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  • Maersk Is Hiring

  • Posted on: 17 September, 2013 Deadline: 1 October, 2013
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  • Maersk Line is the core liner shipping business of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group and the leading container shipping company in the world, operating in more than 125 countries and employing over 21,000 people. Maersk Nigeria Limited is an agent of Maersk Line with presence in Nigeria spanning across 25 years and represented in Lagos, Port Harcourt, and Kano. The successful candidate would work within the East Nigeria Sales team.
    Do you consider yourself a ‘hunter’ sales person? Are you driven by a dynamic and challenging work environment? Do you desire to work in a best-in-class organization where performance is recognized and rewarded? If your answer is “Yes” then this could be the right job for you.

    External Sales Executive Ref: ML-030757


    As a Sales Executive covering East Nigeria market, the successful candidate will be a vital part of the success of Maersk Nigeria Limited, developing and maintaining existing accounts as well as creating commercially viable relationships with new customers.
    We Offer
    We offer the opportunity to work in a strong and versatile team, offering exposure to global sales and client management practices. In this position, you are offered a splendid development opportunity to grow into a well rounded professional within a dynamic environment where career progression is driven by performance. We offer a wide range of learning opportunities to help you improve your skills and shape your career path.
    Key Responsibilities
    We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a ‘can do’ attitude who can own and develop his/her allocated customers, deliver volume and yield targets while remaining focused on relationships with customer portfolio. Key areas of responsibility include (but not limited to):
        •Manage sales pipeline, segmentation, and accurate forecasting.
        •Monitor performance against KPI and take corrective actions where necessary.
        •Build strong customer specific value propositions linking Maersk Line differentiators to customer’s needs.
        •Aggressively explore local market for new business and enlarge account base.
    Who we are looking for
        •Minimum first degree from a reputable higher institution.
        •Minimum 3 years work experience in a sales or commercial role. Shipping/Freight logistics- related sales role will be an        advantage.
        •Strong negotiation skills.
        •Proactive, assertive and result oriented.
        •Ability to Grow and up-sell to existing accounts, focusing on growth and profitability.
        •Possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
        •Strong ability to develop winning customer value propositions.
        •Leverages internal and external financial data to build winning strategies and understand account economics.
        •Strong stakeholder management capabilities focusing on decision makers and influencers.
        •Thoroughly understands customer drivers, needs and requirements.
        •Strong team player while taking responsibility for own performance.
        •Strong MS Office skills.
        •Ability to speak the Igbo language is an added advantage.
        •Resident in the Eastern part of Nigeria.
        •Knowledge of the Eastern Nigeria states.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants should Click Here To Apply

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