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Business Development Manager (Pensions)

Date: 18-Nov-2021

Location: GB Macclesfield, GB

Company: Royal London Group

Job title: Business Development Manager (Pension)

Location: Remote- ideally based around West or North Yorkshire

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: 19th December 2021


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.


 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.


To support this, we are always open to discussing flexible working arrangements and as we transition to hybrid working, we will discuss working patterns or locations that ensure you have the freedom to be your best. It’s what makes Royal London a great place to work.


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.


Role purpose

The main purpose of the role is to deliver agreed new business targets from a panel of Intermediaries in a manner that satisfies all regulatory and compliance responsibilities and meets our Corporate objectives.


You will be remotely based but ideally living in West or North Yorkshire so you can meet with 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.


Essential Criteria

  • Experience working in the Financial Service Industry with an understanding of Pensions or Wealth propositions and legislation.
  • 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.


Desirable Criteria

  • Have RO1, RO2 and RO4 or committed to complete this within 18 – 24 months in role.


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 again ranked as among the best places to work in the UK


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.