybrid Role



Are you a driven, ambitious Sales & Business Development Manager ready for your next challenge?


Our client, a leading player in the logistics and haulage industry, is on track to to double their current £40m turnover in the next twelve months. They now wish to strengthen their team with a results-driven Business Development Manager like you to work closely with their Commercial Sales Director to create and implement a robust business development strategy.


They want someone with a proven track record of hitting sales targets in European road freight and transportation including groupage, part, and full loads, multi temperature and cold chain particularly in the Ireland to UK lane or vice versa. If you possess the winning combination of strategic thinking, operational know-how, and communication skills, you could be the perfect fit for this role. First and foremost, you will be a sales hunter and secondly an account manager able to develop accounts for year-on-year growth as a preferred logistics partner.


As the Business Development Manager, you'll identify new business opportunities, form partnerships, and build client relationships to ensure inclusion in formal RFQ's. The focus will be on maintaining a healthy pipeline of new business and accounts concentrating on groupage, LTL, FTL and warehousing. You'll know how to think strategically, set objectives, and make them happen for the company's success.


To succeed in this role, you must have a proven track record of achieving sales targets in the road freight and groupage industry and possess excellent analytical, communication, and negotiation skills. Your skills set will include understanding how to qualify and build a sustainable and long-term pipeline of business in a structured and professional way, built upon solid market insights about profitable target sectors.

You will also be adept in building solid SOPS for new customer business to ensure complete understanding of customer requirements when it comes to operational implementation.


It is imperative that you have knowledge of the UK to Ireland or Ireland to UK or Ireland to Europe Lane.


Experience of securing business within the following verticals would be highly advantageous, food manufacturing, dairy, pharmaceutical including cold chain, technology, automotive.


Our client's main hubs are in the UK in the Midlands, with another facility in the North West, plus hubs in Dublin and not far from Belfast so there is some flexibility about your location but essentially you will be field based nationally with hybrid working.


Overall, this role promises challenges and rewards, within a growing business investing heavily in its future growth and with the chance to play an integral part in achieving our client's ambitious growth targets.


If you're confident, motivated, and ambitious, we want to hear from you! Apply now and take the first step towards your next career challenge.


Email your CV, quoting reference LX 1476221 or call us on 01905 381 320.





  • Development Director

    Development Director


    "Excellent opportunity for private sector commercial sales & marketing specialist to make an impact within the Charity Sector."



    Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
    Salary:  circa £70,000

    Are you a dynamic sales and marketing expert eager to make a real difference in young people’s lives?

    Our client, an impactful and rapidly growing charity, is seeking a passionate and commercially minded Development Director. This role is perfect for a high-energy private sector professional looking to apply their sales, networking, and strategic relationship skills to build partnerships with private sector businesses, as well as schools, academy trusts, and higher education colleges.

    In this pivotal role, you will use your expertise to create and implement an ambitious targeted sales and marketing strategy which will also support fundraising growth to help secure the necessary resources to support and grow the charity's initiatives.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Lead Growth: Identify and secure new sales contracts and fundraising opportunities to support a diverse range of youth programmes.
    • Drive Sales: Boost sales of key offerings, enhancing the reach and impact of various educational and developmental initiatives.
    • Fundraising Strategy: Develop and implement robust fundraising strategies to expand all income streams including developing individual giving and community involvement.
    • Brand Guardian: Enhance the charity’s profile, engagement and supporter base through strategic marketing and communications across digital and traditional channels.
    • Team Leadership: Manage and inspire fundraising, sales, and marketing teams to achieve ambitious targets.

    Who You Are:

    • A seasoned sales and marketing professional with a strong track record in both B2C and B2B environments.
    • A networking wizard with excellent communication skills and the ability to build lasting relationships.
    • A strategic thinker who can translate big-picture goals into actionable plans.
    • Someone passionate about using their commercial expertise to do good and support youth development.

    Experience and Qualifications:

    • A degree-level education or relevant business-related qualification is required, as is a background in business development.
    • Substantial knowledge of fundraising, is essential.
    • Extensive knowledge of marketing and communications channels is key.
    • Proven experience in managing a team, and a track record of achievement in a senior position.
    • Demonstrable financial management skills, including budgeting and delivery of cost and income targets.

    Why Join Our Client:

    • Impactful Work: Help shape the future of young people through innovative programs and experiences.
    • Supportive Team: Join a lively, fun, and committed team dedicated to making a difference.
    • Career Growth: Opportunity for significant advancement within a dynamic and evolving charity.

    If you’re ready to apply your top-notch skills to drive the growth of a charity making a real difference, we want to hear from you! Apply now to become part of this impactful organisation and help empower the next generation.

    Email your CV, quoting reference LX 2330919 to


  • Business Development Director

    Business Development Director - Professional Services Sector


    "Become the Driving Force Behind A Legal Firm's Ambitious Growth Plans."


    £60-80000 (DOE) + Excellent Benefits Package


    Buckinghamshire (Hybrid Working)



    Are you an accomplished business development leader with a talent for propelling professional services firms to new heights? Join our client as their Business Development Director and spearhead their strategic growth initiatives across the Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire and Sussex regions.


    Our client is a well-established and highly successful law practice operating specialising in the whole range of professional legal services from commercial to employment to family law. In this pivotal new role, working closely with the partners and solicitors and the marketing team, you'll be the catalyst for revenue expansion, orchestrating tailored growth strategies that resonate with each specialist market's unique dynamics. From meticulously researching industry trends and competitor landscapes to unearthing untapped new and lapsed client opportunities, your expertise will shape their approach to acquiring and nurturing valuable client relationships.


    Key Responsibilities:


    • Craft bespoke growth plans that unlock our client's potential in diverse regional markets, leveraging your deep understanding of brand perception and competitive forces.
    • Collaborate with practice area leaders to develop data-driven strategies, maintain comprehensive client intelligence, and rigorously measure business development ROI.
    • Architect and launch a high-impact Key Client program, deploying dedicated account managers to fortify relationships with top clients and cross-sell services.
    • Implement a performance management framework that aligns every team member's efforts with our client's ambitious growth objectives.
    • Lead the creation of compelling proposals, presentations, and pitches that articulate their unparalleled value proposition with conviction.
    • Strategically coordinate the company's presence at industry events, conferences, and networking platforms to generate leads and amplify brand visibility.
    • Mentor and upskill their solicitors on business development best practices, client management, and cross-selling opportunities.
    • Stay ahead of the curve by continuously exploring innovations in business development and marketing for professional services firms.


    The Ideal Candidate:


    With substantial experience in business development within the legal or professional services realm, you'll have a proven track record of creating and executing revenue-driving growth strategies. Your strategic acumen, coupled with exceptional communication and relationship-building skills, allows you to navigate complex stakeholder landscapes with ease.


    Applications are invited from graduate calibre candidates residing within the Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire or North Hertfordshire area as this role is a high profile and visible role requiring a regular consistent onsite presence at least 3-4 days per week. This on site presence will enable you to foster excellent stakeholder relationships and tailored growth strategies for each partner and their teams.


    If you're a seasoned business development professional seeking a challenging yet rewarding opportunity to leave an indelible mark, we want to hear from you.


    To apply, please send your CV, quoting LX 2338733



  • Bid Manager

    Bid Manager - Public Sector


    "Ready to Extend Your Bid Management Career? Manage a Variety of Diverse Tenders for The Public Sector Bids as a Bid Manager."


    Location: Manchester, UK.


    Salary: £60,000 + Uncapped Commission + Benefits


    Ready to Extend Your Bid Management Career? Manage a Variety of Diverse Tenders for The Public Sector Bids as a Bid Manager.


    Are you an experienced Bid manager wanting to progress their career? Do you wish to join an organisation that has the capability to provide clear progression paths? Are you someone wanting to make a difference? If so, this role will be perfect for you!


    Our Client: is a leading organisation for translation and interpretation in the UK, offering over 450 language and dialect translation and interpretation services using over 8000 linguists throughout the UK. Their focus on removing language barriers and improving access to support channels, allows individuals who may not have previously accessed help, be able to improve the quality of their lives.


    The Role: We are looking for an experienced and driven Bid Manager to join our client's team, to play a key position in their growth, securing new sustainable work in the public sector. In this role you shall overview all aspects of the bidding process. You shall consult with all relevant departments involved within the bidding process, as well as negotiating with potential customers to achieve a positive outcome for all involved.


    What you'll do:

    • Manage Multiple Parties: Manage multiple relevant departments involved in the bidding process, including Finance, Health & Safety, Quality, Sub-Contractors, and all other relevant parties.
    • Overviewing the Whole Bidding Process: You will liaise with multiple parties throughout all relevant stages of the bidding process, starting with opportunities all the way through to bid completion.
    • Writing Contracts: Coordinate and provide feedback to bid writers.
    • Presentations: writing and presenting invaluable information and presentations to potential customers.
    • Productive relationships: Establish and maintain excellent relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.


    Who you are:

    • Experienced Professional: You have demonstrable experience as Bid Manager, often dealing with a high volume of bids, having overseen the entire bid management process, and processed successful bids. Preferably involving the public sector.
    • Detail Orientated: Attention to detail focused and can notice what others don't.
    • Negotiable: Appropriately negotiate with customers, when necessary, to achieve a positive outcome.
    • Relationship Builder: Successfully manage and consult with a multitude of individuals with a variety of backgrounds, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Self-Starter: Ability to work independently while thriving in a collaborative environment.
    • Time keeper: excellent time management skills.
    • Ideal location: Ideally, you live in the Greater Manchester Area, such as Warrington, Bolton or Partington.


    What our client offers:

    • Competitive Salary: Potential total earning of £50,000 uncapped commission.
    • Flexibility: Flexible working post-training (4 days a week in office, 1 day at home)
    • Generous Benefits: 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays (this increases with your service).
    • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
    • Access to different healthcare benefits and services, giving you money back towards essential health costs.
    • Employee Assistance Program providing up to 4 sessions of structured counselling and access to a variety of wellbeing resources including webinars, Health Checks, and podcasts.


    Company culture: Our client prides themselves on being a successful, growing organisation with a friendly, professional office environment with excellent progression opportunities. They are committed to cultivating a diverse environment that promotes equity, inclusion and belonging. This is a role for someone wanting to support a business who are making a positive change.

    If you're a motivated Bid managing professional wanting to make a difference involving the public sector we want to hear from you. Apply now and become an essential part to this organisation's growth and development.


    Apply today. Send us your CV, quoting reference number LX2339428.