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Business Development Manager

Business Development

About the business and the role


DSV Air & Sea is constantly evolving and expanding with the global market. Working for one of the world's largest global suppliers of transport and logistics can open up many opportunities for you to develop your career on an international scale.



An exciting opportunity now exists for a candidate with a solid background in freight forwarding as a Business Development Manager for our Wellington branch.

If you are a motivated and high achieving freight forwarding sales professional, wanting to take the next step in your career with one of the most dynamic and successful global companies in the industry, we would like to hear from you!

Job Tasks & Responsibilities


The role is based in our Wellington branch office and will be responsible for developing new business growth in the lower North Island. The role reports to the Manager for Business Development in New Zealand and the focus will be to achieve sales targets that will ensure revenue growth and profitability.


Further Tasks and Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain an effective pipeline and business plan for each client on an ongoing basis to ensure maximization of all business offerings
  • Enter all customer opportunities and call activity into Dynamics CRM
  • 8 customer visits per week
  • Pathway to budget growth aligned with Dynamics opportunities
  • Work pro-actively within the target base improving awareness of business offerings.
  • Research and identify key customers from local, domestic and International markets and sources
  • Conduct joint calls with the Customer Service Team and DSV Team Members to improve awareness of DSV's 'value adds'
  • Co-ordinate demonstrations, where necessary to ensure an awareness of the businesses offerings
  • Develop and maintain new customer data base
  • Liaises with the Branch, ensuring a consistent business approach
  • Maintain high levels of activity and customer focus achieving set targets


Skills & Experience:


  • Minimum 5 years' experience in International Freight Forwarding, Sales and customer acquisition
  • Minimum 3 Years' experience in sales/business development role with a proven track record of achieving high sales targets
  • Experience with Cargowise One is a must
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics is desirable
  • Strong work ethic & a desire to learn

Why work with DSV?


Truly global

We'll give you 75,000 colleagues in 90 countries all over the world. We're a global family.


We'll encourage you to act as if DSV was your own business. Our local branches work very autonomously and decisions are made close to the customer. This is what makes us unique, agile, and strong.


You'll join a group of highly dedicated people who strive to improve every day. If you like a challenge and a constantly changing environment then join us.


Our DSV academy will give you access to knowledge and training which will allow you to grow and influence the path of your career. We want you to realise your potential and reach your career goals.

We grow together

You'll be part of a genuinely fast-growing company. We started our journey in 1976, and since then we have expanded our market share immensely. But we have only just begun – the most exciting time to join DSV is now!

Informal environment

You'll be part of a dynamic and informal environment, where people speak their minds. This allows us to move fast, stay ahead and face challenges head-on. This is the DSV way.


We'll empower you to make a difference. We believe that people do great things, when they are given the opportunity and support they need to succeed. We trust in people.