[Vacancy]: Field Sales Specialist Needed at DHL

April 24, 2024

Job Description

About Job

DHL Global Forwarding Nigeria has an opening for a Field Sales Specialist where you will develop and administer field sales plans and processes to achieve revenue growth, enhance customer retention and acquisition, and increase lead conversion for a defined geographic region, product line, or market segment in line with business strategy, financial objectives, Group guidelines, and policies.  Join us now in connecting people and improving lives.


  • You will administer field sales plans and processes, including providing input for sales forecasting, budgeting, etc.
  • You will deliver sales objectives and revenue growth for a defined geographic region, product line, or market segment.
  • You will secure new business and build on existing core business through repeat orders.
  • You will respond to inquiries, resolve problems, promote, and sell products/ services.
  • You will identify and contact prospective customers and build relationships to generate future sales and repeat business.
  • You will check and understand the type and size of customer requirements and suggest products/services/ alternative products/ services.
  • You will develop and deliver sales bids, presentations, and proposals, and conduct product demonstrations to customers.
  • You will follow up with prospects, develop terms of sale, and close business by connecting a customer need with a DHL solution.
  • You will introduce products and promotions to customers and deploy marketing campaigns as appropriate.
  • You will build rapport and trust with customers by being informed about their business and market.
  • You will coordinate with internal teams such as sales, marketing, operations, and service management to enhance sales and customer retention.
  • You will support customer retention by staying in touch to ensure service satisfaction, providing information useful to the customer, and introducing additional services to the customer.
  • You will identify problems that may not be clear in your own area of authority and modify work methods accordingly.
  • You will convince external parties such as skeptical customers, institutions, etc. who are skeptical or unwilling to accept proposals or where the decision-making process and standards are defined and mandatory.
  • You will connect with and influence other specialist departments and 3rd parties e.g. external service providers.
  • You may convince others to accept new concepts, practices, and approaches.
  • You will build strong, trusting cross-functional relationships with DHL managers.
  • You will understand customer and key stakeholders’ interests and concerns and advise direct reports, customers, and key stakeholders.
  • You will provide technical guidance to line managers and employees.
  • You will be an individual contributor who may manage two or fewer employees.
  • You may direct the work of other lower-level professionals or manage processes and programs.
  • You will coach and review the work of lower-level professionals.


  • 4 years experience or more in the Freight Forwarding and Logistics industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience/qualification

We offer:

  • Opportunities in a global company where you can contribute your ideas and skills to move towards our shared goals.
  • Possible further career development
  • Competitive salary

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