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Head of Strategic Development

Date: 26-Jul-2022

Location: Crick, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently


Ready for a change? Looking for a role where you can build relationships and expand your career? Are you great at listening and finding solutions for customer problems? Then we are looking for someone like you.


We are recruiting for a Head of Strategic Development to generate and deliver growth in the UK and Ireland. This is a highly autonomous senior sales role, where you will work across solution design, operations and finance to ideate, develop and close new business opportunities. You will have a strong and engaginging personality, and be skilled at building relationships and positively influencing stakeholders.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a competitive salary, plus car and sales related bonus. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Lead new business development for a defined list of target customers
  • Create and execute prospecting plans, to successfully build a pipeline of new business opportunities
  • Robustly qualify leads and project manage new revenue opportunities
  • Create and present winning customer solutions and commercial proposals
  • Represent XPO Logistics at trade shows and networking events, building and nurturing your list of contacts as you go


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • Extensive experience of working in new business development within 3rd party logistics, retail, consumer and/or industrial industry verticals
  • A proven track record of winning large multi-year outsourcing contracts in logistics and transport
  • Be fully conversant on current trends in UK and global supply chains, with an understanding of what these trends mean for potential new customers
  • Strong commercial awareness, negotiation and communication skills
  • Resilient, creative and focused on selling solutions and closing new contract wins


Be part of something big. 



XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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