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Sales Training Development Manager

Date: 11-Jul-2019

Location: Edinburgh, GB

Company: Royal London Group

Job title: Sales Training & Development Manager

Location: Edinburgh based, with national travel required

Contract Type: Permanent

At Royal London we want to attract the best talent to help us achieve our vision of becoming the most trusted and recommend financial company in the UK.

Today, Royal London has over £114 billion of funds under management, and around 3,500 employees working in six offices across the UK and Ireland. We’ve worked hard to become experts in our specialist markets, building a trusted brand – and our teams have plenty of awards to show for it. Whatever team you’re interested in joining and whatever role you play, we’ll help you to make a difference.

We have an exciting Permanent opportunity for a Sales Training and Development Manager to join the Royal London Intermediary Sales Training Team. You will be based in our Edinburgh office but also national travel when required.

What will you be doing:

  • To deliver sales skills training to the sales teams to ensure competence is achieved and maintained and support ongoing skills development.
  • Support the Royal London risk appetite and RLI Sales Leadership, using appropriate quality assurance and risk mitigation interventions and measures.
  • Working with the sales and marketing teams to design and deliver proposition developments and then embed the learning.
  • Analyse and address training needs identified from field visits, call reviews, development plans and line manager feedback.

 
What we’re looking for

  • Previously have worked in a sales role and have a good understanding of the sales process.
  • Experience of delivering training both on a 1:1 basis, small groups and also to a classroom of up to 20 people.
  • Must have good working knowledge of pensions and investment markets
  • Knowledge of platforms &  protection market an advantage


Skills that will help you in the role

  • Sales experience and skills
  • Team player working within a multi-disciplinary team of trainers
  • Knowledge of designing skills based training courses
  • Strong presentation skills
  • A positive, outgoing attitude with a willingness to drive own development  to learn more about training and the financial service industry
  • Ideally a training qualification
  • CII, LIBF or CISI qualifications

 
What we offer

  • We've always been proud to reward employees by offering a number of benefits
    such as Pensions and Protection, Performance and role-related benefits, Lifestyle and Wellbeing 
  • 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.
  • Our People Promise is something we live up to every day. We know we can rely on you, and you can expect plenty from us in return.
  • Glassdoor have ranked as among the best places to work and this year we entered the top 10 

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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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