Pensions Sales Manager

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Date: 16 May 2024

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Royal London Group

Job Title: Pensions Sales Manager

Control Function: No

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Nationwide, Ireland

Working style: Home Based with Travel

Closing date: 14th June 2024

 

Royal London Ireland is seeking applications for a Pensions Sales Manager to join our highly successful Royal London Ireland Sales team.

 

Royal London Ireland, as the market leader in the Broker Protections, market has expanded its offering into the Pensions space with exciting new products backed by excellent service.

 

These initial products have landed well, and we will be broadening our offering further later this year. We intend to replicate the success we have had in the protection area and grow quickly to become a market leader in the Irish Pensions market.

 

This is an excellent opportunity to join the Irish subsidiary of the UK’s largest mutual life, pensions, and investment company and contribute to our delivery of outstanding customer service.

 

Reporting to the Sales Director, you will drive the delivery and promotion of our overall pensions proposition and actively contribute to the ongoing growth of our pensions offering. The successful candidate will be a key asset opening new pensions accounts with existing relationships and helping to maximise throughput from existing accounts.

 

About the role

 

  • Use industry knowledge and existing connections to drive the future growth of our pensions offering.
  • Create compelling messages and materials to support the promotion of our pensions offering and support the delivery of our ambitious Pensions sales plan.
  • Act as a key subject matter expert in the development and promotion of our Pensions offering.
  • Drive the importance of our unique offering and the customer benefits, to our existing broker base and expanding this base further. 
  • Coach and mentor, the Sales Team to broaden their sales expertise.
  • Contribute to the constant improvement of our offering from the Sales Team’s perspective.

 

About you

 

  • Previous experience in a comparable sales role with an in-depth network of connections across the industry.
  • Degree level/QFA/CFP qualified.
  • Experience of retail pension products, Broker distribution channels and the challenges they face in the current regulatory climate.
  • An in-depth understanding and up to date knowledge of fund, investment, and economic matters.
  • Strong knowledge of technical Pension issues.
  • An ability to translate complex issues into marketable messages.
  • Experience of helping to build communications material for Broker consultants to use with Brokers.
  • Previous experience delivering compelling, engaging presentations.
  • Someone with a passion to make a difference and help shape our success. 

 

About Royal London Ireland

 

Based in our city centre location on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin 2, Royal London Ireland is a fully owned subsidiary of the Royal London Mutual Insurance Society Limited, the largest mutual life, pensions, and investment company in the UK. We are authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland and provide protection products through Financial Brokers across Ireland. Our excellent customer service and mutual mindset means we take a longer-term view and focus on providing best customer outcomes.

 

Our People Promise to our colleagues is that we will all work somewhere inclusive, responsible, enjoyable and fulfilling. This is underpinned by our Spirit of Royal London values; Empowered, Trustworthy, Collaborate, Achieve. 

 

We've always been proud to reward employees by offering great workplace benefits such as 28 days annual leave in addition to public holidays, up to 14% employer matching pension scheme contribution and a contribution to private medical insurance. You can see details of our benefits here - Our Benefits. Please note benefits for colleagues in the UK and Ireland may vary, please ask our team for details.

 

Inclusion, diversity and belonging 

 

We’re an Inclusive employer. We celebrate and value different backgrounds and cultures across Royal London. Our diverse people and perspectives give us a range of skills which are recognised and respected – whatever their background. 

 

Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) Fitness & Probity Regime

 

Some of our roles are Control Functions (CF) as defined by the Central Bank Reform Act 2010 (Sections 20 & 22) Regulations 2011. If a vacancy is for a CF, it will be indicated above. For CF roles, appointment will be conditional on Royal London Ireland being fully satisfied that the appointee meets the requirements as set out in the Fitness and Probity Standards 2014 issued by the CBI. In the case of proposed appointees to Pre-Approval Control Functions, this includes prior approval by the CBI of such appointments.


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