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Business Development Director

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Job Title: Business Development Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Unknown
Contact Name: Max Heppleston
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Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

A leading asset management firm is looking to hire a Business Development Director to join their busy team. This is a remote/home based role.

The role involves creating long term partnerships and developing business opportunities with UK based intermediaries - IFA and Restricted - using the company’s full range of investment services.  Performance is defined in terms of developing new relationships and securing profitable business flows arising from these relationships.


Key Responsibilities

  • Create long term business partnerships with UK based Intermediaries.

  • Be able to articulate the full range of investment services in a compelling manner.

  • Achieve personal objectives in line with corporate objectives.

  • Demonstrate good investment knowledge.

  • Have an understanding of the tax and operational structures used by Intermediaries, eg, Pensions, ISAs, Bonds, GIA’s, Trusts and Platforms.

  • Act in a professional and compliant manner at all times.


Skills & Experience

  • At least ten years’ experience operating in the retail financial services environment with specific exposure to the UK intermediary market.

  • Experience in the distribution of investment funds and/or Discretionary Fund Management in the UK intermediary market.

  • Qualified to QCA Level 4 or above.

  • Maintain professional standards through active participation in CPD programme.


Company Benefits

  • Discretionary Annual Bonus

  • Pension – Group Stakeholder Pension Plan provided by Friends Life; 5.3% employee and 10% employer contribution

  • Life assurance – 4 times annual salary

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Annual Leave – minimum of 25 days as standard with the opportunity to buy up to 5 days’ additional annual leave every March

  • Plus further benefits including competitive family friendly offering , information available upon request

Ref: | Published: 24 Oct 2018