VP Business Development - Houston, TX

Ceva Logistics U.S., Inc. Houston , TX 77020

Posted 7 days ago

CEVA, one of the world's leading supply chain companies, designs and implements industry leading solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies. Approximately 44,000 employees in nearly 170 countries are dedicated to delivering effective and robust supply chain solutions across a variety of sectors where CEVA applies its operational expertise to provide best-in-class services across its integrated network.

CEVA offers competitive incentive packages, exceptional benefits and an exceptional culture for career building. Start your career with CEVA and build on our Foundations:

Unity, Growth and Excellence. CEVA people are passionate about supply chain management.


CEVA Freight , LLC seeks Vice President Business Development for its Houston, TX office.

Lead a sales organization focused solely on the growth and development of the ocean business in North America, closely linked with the ocean product team and the field/MNC (Multi-National Company) sales teams. Own and drive the ocean pipeline to achieve required levels.

Provide education to the field and global sales with respect to the ocean product and capabilities. Provide leadership and direction to the Ocean Transportation sales and administrative staff to identify business opportunities and generate profitable sales in both new and existing accounts that meet and exceed new business revenue goals. Own and drive the size, quality and accuracy of the overall pipeline for the ocean product.

Drive revenue by service type in line with sales strategy. Execute business development plans (forecasts, budgets and operating plans), and provide leadership to the sales and marketing staff, operations, and systems delivery groups. Monitor and review customer sales activity and make strategy adjustments as needed.

Build strategic relationships with key contacts within customer organizations to understand opportunities for creating value. Capitalize on value creation opportunities by working closely with the sales and operations management team to develop creative workable solutions to customer needs. Leverage the company's global reach to influence decisions on projects for customer deliveries in both domestic and international locations.

Supervise Business Development Directors, Ocean to drive and close Ocean sales. Travel approx. 75% of the time in the US and internationally for corporate meetings, client meetings, negotiations and training.

PRIMARY JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree or foreign degree equivalent in Logistics Management, Business Administration, or related.

Must have 60 months of experience in an occupation related to Logistics Management. Experience must include 60 months in/with the following: Contract and Sales Negotiation; Business Development; Operations and Profit and Loss Management; Pricing Strategy; Ocean Freight Process Development and Implementation; Freight Forwarding and Gateway Operations; and Logistical Procurement.

ALTERNATE JOB REQUIREMENTS: In lieu of the Bachelor's degree and 60 months of experience in an occupation related to Logistics Management (Primary Job Requirements), employer will accept 84 months of experience in an occupation related to Logistics Management.

The 84 months of experience must include the following: Contract and Sales Negotiation; Business Development; Operations and Profit and Loss Management; Pricing Strategy; Ocean Freight Process Development and Implementation; Freight Forwarding and Gateway Operations; and Logistical Procurement.

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CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background.

We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

CEVA is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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