Business Development Manager

Opportunities are now available within a fast paced growing financial services provider based in South Wales. Henry Howard Finance are Wales's largest independent funder that still feels like a family run business. Employees are at the heart of everything we do and we are looking to grow our family. 

We are looking for field based experienced leasing sales professionals located anywhere in the UK to support with our growing lead generation. If you are a driven individual who is passionate about achieving results then we want to hear from you!

Henry Howard Finance Group is very proud to be accredited by Stonewall as an employer actively working to promote inclusion in the workplace. 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives
  • Serve as the lead point of contact for all customer account management matters
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships
  • Negotiate contracts and close agreements to maximise profits
  • Manage daily pipeline
  • Organise sales visits
  • Demonstrate and present products
  • Complete customer sign-ups & Asset Inspections where applicable
  • Maintain existing relationships and contacts within current vendors, suppliers, introducers
  • Attend trade exhibitions, conferences and meetings
  • Assist with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed
  • Liaise with new vendors to complete the onboarding process
  • Maintain accurate records of activity
  • Update systems to record all transaction details (telephone conversations, emails, internal communications) so as all company employees have visibility on next actions required
  • Complete transaction files and communicating requirements in a timely fashion
  • Obtain credit acceptances by liaising with own book and/or HHF panel of funders for transactions
  • Clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
  • Forecast and track key account metrics
  • Prepare reports on account status
  • Schedule calling activity to speak with vendor sales people in line with contact strategy agreed
  • Working close with the Sales Manager to help implement sales strategies for existing partnerships & new opportunities
  • Collaborate with sales team to identify and grow opportunities

Qualifications and Skills

  • GCSE Maths, English grades A-C (essential)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (desirable)
  • Excellent communicator
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Confident and personable telephone manner
  • Self-motivated and passionate about achieving targets
  • Team player
  • Accurate reporting skills

Competitive salary, car allowance and bonus structure plus benefits

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm