mark lyons recruitment 200

To £65k plus company car, excellent bonus, commission, and benefits package.

Our client is a division of a well-known and respected provider of asset finance.

The Business Development Manager’s will be responsible for the sales within either the Midlands or Northern England areas dependent on your location.

We are looking for driven, energetic business development individuals to generate new asset finance business directly with end users and through some broker introductions. We are looking for people who have experience in the transportation leasing sector. You could be working for another independent leasing business or working for a commercial vehicle manufacturer leasing business and wanting to get wider industry experience. You could also be working for a broker and want to get back into a main lender environment but you must have a good background in the commercial vehicle sector. Drive and ambition is key where success will be heavily rewarded.

The main responsibilities include generating new business, building on existing business relationships within the transportation sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively source sales from within the allocated geographical location either by directly prospecting the existing customer base, sourcing new customers or through dealer introducers and other industry / introducer channels.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with existing customers via telephone, emails, and face to face meetings.
  • Act as a contact between the company and its existing and potential markets, negotiating terms of an agreement and closing sales, gathering market and customer information.
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations.
  • Review own sales performance aiming to meet or exceed targets.
  • Ability to make accurate, rapid quotations and provide customers with the relevant information to close the deal.
  • Responsible for ensuring that own administration is in line with regulatory requirements and company procedure.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the sales targets are achieved.
  • Ensure you operate within the context of the FCA regulations at all times and ensures the Treating Customers Fairly initiative is fully adhered to.
  • Ensure you maintain a full understanding of all the finance offered and associated add on products available
  • Responsible for ensuring own administration is in line with regulatory requirements and company procedure.
  • Responsible for working closely with the Collections team in maintaining a satisfactory level of defaults within your own portfolio.
  • Ensure that all Governance and Compliance requirements are adhered to and all reporting and reviewing activities required by the Regulatory Bodies are carried out to the standards required.

Skills Required:

  • Self-motivated team player driven to achieve and exceed all targets set.
  • A bright, go getting person that is tenacious and resilient with a strong desire to succeed.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Numerate with analytical ability.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Must be competitive with an ability to think on their feet and deliver solutions.
  • Strong ability to plan and organise, effective sales activity planning is vital.
  • Practical problem solving ability.
  • An excellent communicator with a direct and open style.
  • Enthusiasm and drive for generating revenue with evidence of “going the extra mile” coupled with strong client focus, a flexible and resilient attitude.
  • Computer literate.

Contact: In the first instance please send your cv to Mark Lyons at or call 0161 258 0053 / 07470 476320 for a confidential discussion

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