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Project Sales Coordinator required for our client based in Ipswich. Our client has been established for over 30 years’, delivering a global logistic solution to a variety of customers. Having now grown to one of the UK’s largest logistic providers across Europe, they are now looking for a Project Sales Coordinator to strengthen their team.

Project Sales Coordinator – Position Overview

The successful applicant will deal with quote requests from start to finish, including appropriate fact finding after receiving an enquiry from the client (this could be our overseas partners or UK customers), gaining any additional information required and then going out to our suppliers to find the most suitable solution to suit the client’s needs. The applicant will also be responsible for following up and converting quotations and working with our operations personnel to ensure a smooth transition from converted quote to a booking. This person will also be responsible for rate management, keeping abreast of the latest developments with our freight suppliers and making recommendations to the rest of the team of who best to go to on this basis.

* Creating quotations for our clients both UK customers and overseas agents in all modes FCL/RORO/breakbulk, be it import, export or cross trade.

* Successfully converting quotes into bookings.

* Carrying out and logging quote follow ups.

* Proactively seeking new opportunities.

* Rate management.

* Ensuring all data related to quotations is logged in Sapphire system.

* Assist in constant development of our systems regarding pricing.

* Seamlessly passing converted jobs to operations.

* Working alongside our project managers for pricing and solutions on larger projects.

* Building and maintaining client & supplier relations.

* Operational cover as and when required, training to be given.

* General office duties as required.

* AEO, ISO and customs compliance.

* Customer visits as and when required.

* Provide advice and support to colleagues regarding pricing.

* Ensuring customers/partners are receiving first class customer service.

Project Sales Coordinator – Position Requirements

This role requires an individual who is approachable, proactive, organised, works well under pressure, shows good attention to detail, can demonstrate good sales skills/negotiation, has a strong work ethic, enjoys problem solving along with the buzz of gaining new business and can provide great service to our clients.

Project Sales Coordinator – Position Remuneration

* Salary £25,000 – £30,000 DOE.

* Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 17:30 with 1 hour lunch break.

* 25 days holiday + bank holidays.

* Company pension.

* Parking on site.

* Death in service after 3 months.

* Company sickness pay after qualifying period.

We, Streamline Search a technical recruitment agency are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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