J2876 - Sales Director - UK, Flexible Location - Asset Finance

Job title: J2876 - Sales Director - UK, Flexible Location - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Function: Sales
Salary: Excellent salary, bonus and benefits
Reference: J2876
Contact name: Katherine Amin
Contact email: careers@newleafsearch.com
Contact phone: +44 203 740 7222
Job Published: February 15, 2022
Remote WorkingYes

Job description

​J2876 - Our client is seeking a Sales Director to lead and motivate the Sales team to develop customer relations, increase market share and sales volume. You will develop and execute strategic plans to achieve sales targets as well as ensure development, direction and management of strategic initiatives to promote business diversity and long-term performance plans.

Excellent salary plus bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Flexible Location.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Achieve the annual approved company budget, in particular focussing on volume, yields, profit and bad debt.

  • Lead and develop the current sales team, maximise their potential and identify suitable experienced individuals to strengthen the team.

  • Drive business from our key broker introductory sources, strengthening existing relationships and seeking new relationships to add value and volume.

  • Drive business from our current portfolio of direct customers and seek new direct opportunities including supplier introduced business.

  • Drive the niche market portfolio currently being marketed in various sectors and research additional niche market opportunities.

  • Understanding and communicating the credit policy and appetite together with the operational process to maintain and improve service standards and customer loyalty.

  • Promote the finance offering to group businesses and explore reciprocal business opportunities.

  • Undertake specific projects which will be discussed and agreed together from time to time relating to the sales and marketing sector of the business.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Proven experience in a senior sales and management role.

  • Extensive Asset Finance and Leasing industry specific knowledge and experience.

  • Excellent customer service skills as well as exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Outstanding persuasion, presentation and negotiation skills.

  • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to motivate people.

  • Knowledge of competitor research and market trend.

We strongly favour applicants with proven, relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.

Applicants will only be considered with relevant in-country experience.

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