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Regional Sales Manager

DPD Ireland has 35 depots nationwide and currently employs over 2,000 people. DPD Ireland is part of DPDgroup - the largest international parcel delivery network in Europe. We have 500 pickup points across the island of Ireland and delivered 44 million parcels in 2021. Revenue has grown year on year from €78m in 2019 to €210m in 2021.

Our business strategy is built on four key principles;

  1. Deliver the best service money can buy
  2. Use the best technology available
  3. Recruit, retain and develop the most customer-centric people in the industry
  4. Be Ireland’s leader in sustainable delivery

DPD Ireland is looking for a Regional Sales Manager (South) to lead a team of Sales Executives. We need a self motivated professional with managerial ambitions or experience, and an outstanding track record in sales. In this position, you will be responsible for meeting annual sales targets within your assigned region and accounts.

Your duties will include motivating your Sales Executive Team to achieve sales targets and KPIs and designing and implementing sales plans. Responsibilities will include management of 50% of the Sales Team. This is a very exciting position for an ambitious person either looking for their first step in a leadership and management role or for someone looking to apply previous experience in a fast paced and dynamic environment. You will have the input into the strategy through the Head of Sales and work with the Company as it seeks to drive sales and customer experience across the business.

Responsibilities

  • Develop sales plans to support the achievement of each of the Sales Executives plan in terms of revenue, contribution and resources
  • Owning and hitting annual sales targets with the assigned Sales Executive team, including hitting your own team targets
  • Set appropriate targets for each Sales Executive to achieve the regional sales figures. All targets to be agreed in conjunction with the Head of Sales
  • You will be required to spend most of your week accompanying Sales Executives on customer visits as part of a structured sales skills development programme, with frequency of visits dependent on the level of support and the development needs of the individual team member
  • Liaise with CRM colleagues for the professional handover of accounts into the CRM portfolio
  • Participate as a full member of the sales management team presenting on behalf of the assigned Sales Executive team and leading the new business development portfolio. In particular sharing insight with other members of the sales team customer trends, opportunities and competitor activity
  • Build on and sustain, exploit and explore, process and funnel potential customers into the pipeline
  • Work collaboratively across the team and with the Head of Sales
  • Understand the competitive landscape and market trends in the assigned region
  • Ensuring that salesforce compliance is being adhered to across the team
  • Ensuring all sales claims made by Sales Executive Team are legitimate and in accordance with Company policy and procedures
  • Building and maintaining strong, long lasting customer relationships
  • Build on the strengths of the assigned Sales Executive team and manage the team and their results as the company sets more ambitious targets

Requirements

  • Motivated by a target driven environment
  • At least 3 year’s sales and industry experience
  • Experience in sales management preferred but not essential
  • Confident in taking on leadership and management responsibilities within a team
  • Possess knowledge of sales principles and practises
  • High level of communication skills, including written, oral and presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate, present, and influence assigned Sales Executive team
  • Proficiency in the application of Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel, Word, & PowerPoint is essential

Application Process:

To apply please CLICK HERE 

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PA/Team Administrator

We are currently recruiting for an experienced PA/Team Administrator to support a number of Department Heads.

This is a full time role based in our Head Office in Athlone.

Responsibilities

  • Be a primary contact point for the relevant Heads of Department for other stakeholders across the business.
  • Handle confidential and sensitive information relating to customers, business partners, employees, business strategy and general administration.
  • Record meeting minutes and collating pre or post meeting reports.
  • Prepare Meeting Packs. Manage HR records for Department Heads’ Personnel.
  • Approve and analyse of department weekly/monthly time sheets.
  • Phone support for Department Heads.
  • Manage meeting bookings, including venues, and greeting clients when appropriate.
  • Manage customer/business partner correspondence, including preparation of mail merges and dealing with queries.
  • Diary management and travel arrangements for Heads.
  • Carry out special projects as assigned, and be responsible for meeting deadlines as set by Department Heads.
  • Event Management Support.
  • Liaise with stakeholders and external bodies on a range of issues/queries and for the completion of assigned tasks.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail and drafting responses to queries.
  • Other general office duties (filing, opening post etc.)
  • Provide support to other management team members as appropriate.

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Attention to detail and professional communication and execution.
  • Ability to prioritise with a high workload and work to tight deadlines.
  • Strong organisational and time- management skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable with a “Can Do” attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent administrative skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of computer software packages – including Microsoft Office Suite and Apple Suite (in particular Keynote)
  • Fast and accurate typing skills with focus on accuracy.

Application Process:

To apply please CLICK HERE 

Closing date for applications is February 1st

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Logistics Warehouse Operatives

DPD Ireland are currently inviting applications for Logistics Warehouse Operatives to join our team.

Requirements

  • Flexibility with regard to working hours is essential
  • Previous experience working in a warehouse environment
  • Forklift and PPT License is an advantage
  • Energy and enthusiasm with an ability to use own initiative
  • Excellent team player with good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills

Responsibilities

  • Picking and Packing customer product
  • Hamper building - ensuring quality of packing is maintained
  • Working to strict time limits to complete tasks on a daily basis
  • Moving products around and relocating them in the warehouse
  • Inventory and stock control
  • Warehouse Housekeeping
  • Open to variations in job role as required

Application Process:

To apply please CLICK HERE 

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Assistant Accountant

DPD Ireland are currently recruiting an Assistant Accountant (full time, permanent) to work as part of our Finance Team in our Head Office in Athlone. This is a busy and varied role and a great opportunity to gain experience within a large organisation. This role is ideal for someone looking to progress in their accounting exams as you will gain exposure to all aspects of finance. You will be given the opportunity to take initiative and develop your expertise, with senior and experienced professionals to call on for support when you need it. It is a busy role, so managing multiple stakeholders and juggling a variety of tasks at any given time is critical alongside your daily operations.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the day-to-day functions of the Finance Department.
  • Assist with Cash Forecast preparation.
  • Bank account updates and reconciliations.
  • Process Vendor Invoices and dealing with Vendor queries.
  • Reconciling Vendor accounts with statements and resolving any discrepancies.
  • Allocating vendor payments and sending remittance advice out on a timely basis.
  • Maintaining records for audit and assisting with audit requests.
  • Perform admin and ad-hoc tasks as required to support the Finance Team.
  • Responsible for maintaining supplier accounts and ensuring details are up to date for payment.
  • Perform nominal reconciliations and analysis as required.
  • Assist with month end tasks as required and willingness to learn new areas to provide cover to the team.
  • Support the business with purchase order and payment queries.

Requirements

  • Part-qualified accountant or interested in studying for accounting qualification.
  • 2 years relevant experience in accounts role.
  • Demonstrate a strong commercial awareness (business acumen essential to role).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build relationships (both internal and external).
  • Can work in a fluid, test and learn environment.
  • Strong analytical and interpretive skills, ability to deliver financial data in a user friendly and relevant manner.
  • Essential to have hands-on approach and be willing to deal with any task.
  • Detailed oriented and takes ownership of work.
  • Strong background in report preparation and analysis.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously. To work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • MS Office skills with the ability to analyse data sets.

Application Process:

To apply please CLICK HERE