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Business Development Director Belgium

Lead our expansion in the Belgian import and export business

Seafrigo | Multiple regions | Freelance, Permanent, Full-time

Published on 17 days ago

Seafrigo is an independent family group which was founded in 1976 in France. Seafrigo developed a unique expertise in the area of food logistics: ambient and cold storage, road transport, sea freight, perishable airfreight, quality control and analysis, cut and packaging and port drayage. Over the years, Seafrigo expanded their offer, know-how and geographical coverage in order to ensure an optimal service and get the best control over all crucial stages. The group is driven by teams of professionals in order to ensure optimal satisfaction to customers, whether they are distributors, industrials, wholesalers, exporters, importers or traders. Thanks to a global integration of the various activities, an international network consisting of offices, own warehouses and privileged partnerships with specialized local firms, Seafrigo is able to provide tailor-made solutions. Seafrigo Group is expanding and in order to support this growth, Seafrigo Belgium is looking for a Business Development Manager. 

Business Development Director Belgium

Job description

•    You translate the group’s commercial strategy into a local strategy and take care of the implementation. You make a business development plan and set goals and targets for your area.
•    You grow the business by increasing sales of the company’s services. 
•    You establish and expand the current client portfolio of approximately 200 customers in Belgium.
•    By analysing the market, you are able to detect new opportunities for further expansion of the business.
•    You respond to enquiries from customers and offer the needed support by collaborating with the internal support departments. 
•    You give advice and provide clients with qualitative, tailor-made solutions in order to guarantee long-term relationships. 
•    You are in charge of contract negotiations, discussions regarding agreements, pricing, etc... and establishing prices and commercial conditions.
•    You will report to the Managing Director in Belgium.
•    You will be travelling 30 – 40% of your time.


•    You have an existing and active network of potential logistics clients in perishable goods or other cargo.
•    You have 5 – 10 years experience in a sales position in which you were involved in freight forwarding, warehousing, transport, logistics and/or customer clearance.
•    You are a hands-on yet strategic business developer. 
•    You are driven by sharp targets and developing businesses is what energises you.
•    You have proven experience in customer relationship management.
•    You have excellent Dutch and English communication skills, all other languages are an asset.


•    An open team, where team spirit and interpersonal skills are key.
•    The opportunity to work for a fast-growing company with a good reputation.
•    A competitive salary package.

More info

Please click the Apply button to send your CV.  For additional information please contact Annemieke Coveliers at +32 3 281 15 50  ( BE-05377). This recruitment is exclusively performed by Mercuri Urval.

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    • Function type: Business development
    • Sector: Logistics, Transport and Handling
    • Eastern Flanders
    • Antwerp
    • Brussels
    • Walloon Brabant
    • Antwerp & Port of Antwerp
    • Liège
    • All jobs via Mercuri Urval


    • Secondary education
    • Dutch, English


    • Freelance
    • Permanent
    • Full-time
    • Company car

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