Sales Leader - Transportation Services (south region)

at CDM Smith in Springdale, Arkansas, United States

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An exciting opportunity exists for a recognized Sales Leader to join CDM Smith’s established, growing Transportation organization within our Southeast Region.

We would like to fill this position in the southeastern regional states of: Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, or North Carolina.

The Sales Leader is a key CDM Smith position, requiring a highly motivated professional with proven capabilities to innovate while advancing the firm’s market position and growing client business. The successful candidate will lead, manage, and develop CDM Smith’s sales for our transportation business and help sustain and grow revenue within our primary business sectors and helping to achieve top line growth for the southeast, a strong established region in our transportation practice and well positioned to take advantage of market growth. In this role, you will be responsible for sales growth by guiding and mentoring a team of Client Service Leaders to strengthen our client relationships and grow sales. Working closely with the North American Unit Transportation Director and other Senior Leaders, you will drive the regional strategic sales strategy and formulate a clear vision and direction for your geography. As Sales Leader, your team will deliver over $100 million in annual sales volume in transportation professional services in the region.

Responsibilities include:

- Leading, managing, training, and developing the sales team to meet or exceed annual goals.

- Aligning the teams to achieve future strategic growth objectives.

- Working with project delivery leaders and Technical Services Unit leaders to synchronize sales and delivery activities.

- Building and sustaining high-level relationships with key clients and continuously improving client service and satisfaction.

- Taking initiative to create a learning organization by teaching, coaching, and capitalizing on “lessons learned”.

- Providing input and leadership during the Transportation Group’s annual sales, revenue, utilization, and profitability business plan development session.

- Driving staff retention, hiring, and professional growth by helping to increase staff engagement and recruiting new professionals and strategic staff to position CDM Smith for sustained growth into the future.

- Maintaining positive financial posture for the South Transportation Region.

- Traveling within the U.S. to prospective transportation clients in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina.

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Sales Leader – Transportation Services (south region)



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Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree.

- 15 years of related experience.

- Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

- Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Proven experience successfully growing a transportation sales and/or delivery team.

- Well established client relationships in the transportation sector within the Southeast region of: Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina.

- Previous experience developing market strategy, preposition, and being part of key pursuits and mega pursuit teams.

- Previous experience managing a transportation sales team.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.

Job Site Location:

Southeast United States

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No – We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Background Check and Drug Testing Information:

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

Additional Compensation:

All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.

Work Location Options:

Fully Remote or Hybrid Work Options may be considered for successfu

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Job Posting: JC260319833

Posted On: May 24, 2024

Updated On: Jun 13, 2024

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