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About the job
Our client is looking for someone to process quotations each month from new and existing customers as well as other offices.
Their pricing desk enables them to respond quickly and effectively to these requests with the objective of significantly increasing our conversion rate of quotes into actual shipments.
Successful candidate will enjoy the buzz from winning business and will have excellent communication skills. They will be commercially astute and will either have or need to acquire though intense training a detailed working knowledge of tariffs and rates. Within set limits, commercial judgement will need to be applied to grow revenues and maximise profit.
A strong knowledge of Export/Import Ocean Freight is essential.
This is a great opportunity to acquire a detailed commercial experience of the Ocean Export/Import markets.
Respond to requests for quotations received from internal and external customers.
Liaise with relevant operation and product departments to ensure competitive pricing.
Provide a prompt response to the customer and follow up every quotation.
Recording all quotation details and the customer response.
Assessing the pricing that will win the business.
Working with operations to ensure a SOP and suitable handover takes place when new
order business is secured.
Negotiation with customers.
Developing positive relationships with customers through great service.
Suggest tactics on pricing so that sales and margin are maximised.
Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.