Solutions Development Manager

England, Northamptonshire
£50,000 - £65,000 per annum + Car, Bonus, healthcare
02 Jul 2019
16 Jul 2019
Phil Townend
Department Head
Contract Type

Solutions Development manager for a leading specialist logistics provider with an enviable reputation and history of profitability and growth.

Client Details

My client is a leading logistics provider in their specialist market. They have an enviable reputation for quality, service and flexibility. The business benefits from a strong base of loyal customers and a lean management structure that minimises bureaucracy.


The role of Solutions Development Manager will include:

  • Supporting new business opportunities with existing customers for new scope of activity and retention/renewal projects - providing both project leadership and solutions design support, and occasionally new business projects
  • Support the implementation team with new business wins
  • High levels of interaction with the customer in conjunction with the sales and operational lead to position the on going solution development into a commercially attractive, winning proposition
  • Keeping abreast of developments in logistics within the designated industry sector and ensuring that this information is shared with the relevant Solutions and Operations teams
  • Thoroughly understand the business activities of assigned Customers, and in particular their supply chains, to identify business development opportunities
  • Develop an engagement strategy with the operations teams to target the key stakeholders in Customer's organisations who have responsibility for renewals and new logistics business opportunities, to create a pipeline of development activity


The Successful candidate will have a background of working within a logistics solutions design, logistics development or commercial background ideally within a 3rd party logistics environment.

Experience in the following areas would be advantageous:

  • Working with modelling tools (CLASS, CAST, AutoCAD, Paragon)
  • Data Analysis using Excel, Access (V/H Lookups, Macros, Pivot tables, formulas etc.)
  • Warehouse design, layouts, optimisation,
  • Implementation experience is desirable.
  • Customer interaction
  • Prince2 or other project methodology would be desirable

Job Offer

Excellent Basic Salary to attract the best talent, Bonus, Car/ Car allowance

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