Are you a Japanese speaking sales professional looking to advance your career in a logistics company? Do you have 2-3 years of relevant work experience? If yes, please read further.

As Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for sales activities, including the maintaining and developing customer relationships, with a focus on Japanese (potential) customers.


  • Acquiring potential Japanese prospects;
  • Taking care of After Sales and strengthen customer relationships;
  • Informing the organization about specific customer requirements;
  • Visiting network events and trade shows;
  • Handling complaints from Japanese customers/relations;
  • Customer Review by registering and reporting customer satisfaction;
  • Compliance with the debtor policy;
  • Preparing and follow-up of quotations for (potential) Japanese relations;
  • Maintaining customer information systems;
  • Preparing sales reports;
  • Periodic contact with Sales staff Branch Managers;
  • Taking care of correspondence;
  • Ensuring correct implementations of new customers in the organization;
  • Presenting, promoting and selling services by using solid arguments to existing and prospective customers;
  • Establishing, developing and maintaining positive business and customer relationships;
  • Reaching out to customer leads through cold calling;
  • Expediting the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximize satisfaction;
  • Achieving agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule;
  • Coordinating sales effect with sales team members and other departments, being a Team-player.


  • 2-3 years of relevant experience in logistics and sales;
  • Native level fluency in the Japanese language;
  • Hands-on personality with a service oriented attitude;
  • Highly motivated to work in a sales role.


  • Competitive salary and performance based bonus;
  • Pension plan;
  • Company car.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let’s get in touch!

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Consultant: Fariha Samad
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