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Business Development Manager - UK

London, England, United KingdomGAC UK

Job description

GAC UK is looking for candidates for the role of Business Development Manager - UK. Could it be you?


GAC UK employs over 300 experts across more than 25 offices covering all of the UK, Ireland and Gibraltar. We deliver a wide range of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services to the energy and shipping industries. We also serve specialised sectors like marine leisure, sports and events, automotive and aviation, providing complex and time-critical logistics solutions. We apply the highest standard of customer services to everything we do and aim to be industry leaders within all the sectors we serve.


We are currently recruiting a Business Development Manager, to cover all areas in the UK. Candidates based in any location in England will be considered for this position.


The key responsibilities are:


  • Support the sales strategy as set by the business
  • Improve business performance by generating new business leads & sales
  • Follow the sales cycle ensuring a smooth transition from business identification to implementation
  • Design & implement bespoke freight solutions for clients
  • Maximise the efficiency of the GAC & Partner network

Job requirements

To apply for this position, you must have 5+ years’ experience and knowledge in implementing Freight Solutions as well as having the ability to build and maintain business relationships.


You should have a keen understanding of customer needs and a dedicated focus on delivering excellent customer services across our freight and logistics related products. You will be responsible for driving continued business growth.


The Package

GAC gives you the opportunity to work for an employer who is committed to offering all our staff an enjoyable and rewarding career, with significant training and development prospects. In addition, you will receive a variety of benefits including:

· 38 days’ annual leave per year, plus a day off on your birthday

· Access to Vitality Private Medical Insurance

· Company pension

· Life assurance

· Eyecare scheme

· Employee assistance programme

· Enhanced maternity and paternity benefits

· Retail discounts scheme


In 2021, we launched our ten-year sustainability programme – MARS30. We are committed to “growing long term customer relationships across multiple products, whilst significantly reducing our environmental impact, improving the well-being of our people, and influencing our stakeholders to do the same.” We will accomplish our by mission by completing objectives aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


At GAC UK, who you are is just as important as what you do. The GAC Spirit reflects our culture across the company, emphasising loyalty and understanding between management and staff. We recognise that people’s lives extend far beyond their jobs. By promoting a healthy combination of work and play we achieve a happier workforce, delivering service excellence. We have a team of 16 Mental Health First Aiders across the UK and a Wellbeing Working Group who meet monthly and regularly launch new internal wellbeing initiatives.


We are passionate about diversity and inclusion and joined the Diversity in Maritime Charter to underline our commitment to take tangible steps to optimise the diversity within our organisation.


In January 2023, Macmillan Cancer Support became our official charity of the year. Together, GAC UK and Macmillan Cancer Support will be working to help people with cancer and their loved ones live life as fully as they can.


If you think you have what it takes to become part of the GAC UK team, we look forward to receiving your application.

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