Business Development Manager

An opportunity is now available within a fast paced growing financial services provider based in South Wales. Our Vendor team are looking for a driven individual who is passionate about achieving results. 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 a field based experienced leasing sales professional based in the Hertfordshire/Kent area to support with our growing lead generation. If you are interested in joining an enthusiastic team full of personality then we want to hear from you.

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