Business Development Executive

South Wales
18 May 2017
18 Jun 2017
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

All About Us

Award winning Hermes is the largest UK courier delivery service projected to handle 251 million parcels this year. We employ over 2,000 people, have over 12,000 self-employed couriers and deliver parcels to over 190 countries.

We have grown in excess of 15% each year over the past 5 years with even bigger ambitions for the future - there has never been a more exciting time to join us!

All About The Role

This role is home based however travel is required daily to maintain contact with ParcelShops both within a defined territory and or other areas within UK if required.

To support and account manage the ParcelShop estate within your defined postcode territories. To maintain and grow estate in accordance with Hermes quality and compliance parameters and business objective.

This role covers areas: South Wales, Herfordshire, Worcestershire.

To generate increased and measurable company revenue through:

•         Identifying opportunities to maximise parcel volumes within a specified area adhering to ParcelShop operational requirements
•         Effective management of time - ensuring that full productivity is achieved each and every day
•         Accurate data recording in all areas of the business at all times
•         Accurate completion of all documentation for all areas of the business at all times
•         Ability to review and analyse performance/business data provided by the company to identify areas of opportunity, under performing and non-compliant agents and track personal achievement against agreed business objectives and KPI targets
•         Ensure maximum awareness of the ParcelShop service through Retailer training, positioning/updating POS and promoting local retailer activity
•         To recruit new ParcelShop sites where applicable which meet the required minimum criteria in order to achieve targets
•         Provide accurate and timely reporting to your Regional Manager based on your territory performance
•         To communicate effectively and timely to your Regional Manager and relevant personnel, any operational issues or development opportunities identified
•         To ensure Hermes customer service and brand values are upheld and represented with integrity and professionalism at all times

Post Codes to cover - NP, CF & SA


All About You

Qualifications and Experience

•         Currently operating in a similar field based role in a retail or customer facing/service environment
•         Proven experience and track record of adding significant value and driving business objectives within a target driven environment
•         Ability to work on their own initiative and be a self- motivated, target orientated and organised individual
•         Full clean driving license
•         PC literate

Person Specification

•         High degree of commercial awareness with the ability to think strategically in a fast moving and very busy operational environment
•         Ability to stand back from process, re-evaluate and prioritise workload
•         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•         Ability to command respect, trust and be a highly persuasive communicator
•         Ability to work on their own initiative, be self- motivated, target orientated and an organised individual
•         Able to clearly prioritise, cope under pressure, be resilient and tenacious