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Business Development Manager - Atlantic Canada

Business Development Manager - Atlantic Canada

Founded over 55 years ago, the Seaboard Transport Group is a privately-held organization comprised of numerous transport brands across Canada and the United States. Seaboard is a recognized leader in the Bulk Truckload Industry and the recipient of numerous awards for Customer Service, Safety and Innovation. The Seaboard Transport Group of Companies has grown by providing excellent service to clients in both the petroleum and chemical industries.


The Seaboard Transport Group of Companies uses continuous improvement ideologies and industry-leading in-truck technology to ensure we consistently deliver reliable and sustainable service.  It is our commitment to transportation excellence that has fueled our growth to become one of North America’s largest leading bulk carrier.


As a family owned business the members of the Seaboard Transport Group work together as a unit filled with transportation enthusiasts on the road, on the ground and in the office. Join us today as we are currently hiring a Business Developement Manager - Atlantic Canada based in Dartmouth, NS or Moncton, NB.


Lead the organic growth of the Highway Dedicated Logistics division in Atlantic Canada, with a particular focus on growing the Chemical Liquid business, securing new customer accounts and building on existing accounts while maintain very strong relationships with key accounts.

Core Job Functions:

  • Lead the development of business in HDL diversified product lines i.e. Chemical Liquid & Dry, Agricultural Dry, Food Grade Liquid & Dry, Mining sector, product handling, etc.
  • Create and maintain Sales funnel, review performance weekly / monthly against targets
  • Develop and present value propositions which include rate proposals, operating plans, service commitments etc
  • Manage relationships with key decision makers at each customer account
  • Address service or other concerns customers may have from time to time
  • Develop sales plans and growth strategies in collaboration with business leadership
  • Work with Operating Teams on daily/weekly basis to ensure Capacity / Demand is managed to achieve revenue and profitability targets.
  • Work with collections team and customers to ensure Accounts Receivable targets are met
  • Represent the company at key industry events as required
  • Attain market intelligence to assist business in developing appropriate competitive strategies
  • Assist with the commissioning of new sales
  • Participate/contribute to business leadership meetings and reviews as required
  • Participate/contribute to the budget planning process


Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Degree or Diploma in a related field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in transportation is considered an asset
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven ability to deal productively and professionally with internal and external customers
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Impeccable organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills required
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required
  • Able to travel throughout the Atlantic provinces as required

We are committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

To apply please submit your resume via this ad.