Business Development Manager Graduate Scheme

Type: Graduate
Region: North West

DSV Road are looking to take on graduates with a passion for sales to join our Business Development Manager Graduate Scheme.

As a global freight forwarder, DSV provides and manages supply chain solutions for thousands of companies every day. Whether you are a small family-run businesses or large global corporation we focus on keeping your supply chains flowing through operational excellence and sustainable growth. This is at the core of our purpose, vision and mission.

DSV Road is one of the leading road freight operators in Europe with distribution networks in North America and Africa. Annually, we handle more than 30 million shipments and every day more than 20,000 trucks are ready to carry your goods in a fast, efficient, flexible, and environmentally friendly manner.

Main purpose of job

  • To learn how to win new business and work to agreed budget targets in line with the company growth strategy.
  • Develop skills in locating, developing, defining, promoting, negotiating, and securing new business by closing the sale.
  • Learn to develop and maintain DSV Road services to existing and potential clients ensuring a profitable return for the company.
  • Build expert knowledge of the DSV Groupage network.

About the graduate scheme

  • 27-month-long training program designed to provide all the elements required to be a successful Business Development Manager at DSV.
  • Company car included, necessary to frequently travel to new and existing customers.
  • Social nights and networking opportunities, to further professional skills and relationships.
  • A culture of reward and recognition for success, with support and mentoring designed to help you reach your goals.

Skills required

  • No prior experience required.
  • Minimum of a 2:2 in any bachelors degree.
  • Full UK drivers license.
  • Legally entitled to work in the UK on a full-time basis.
  • Able to attend our graduate assessment day – 16th May, Mercia Park DE12 8AA.
  • Able to commence the role full-time in September 2024.
  • A result orientated, hardworking, self- starter.
  • A positive thinker, you are the kind of individual who constantly challenges yourself to exceed expectations and is not easily deterred from achieving goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal & administration skills.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, with good persuasion and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent processing & time management skills.

What can we offer you?

  • Starting salary between £23,000-£25,000 per annum.
  • Pre-determined salary increases following successful completion of KPI’s.
  • Graduation to full Business Development Manager salary upon successful completion of the Graduate Scheme.
  • Training and education from an industry-leading organisation.
  • The opportunity for a successful and fulfilling career with the scope for further development and progression.
  • Be part of a global company with strong ambitions, values and targets for sustainability initiatives, both internally and externally.
  • In addition, we can offer access to a selection of employee benefits, such as:
    • Enhanced Annual Leave Entitlement from your start, which increases with length of service.
    • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme for Ultra-Low Emissions Cars
    • Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme
    • WeCare App, for support with physical and mental wellbeing, including access to GPs for you and your dependents.
    • LifeWorks app for access to cashback and discounts on high street and online brands.
    • Life Insurance and which includes access to expert probate support.
    • Eyecare Voucher Scheme

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of approximately 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.

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