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Business Development Manager-Pharma M/F

Vacancy details

General information

Legal entity

GEODIS is a Supply Chain Operator ranking among the top companies in its field in Europe and the World. GEODIS, which is part of SNCF Logistics, which in turn is a business line of the SNCF Group, is the number one Transport and Logistics operator in France and ranked number four in Europe. The international reach includes a direct presence in 67 countries and a global network spanning over 120 countries.

Why join us ?

Transport and Logistics form a key sector in the world economy. As a major international player on this sector, GEODIS is geared to full satisfaction of all stakeholders, starting with its workforce, more than 39500 men and women worldwide who share the same values of commitment, innovation, trust, solidarity and passion that form the pillars of GEODIS corporate strategy.  



Position description

Type of assignment

Full-time Regular


Support function - Business Development

Job title

Business Development Manager-Pharma M/F

Job description

Take on the challenge of setting up our Pharma unit from scratch and making it (y)our biggest success ever! Your ultimate goal is a perfect and on-time coordination of our clients' high-value pharma shipments from A to Z. And ease their minds by offering a smooth logistical process in a solid GDP certified environment! You will be the main point of contact for your clients and will work in close relation with the Pharma logistics team to develop our pharma client portfolio. Next to developing an existing client portfolio you will be responsible or reaching out to new partners and developing our pharma logistics product.

As a Business Development Manager you are comfortable in working under commercial targets in a highly independent manner. You will be part of the GEODIS Business Development Team as well as work closely with our Pharma Logistics team on both a local and regional level.

Part of your responsibility is to gauge your partners for their needs in pharmaceutical logistics and work together with the product team to build on new service offerings.

Applicant's profile

 3 to 5 years' experience in a commercial freight forwarding environment in a business development role and/or knowledge of pharmaceutical products logistics
 A bachelor degree relevant to logistics or international business management
 Have a basic understanding of corporate financials (costs, loss, profit, buy-ins);
 excellent language skills in both Dutch & English and good intercultural relationship skills;
 an insatiable appetite to learn so you are up-to-date with the branch and latest trends; flexibility to be reachable for escalations outside working hours and willingness to back up your colleagues during absence or peaks;
 you are a service-minded listener and convincing communicator, ready to be challenged by demanding high-profile clients and fulfil their logistical needs!
 You are well experienced in handling a client portfolio whilst developing new business with hot prospects.

Working time (%)


Position location

Position place

Europe, Netherlands, Noord-Holland



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required


Years of experience in similar position

Confirmed (5 to 10 years of experience)