Business Development Manager

Manchester City Centre

SME Business Development Manager

Manchester City Centre



Our client is a hugely successful Insurer that has had a presence in the market for over 30 years. They operate on an international basis and have a fantastic reputation in the Insurer market and amongst clients. The company pride themselves on their quality and fully rounded service.


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a strong and supportive team where you can develop your career to the next level. In return they are seeking a talented individual who is sharp, business minded and professional. This is not a cold calling post and the key is developing business relationships whilst converting/negotiating business that is put forward.


Key Responsibilities

  • Developing business relationships with intermediaries such as brokers and customers
  • Monitoring the performance of your network and maintaining the prospect pipeline
  • Responding promptly within agreed service levels to all enquiries coming through
  • Raising awareness of the company in the market and securing new business
  • Assessing clients’ needs whilst appropriately selecting suitable/potential clients
  • Negotiating business with all interested parties to secure competitive business
  • Developing a strong understanding of policy structures and how to negotiate
  • Building a strong and productive network through face to face broker meetings


Required Skills and Experience

  • Confident, independent self-starter with desire to succeed
  • Experience gained in the Insurance, Credit, Financial Services industry or selling a similar product would be an advantage
  • Ability to manage a sales pipeline and produce relevant reports
  • Proven ability to source new business and achieve sales targets
  • A full driving license is essential



  • Training and support
  • Competitive salary and commission scheme
  • 27.5 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days of leave annually
  • Life assurance cover at 10x annual salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme


This is a full time Permanent role, working Monday to Friday 9-5 with a hybrid mix of working from home and in the office.


Please note – due to the number of applications we receive we are only able to contact those candidates that are successfully shortlisted for the position. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours of your application then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.


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