Business Development Manager

Posted 26 October by Dolphin Stone Consultancy LTD

Business Development Manager

Job Description

We require a highly motivated individual to join our client’s commercial unit team as a Business Development Manager. Working out of their Manchester office this exciting role will include the prospecting, structuring and closing of credit insurance business primarily via a network of allocation brokers or other intermediary channels.

Job Requirements - Business Development Manager

  • Developing business relationships, with a variety of intermediaries; brokers and customers, and seeking new ways of driving profitable growth.
  • Monitoring the performance of your network and apply appropriate strategies to maintain healthy prospect pipelines.
  • Responding within agreed service levels and authoritatively to all enquiries, adopting a 'right first time’ philosophy.
  • Responsible for raising awareness of the company in the market place and securing new clients.
  • Seek out new prospects, assessment of client needs and selection of suitable / potential clients.
  • Negotiating business with all interested parties to secure a competitive offering.
  • Strong understanding of policy structures and an excellent appreciation of negotiating and closing a sale.

Skills, Knowledge, Education and Experience - Business Development Manager

  • Confident, ambitious, independent self-starter with a desire to succeed in a competitive market.
  • A team-player, able to work alongside & with other team members to progress / enhance our offering
  • Experience gained in the Insurance, Credit, Financial Services industry or selling a similar product would be an advantage.
  • Proven ability to source new business and achieve sales targets.
  • Ability to manage a sales pipeline and produce relevant reports.
  • Ambition and attitude to succeed.

On Offer - Business Development Manager

  • A dynamic, international and challenging work environment
  • Training and support to reach your full potential including the opportunity for continuous professional development
  • Competitive salary and commission scheme
  • 27.5 days annual leave starting (plus bank holidays) with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days of leave annually
  • Market leading pension package (12% employer contribution as a minimum with no requirement for any employee contribution)
  • Life assurance cover at 10 x annual salary.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Income protection insurance to cover any absence due to illness
  • In addition to the above, we operate a salary sacrifice scheme whereby you can take advantage of discounted rates in terms of private dental cover, private health insurance retail vouchers, cycle to work scheme etc.

Required skills

  • Brokers
  • Credit Insurance
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance Policies
  • New Business Development

Reference: 44489037

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