National Business Development Director (home based)

Posted 9 April by Vision-FS Recruitment

Position: National Business Development Director

Location: Home based

Minimum Requirements:Strong pensions background, experience selling to large Corporates, good connections with Reward and Pension Directors, able to 'hunt’ for new business & manage a sales pipeline.

Salary/package: £45-60,000 + bonus+ pension + healthcare + various other benefits


Our client is one of the UK’s fastest-growing financial solutions & employee benefits companies. The business is doing incredibly well and has the clear aim of becoming a FTSE 250 company within the next 5 years.


Reporting to the Head of New Business, the National Business Development Manager will be responsible for developing new business from large corporate prospects with a particular focus on the retirement space. Key duties include:

  • Deliver new business sales target as defined by the Head of New Business
  • Develop and manage the new business contact plan to support the delivery of sales targets, activities to include:

- Pipeline development
- Gap analysis
- Activity planning and management

  • Manage the follow up of all new business leads to arrange initial and follow up appointments, including from:

o External and internal events

o Corporate mailing campaigns

o Website enquiries

  • Manage all follow up activity from events attended including those attended by self, the Head of New Business or Directors, to maximise sales opportunities
  • Research and draft prospect business proposals
  • Take the lead in any response to tender applications in order to secure shortlisting


Candidates interested in the National Business Development Manager vacancy will have the following criteria:

  • Significant experience in a consultancy lead environment managing new business activity e.g. employee benefit consultancy including pensions
  • Strong DB/DC pensions background
  • Proven track record selling to large Corporates
  • Good connections with Reward and Pension Directors
  • Able to 'hunt’ for new business & manage a sales pipeline
  • FPC qualified (or equivalent)
  • JO5 or RO4 a bonus


The package for the National Business Development Manager Adviser vacancy is as follows:

  • £45-60,000 salary
  • Annual bonus
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Company pension
  • Healthcare
  • Study support
  • Various other benefits

Next steps:

If you are happy to apply for this position, please click on the Apply button and attach an updated copy of your CV.

Vision-FS Recruitment is a leading London City based Financial Services Recruitment business and cover the entire UK market. Vision-FS Recruitment was founded to specialise within the IFA/Wealth Management, Private Banking and Employee Benefits Recruitment.

Application questions

Do you have a strong pensions background (DB, DC)?
Do you have a proven track record selling to large Corporates?
Do you have good connections with Reward and Pension Directors?
Do you have a track record of hunting for new business?

Reference: 40185165

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