J3162 - Sales Director - UK, Flexible Location (Remote) - Asset Finance

Job title: J3162 - Sales Director - UK, Flexible Location (Remote) - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: England
Function: Sales,
Salary: £125,000 -£145,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits
Reference: J3162
Contact email: careers@newleafsearch.com
Contact phone: 0203 740 7222
Job Published: April 04, 2023
Workplace TypeRemote

Job description

​J3162 - New Leaf Search has partnered with a specialist lending solutions provider in their search for a UK Sales Director for their SME business. You will either be a seasoned leader within Asset Finance and Leasing with credibility and gravitas to manage a diversely experienced sales team, or, a proven high-flyer, ready to make a step up.

Salary: £125,000 -£145,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Flexible Location (Remote).


  • Help achieve business goals by leading and developing a diverse sales team.

  • Embed a customer centric culture and drive the team's  skill set, quality of work and reputation.

  • Maximise business and volume growth alongside an appropriate risk profile and an acceptable yield.

  • Deliver sales growth across several business lines at an appropriate yield for the group whilst ensuring risk stays within expected provision parameters.

  • Lead broker, vendor, internal sales and invoice finance teams in a forward looking, market leading business proposition.

  • Ensure stakeholders across the business understand the development plans of the division and respect the growth and leadership across the team.

  • Embrace technology and ensure that brand stays at the forefront of innovation in a changing SME market.

  • Embrace and developing new products and opportunities as they emerge in the market.


  • Ability to lead from the front.

  • Ability to communicate clearly across all areas of the business accompanied by an expertise in SME Lending/Asset Finance that reflects certainty in leadership to those around you.

  • Ability to develop strategies for growth and to take the business forwards within the framework of a regulated bank organisation are essential.

  • Problem solving and mentoring via day to day activity are also target skills.

  • A high level of credit understanding is expected such that transactions can be discussed professionally with the underwriting function.

  • A broad knowledge of the core sectors the business operates in (with the ability to take on new sectors) is also key.

  • Ability to present competently and professionally both internally and externally.

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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