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Our company offers exciting career opportunities in a fast-paced, international working environment. Whether you’re a generalist, specialist, newly-graduated or highly experienced, you’ll find exciting careers with our Group all over the world. Explore our current vacancies!

Commercial Specialist

Location: Paddock Wood, Kent, UK

Your profile:

  • Excellent written English and grammar an essential requirement.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft family of software products essential, including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Understanding of Office365 collaboration tools, such as SharePoint, Planner, etc. Desirable.
  • A willingness and ability to embrace and utilise IT solutions in all aspects of your working day.
  • Self-motivated and organised individual, with excellent time-management skills.
  • Some experience within the freight forwarding or wider supply chain sector and knowledge of how it functions is essential.

Your duties and responsibilities:


  • Take a leading role in the collation of pricing and management of quotations with vendors and clients (external and internal).
  • Liaise with vendors and clients (external and internal) to collate and distribute relevant information (i.e., procedures or operational information).
  • Support internal clients with the creation of relevant technical documents and marketing materials (i.e., presentations, route surveys or method statements).
  • Respond to ITTs and Request For Information packages (RFIs) for Project work in various countries.


  • Be able to manage, track and prioritise your tasks for upcoming work to enable effective management of multiple deadlines and tenders.
  • Work with Business Development to develop win themes, and analyse expected competitors’ strengths, weaknesses and approach.
  • Feed-back to senior management on initiatives to improve the likelihood of winning specific bids.
  • Begin work on any new/bespoke sales literature. For example, if entering a new country, creating a comprehensive risk analysis and showing our understanding of a country.


  • Help with the sourcing and collating pricing from global vendors and offices.
  • Assist in enhancing Bid Process and Contract Check-List procedures.
  • Be involved in the framework for completing bids efficiently, including bid/no-bid analysis, work breakdown structure, bid file structure, kick off meetings, senior management reviews, lessons learnt.
  • Review current bid structures and modules and assist in all possible enhancements to those modules, including but not limited to the review and change of Work Processes and Methodology Statements, etc.
  • Record risk of proposal by working with Compliance and receiving sign off from senior management.

Knowledge Library:

  • Maintain a database of up-to-date rate sheets for global operations.
  • Assist in the continuous improvement of all sales literature for the wider Group.
  • Be a global champion of corporate branding and provide a clear and persuasive approach to formatting bids and articulating the company’s message.


  • For wins, create summary of operational requirements to Operations.
  • Work with Operations to periodically review performance and create statistics and/or testimonials to use in future proposals.
  • Any other services as may be required. 

We offer: 

  • Hybrid work available.
  • Competitive annual salary and leave allowance.
  • Pension scheme with matching Company contributions up to 5% of basic salary.
  • Group Life Assurance of up to 3x basic annual salary.
  • Performance based bonus scheme.
  • Potential international travel.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

If you would like to take advantage of this exciting opportunity, please send your CV to: and

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