Business Development Manager (Pensions)

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Date: 15-Nov-2022

Location: GB

Company: Royal London Group

Job Title: Business Development Manager (Pensions)

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Home based with travel across Northampton, Milton Keynes, Stevenage

Closing date: 28th November 2022


At Royal London we believe your difference is our strength and our organisation benefits from the different perspectives that diversity brings. Studies have shown that people from under-represented groups are less likely to apply unless they meet every requirement. So, if you’re excited about this role but your past experience isn't a perfect fit with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway as you may be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


About the role

As a Business Development Manager with Royal London you will deliver agreed new business targets from a strong panel of Intermediaries in a manner that satisfies all regulatory and compliance responsibilities and meets our corporate objectives.

Overseeing a performing panel, you will be remotely based but will be able to commute to your panel on a regular basis. We expect you to split your time between working from home and traveling to your panel.

 Key responsibilities

  • Deliver personal sales targets from a panel of Intermediaries and develop new Intermediary relationships, growing your panel through building strong relationships.
  • Deliver sales presentations to Intermediaries promoting new and existing sales opportunities, using these sessions to identify and promote new sales opportunities.
  • Comply with the Sales Process and Compliance reporting requirements, ensuring a smooth efficient and professional sales process for the customer.
  • Support and follow-up central sales campaigns and national Partnership events, aligning colleagues and resources to maximise profitable new business production.


  • Experience working in the Financial Service Industry with an understanding of Pensions propositions and legislation.
  • Knowledge of relevant competitor propositions and how Royal London propositions compare
  • Ability to discuss and debate industry issues, technical and legislative updates, with the ability to present these in a competent and influential manner
  • Strong relationship and stakeholder management skills with the ability to maintain these through verbal and written communications
  • An ability to work effectively remotely while maintaining strong activity levels

What we offer

We've always been proud to reward our employees by offering a number of great benefits including:

  • A generous group pension scheme (up to 14% matching employer contribution)
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays with the option to buy/sell up to 5 days
  • Annual company and performance based bonus
  • Life assurance (up to 8 x annual salary)
  • Enhanced parental leave policies
  • Private medical insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Access 24/7 to confidential health, legal & financial advice

Full details can be found on our benefits page

About Royal London

Royal London is the largest mutual life insurance, pensions and investment company in the UK.  Since its foundation 160 years ago, Royal London has supported millions of people to protect and provide for themselves and their families.


We believe that being together some of the time will help our colleagues to feel truly connected to our Spirit of Royal London culture. Many of us value the passing conversations, social interactions and building relationships that comes from being together in the office, so we have adopted a hybrid working model, with some of your time spent in the office, and some from home. We are always open to discussing flexible working arrangements, we will discuss working patterns or locations that ensure you have the freedom to be your best


Our culture is welcoming, friendly, flexible and we aim to make you always feel included. We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break or those who are transitioning from different sectors. Our culture comes from within, or to put it another way, it comes from our people. It’s what makes Royal London a great place to work.


We are an equal opportunities employer. We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning team. We believe that embracing difference makes us stronger. Our diverse people bring us different skills – whatever their educational background, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.


In fact, the first pillar of our People Promise is designed to make sure you 'work somewhere inclusive'. We want to live up to this promise; it’s good for our people and good for our customers too, because our workforce should reflect our communities.


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