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Business Development Manager

Posted 2 February by Aimee Willow Connex Featured Ended

We are recruiting for our growing alternative lender client who provide business loans across the Midlands and are growing their team following the recent appointment as a fund manager for the Midlands Engine Investment Fund. Specifically, they will manage the Small Business Loans fund in the West Midlands and will oversee the delivery of £17 million to small and medium sized businesses over the next five years. They are looking for candidates who are driven by the opportunity to provide West Midlands SMEs with access to finance

They are looking for a Business Development Manager to cover the Coventry area and are looking for candidates who know the patch, have an established network of introducers within the region as well as strong credit skills.

Job Purpose:

To generate enquiries for viable loan applications, prepare loan assessments for sanctioning and develop the market for loans to small businesses

Main Duties:

  • Grow, develop and maintain the referral network amongst bank officials, brokers, accountants, business advisers and other intermediaries
  • Proactively engage with potential referrers to generate enquiries for loans
  • Participate in sales activity to identify potential clients and develop lending propositions. Grow dealflow and achieve targets for new loans
  • Respond to and qualify initial loan enquiries from various sources
  • Follow up with loan applicants and visit potential new borrowers to assess requirements. Secure other data necessary to perform sound appraisals and reviews and ensure information is recorded in customer files
  • Provide guidance to potential borrowers, with business advisors where appropriate, to develop new loan applications
  • Prepare loan applications for presentation to the credit sanctioning processing team
  • Interpret key measures for clients enabling accurate initial and ongoing statistical reporting. Record information in customer files
  • Maintain ongoing client relationships including monitoring, defaults and chasing bad debts
  • Monitor key clients allocated from existing loan portfolio and take action to ensure loan repayments
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with loan applicants, borrowers and advisors
  • Promote the services of the company through attendance at networking meetings, speaking opportunities, conferences, trade fairs and other events
  • Attend regular work planning reviews and contribute to the strategic direction
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with fellow team members by working with internal teams to identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to some increase opportunities in order to grow the business

Required skills

  • Business Development
  • Commercial Lending
  • Relationship Management
  • Small Business
  • Referral Network

Reference: 34385141

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