Business Development Manager - South East

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Date: 9 Jul 2024

Location: London, GB

Company: Royal London Group

Job Title: Business Development Manager- South East

Contract Type: Permanent

Working style: Hybrid 50% home/office based

Closing date: 24th July 2024


At Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) 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.


We are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager with a proven sales track record and a strong background and network in the Investment Management / Asset Management sector. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with excellent relationship management skills to grow fund sales through Discretionary Asset Managers, Wealth Managers and Advisory intermediaries. 


About the role


  • Drive sales growth generally through developing new client relationships and by expanding the bandwidth of services provided to key existing clients.
  • Provide clients with Royal London solutions and insights to meet their needs.
  • Maximise and deliver existing business opportunities with the client and proactively grow new revenue opportunities with that client.
  • Support and maintain regular contact with Key Clients, where there is scope for increasing bandwidth, and drive incremental sales growth through new services.
  • Maintain continuous contact with existing clients with the view to identifying opportunities for growth.


About you


  • Strong understanding, knowledge, and experience of the investment markets
  • Strong understanding and experience of working in the Wholesale Distribution markets.
  • Proven successful customer interaction.
  • Have proven existing customer relationships for the sales region that the role covers.
  • Have the ability to work with key internal partners to establish sound personal working relationships.
  • Be able to communicate in an effective manner and provide a professional level of information within the business.
  • Hold an acceptable investment qualification.


About Royal London Asset Management


Royal London Asset Management (RLAM), part of the Royal London Group, is one of the UK's leading fund management companies working with a wide range of clients across the globe to achieve their investment goals. Our long-term, client-driven focus means that we have a long-standing commitment to responsible investment. We act as responsible stewards of our clients’ capital, exercising their rights and influencing positive change.


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 bank holidays, an up to 14% employer matching pension scheme and private medical insurance. You can see all our benefits here - Our Benefits  


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. 


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