Solution Design Manager
Opportunity: Solution Design Manager
Organisation: Third Party Logistics Provider
Location: Midlands / Home Based
Remuneration: £35,000 to £40,000 plus car / allowance
Blue Dot Search & Selection is proud to partner with this well known third party logistics and supply chain services provider which due to continuing success is looking strengthen its existing team with the addition of a high calibre Solution Design Manager whose role it will be to support the business development / sales function.
Reporting to the Head of Solution Design and partnering with Business Development teams this challenging position supports initiatives and activities focusing on the acquisition of new customer accounts as well as the renewal or extension on existing business relationships.
Working closely with operational teams and other colleagues within the BD and sales function this role will hold responsibility for responding to customer requests for information (RFI / PQQ) and invitations to tender (ITT / RFQ / RFP). This will include the production of solution documents and commercial proposals, project evaluations and costings and the preparation of presentations all of which contributing to the development and modelling of transport and warehousing solutions.
Operational experience gained within the logistics sector coupled with an understanding of a business tendering process underpinned by the ability to manage and prioritise workload and to work to a consistently high standard in a highly pressurised environment whilst ensuring that deadlines are met.
Well developed IT skills including good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as experience in the use of specialist tools including Paragon, DiPS or CAST.
Educated to degree standard ideally within a relevant subject the successful applicant will possess a confident, outgoing personality with the ability to quickly forge credible cross functional working relationships as well as having strong communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to clearly present complex data and technical ideas / solutions.
To explore this opportunity further please forward your current curriculum vitae / resume with a covering note (quoting reference BD832207MJH).