My client is looking for a BDM to be responsible for driving business growth for its line of business. The role will entail developing network of contacts to attract new clients through intermediary channels, research market opportunities and oversee growth projects, making sales projections in line with projected income. .
Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction.
Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs.
Arrange business meetings with prospective intermediary channels .
Promote the company's products/services addressing or predicting clients' objectives.
Build and maintain positive relationships with various channel partners through regular communication, including face-to-face meetings, phone calls, and email.
Understand their needs and requirements and work to meet these needs.
Develop and implement strategies to retain end customers to help grow the business.
Gather and analyse data on customers, competitors and market trends to help make informed business decisions.
Collaborate with other departments, such as marketing, compliance, legal, operations and product development, to drive business growth.
Own and drive growth projects
Stay informed of industry developments and regulatory changes.
Address any feedback in a timely and professional manner.
Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and company policies.
Provide regular reports on customer satisfaction and business performance to senior management.
Develop and maintain a deep understanding of the company's products and services.
A bachelor's degree in business, finance, or a related field is desired.
5 years of experience in business development management or a similar role.
Relevant industry experience and technical skills
Experience and contacts within Independent Financial Adviser (IFA) firm networks, accounting firms or contracting networks desired
Experience of working in financial services required.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with external entities and internal stakeholders.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to gather and interpret data to inform business decisions.
A proactive, solution-focused approach to customer service and problem  solving.
The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Must be organised and have attention to detail
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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