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Business Development Manager

Permanent, full time

Dublin, Ireland

Job Description

Our client requires a highly motivated individual to join our Commercial Unit Team as Business Development Manager. Working out of our Dublin office this exciting role will include raising awareness of our client in the Irish market and the prospecting, structuring, and closing of credit insurance business with new direct clients and via a network of introducer brokers or other intermediary channels. As the key entry point into our client for the direct sales channel in Ireland, you will actively promote our products via your contacts and networks. You will be responsible for establishing, presenting, and negotiating credit insurance deals to ensure we are the insurer of choice.

Job Requirements

Developing business relationships, with a variety of business prospects and/or intermediaries and seeking new ways of driving profitable growth.
Monitoring the performance of your network and apply appropriate strategies to maintain healthy prospect pipelines.
Responding within agreed service levels and authoritatively to all enquiries, adopting a ‘right first-time’ philosophy.
Responsible for raising awareness of the company in the marketplace and securing new clients.
Seek out new prospects, assessment of client needs and selection of suitable/potential clients.
Negotiating business with all interested parties to secure a competitive offering.
Strong understanding of policy structures and an excellent appreciation of negotiating and closing a sale.

Skills, Knowledge, Education and Experience

Confident, ambitious, independent self-starter with a desire to succeed in a competitive market.
A team player, able to work alongside & with other team members to progress/enhance our offering but at the same time able to be managed remotely.
Experience gained in the Insurance, Credit, Financial Services industry or selling a similar product would be an advantage.
Proven ability to source new business and achieve sales targets.
Ability to manage a sales pipeline and produce relevant reports.
Ambition and attitude to succeed.
Business courses or financial/ business relevant degrees are desirable
A full driving licence is essential

What do we offer?

A dynamic, international, and challenging work environment
Training and support to reach your full potential including the opportunity for continuous professional development
Competitive salary and commission scheme
pension package and income protection scheme
Life assurance cover at 4 x annual salary.
Health insurance
Employee Assistance Programme
Income protection insurance to cover any absence due to illness
In addition to the above, we operate a salary sacrifice scheme whereby you can take advantage of discounted rates in terms of private dental cover, private health insurance retail vouchers, cycle to work scheme etc.
Skills:
Insurance APA CIP Business Development

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