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Business Consultant

  • Location: Northern Ireland
  • Salary: £24,000 DOE per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 months ago

Business Consultant

Home based / Northern Ireland

£24,000 DOE plus benefits

Are you Sales driven, with an interest and understanding of the Financial market?

Do you have industry qualifications (RO5/IF7) , or are you open to achieving them whilst in the role?

We are recruiting for a Business Consultant based in Northern Ireland, to manage and develop a panel of intermediary firms to exceed franchise sales targets for a range of insurance products.

The Role:

Influence and work with the Franchise Director and Business Specialists to identify and maximise sale opportunities, meet targets, and increase the profitability of business.

Business Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Actively identify areas of account development and deliver appropriate solutions to maximise sales within area.

  • Presentation of sales ideas and technical training to groups of intermediaries as required predominantly face to face or video call (Teams, Zoom etc).

  • Maintain credibility with external relationships through knowledge of their business and market place.

  • Ensure that product range is a preferred supplier by all advisers in all accounts.

  • Develop good understanding and maintain up to date knowledge of competitor activity, products and services and utilise this to build rapport and trust with advisers.

  • Maintain and develop comprehensive industry knowledge, understand market trends, and apply this to maximise business opportunities.

  • Actively seek out those who can influence your business and develop a professional and trusting relationship.

  • Develop good and effective working relationship with all members of your local team to provide and obtain beneficial mutual support.

  • Develop strong relationships with the National Account Managers responsible for managing the relationships of key networks and seek their support to influence your accounts.

  • Fully understand the business plans and strategic objectives of the team nationally.

  • Use effective sales promotional/hospitality and campaign tools as appropriate.

  • Manage key cases and significant new business enquiries, to ensure effective conversion of high-quality business.

Experience and Skills Required:

  • At least two years' relevant experience, ensuring that FCA and internal regulatory standards are met.

  • Self-driven with a positive outlook - a degree of autonomy required in decision making.

  • Motivated and proactive with the ability to work well alone and as part of a team.

  • Strong organisation and planning skills with ability to work to deadlines.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Sound financial knowledge and numerate.

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.

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