Business Development Manager - Property Finance

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Business Development Manager - Property Finance

Client Summary:

One of the largest peer to peer lenders in the world who are fast becoming a household name in the UK. A multi award winning, exciting, young, expanding, stable and innovative business with a fantastic management team and future.

The Opportunity:

To be part of a fast growing and successful company at the forefront of a sector poised to change the face of modern finance forever. The role is perfect for an ambitious and talented individual who wants to make an impact from day one.

Overview of the Business Development Manager - Property Finance position:

You will be working for a small but quickly growing team within Property Finance who are focused on new lending requests from property developers typically up to £10m. This is a front office function and therefore you must have excellent communication skills and the ability to ask the necessary questions and obtain the required information. This role is very exacting and therefore time management skills are paramount. Your ability to assess, challenge and formulate proposals using judgement is key to the success of this role.

Our clients Property Finance team has a purpose to be passionate about funding property developers, to help them grow and/or become more productive. Their model includes a great simple platform as well as a human touch. They allow customers to tell them their story if that story is a good one, but not obvious from public information. Our client values customer service more than any other KPI, and although hard metrics are important a happy customer is what is ultimately responsible for repeat business and referrals.

Duties of the Business Development Manager - Property Finance role include:

Business Development

  • Achieve demanding Team lending objectives

  • Find deals/following leads/researching property developers to pursue new business

Credit Assessment

  • Review all assigned property development lending proposals.

  • Liaise with borrower to request required information to undertake a full review of proposal received.

  • Attend customer meetings and undertake telephone interviews to progress loan applications.

  • Undertake a full assessment of the proposal including research and verification.

  • Ensure smooth handover to a New Finance Coordinator to perform deal fulfilment.

Marketing/Business Development

  • Market/promote the business where appropriate

  • Assist with business development initiatives as required

What we’re looking for:

  • An experienced real estate financier with a specific focus on property development finance - you may have worked for a bank or independent / specialist lender

  • Someone with a strong client / professional / intermediary / broker network they can utilise to win new business

  • Someone who shares our clients vision to define the face of modern finance

  • You’ll be highly motivated and an optimist, possibly have people management skills, and be able to bring your technical and analytical skills to the role

  • Working knowledge and proven experience of using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong background in property lending assessment, underwriting and process management

  • A confident and articulated communicator

How you'll be rewarded:

The global peer to peer lending marketplace is expanding at a rapid rate and offers an innovative and alternative solution to lending and investing for both businesses and individuals. You can play a major part in the growth of this sector whilst being part of a successful team.

Financial reward is competitive with a base salary of up to £75,000 PA + £7k car allowance, share options, pension, healthcare and personal career growth opportunities are unlimited.

You will enjoy a modern, non-bureaucratic, fast acting, technologically savvy non-bank culture working with colleagues from a diverse list of professional backgrounds.

Required skills

  • Business Development
  • Credit Risk
  • Relationship Management
  • Commercial Banking
  • real estate finance

Reference: 35481947

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