Business Development Manager Automotive

Business Development Manager Automotive

Are you a passionate logistics fan and a self-starter
who sees opportunities around every corner?


Unique opportunity to develop the automotive business
within DFDS


As part of the DFDS Group's continued growth and development strategy, a new organization has been formed to secure more focus on selected industries. The new Business Unit Automotive is the largest of the three industries and the BU has high ambitions on growth and is now forming
a core strategy team to execute a go-to-market plan.

You will be a part of a growing and dynamic company. In this position you will develop, both professionally and personally. The position will be critical for the business and you will have the possibility to create and form your own role.

The strategy team, that you will be a part of, will be working with Strategy, Sales Management, Business Development, and Key
Account Management covering a broad range of expertise to drive the business forward and support our customers and colleagues in the DFDS Group in Europe. In BU Automotive, two operational companies within contract logistics and haulage are also included besides the strategy team.

Main responsibilities
As Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for developing the business within the automotive segment in Europe. In line with the
business strategy and defined targets, your focus will be on identifying new business opportunities for a wide range of customers; from key accounts to prospect customers. You will also build long-lasting competence and develop service offerings
within the group.

Preferred professional profile
We think that you have several years' experience from a similar role within logistics and supply chain in the wide context of the automotive industry. Experience within contract logistics is meritorious. To become successful in the role you should also have a commercial background and a proven, successful, sales track record for delivering excellent sales
results to automotive customers also outside of Sweden.

We are looking for a person with a strong personal drive and ability to create trustful relationships. An entrepreneurial spirit and opportunity driven person that is good at establishing customer relationships will have great chance to succeed in this role.

The applicant is preferably located in the Gothenburg area. The role reports to Peter Tafazoli, Vice President and Head of BU Automotive, located in Gothenburg, Sweden. There are no direct reports
in this role.

English is a prerequisite and we expect you to have a university degree in a relevant field.

Since you will be working with OEMs and suppliers in
Europe, travelling will be required.

Apply now!

If you have questions to the position please contact Peter Tafazoli, Vice President Automotive, at petaf@dfds.com. All applications will be treated in confidence.
Mer info
Kontaktperson Peter Tafazoli
Email Mejla Peter Tafazoli
Område Göteborgs stad
Yrkesroll Supply chain manager, Organisation & ledning, Chefsbefattningar, Transport & Logistik
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Sista ansökningsdag 11 apr 2020 (43 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

DFDS has successfully undergone major changes in recent years. DFDS is a consolidator in the shipping and logistics industry in
Europe and has a strong record of acquiring businesses. The company has doubled in size over the last decade and continues to grow rapidly with the recent acquisition of UN RoRo (larger Mediterranean shipping company). DFDS is running at a rate with revenues of ~16 bDKK and EBITDA of ~3.6 bDKK.