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Business Development Manager - East Anglia

REF: AB/138

Salary: 50k-60k

Location: East Anglia

JOB TYPE: Permanent
POSTED: 02 April 2019

APPLY BY PHONE: 07834 596414

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This is a new and exciting Business Development Manager opportunity dueto the company going through a significant growth and development programme where you'll work the broker markets within the East Anglia region.

You will be looking after an existing portfolio of insurance intermediaries focusing on retention and new business development. This is a home based working role where you will report into their Regional office in the North of England. 

This is a Business Development Manager opportunity which requires someone to be sales focused and ideally has existing broker relationships within the geographical area. 

It is essential that you have previous commercial insurance experience from either a broking or insurer background, or both. You will be given flexibility and a lot of autonomy and it would ideally suit someone who has a proactive approach and is comfortable being in a sales environment working to sales targets set by management. In return, you will be provided with additional support from senior management and a strong team of underwriters to ensure you can maximise every possible opportunity to being successful in performing this role to its full potential. 

Within the role you will be required to:- 

  • Responsible for New Business lead generation, quotes, conversions across all products, in line with strategic Targets. 
  • Delivering growth and retention in line with strategic Targets 
  • Accountable for proactive management of the renewal books & cases, working in advance and agreeing the approach. 
  • Responsible for improving business mix in designated areas/ segments in line with strategic targets. 
  • Responsible for cost effective growth of accounts including the deals, cross sale, up-sale and conversation rates of customers 
  • Developing and maintaining an excellent understanding of the key customers/target audience to ensure that their needs are being met and that their business is retained. 
  • Liaising with relevant internal departments to ensure that customer needs are met and that customer requirements are fully communicated throughout the business 
  • Collating and analysing business data to ensure a full understanding of each customer and overall panel 
  • Undertaking research and analysis and producing business plans/recommendations (including all associated costs and forecasted revenue for the business), to ensure that all business development opportunities (new products, services and markets) are optimised 
  • Assessing the risks to the business of any new commercial opportunities. 
  • Confident in making underwriting decisions within guidelines/parameters set by Head of Underwriting 
  • Responsible for the quality of visits, regularity, planning and reporting Build strong internal External relationship 
  • Assist in Credit Control when deemed necessary 
  • Adhere to compliance and regulation requirements 

This company are a genuinely nice business to work for where they really invest in their work forces providing a career development plan and support with industry exams. Excellent package, company car and excellent staff benefits come as standard should you be successfully appointed. 

For further information on a confidential basis then please call Andy on 07834 596414 or email andy@cryerbaker.co.uk