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Business Development Manager (East Anglia)

About The Role
As the second largest Building Society in the UK and the 8th largest lender, we know a thing or two about Savings and Mortgages. The Society has grown significantly over the past decade in particular, and we now have over 2500 employees and 2 million members. The Society is a Moneyfacts Award Winner 2020 for Best Remortgage Provider and we’re proud to be a Certified Great Place to Work.
We couldn’t achieve this without our Mortgage Intermediary Development team and the passion for building strong relationships that our Field Business Development Managers demonstrate. We now have the unique opportunity for a professional and passionate person to join us as a field based Mortgage Business Development Manager.
In the role you’ll be responsible for ensuring our Intermediary strategy is effectively promoted, by using an effective mix of face to face and virtual interactions within your territory to meet the needs of our intermediary partners. This is a hybrid based position with 3 days minimum out on the road and 2 days from home which must be in one of the following postcodes: PE, CB, NR or IP
Whilst being field based, the role very much works in partnership with our successful telephone team. You will jointly manage (with your TBDM partner) a territory of Mortgage Intermediary brokers and firms. You will encourage and develop high quality mortgage business in line with the overall business plan and facilitate the on-going relationship management of our Intermediary Panel of brokers and firms. You’ll be representing the Society and our proposition by focusing on improving the quality and quantity of application submissions via our intermediary partners. You’ll work closely with your broker firms to develop mutually beneficial business relationships.
Whilst we have a clear passion to achieve a number of quality appointments and to grow within the intermediary market, this role is not sales target based so planning your time effectively for best effect is crucial. You’ll ensure you really get the best value out of these relationships for all parties, identifying opportunities and mitigating risks, working in a consultative and collaborative way.
About You
To be successful in the role you’ll already have in-depth, current experience from the mortgage intermediary sector, either as a Business Development Manager or account management; however this does not need to be in the field. Applications from Mortgage Telephone BDM's would certainly be considered.
You’ll have excellent communications skills, with evidence of an ability to build rapport and trust with business professionals and stakeholders across all levels. The ability to build rapport and influence will be key as well as being focused on working in a consultative way to build long term business relationships, whilst maintaining reputation and integrity. Being passionate about mortgages and as well as being extremely organised, proactive and self-motivated will be important.
You’ll have the ability to effectively negotiate and influence with a sound commercial knowledge and solid understanding of the UK mortgage market. Being extremely organised, self-motivated and enjoy being part a greater team will be important. Being a field based role you’re responsible for your own diary and where you need to be.
Considering the geographical spread of the role you’ll need a full driving licence and for your well-being, you’ll live on patch (detailed above)
About The Company
Coventry Building Society has grown into the second largest building society in the UK. We’re a national society, with local values and loyalty, and a caring family ethos. The best way to judge a company is based on what the people who work there say as we’re rated certified by Great Place to Work from our recent employee survey.
We offer not only fulfilling jobs and exciting career opportunities but a place where everyone can be long and feel proud to work. What makes us such a rich and progressive place to work is the huge variety of people that make up our workforce. We’ve got a whole range of different ways to support you, both in your role and wider well being.
As an employee, we have a great benefits package and your encouraged to take control of your career. We invest in our people, with regular opportunities for training and development. And later, if you’re looking for a new challenge, we actively champion internal progression.

Key Information

Role Title:
Business Development Manager (East Anglia)
Salary Details:
Up to £42,000 plus car (Dependant on experience)
Number of hours per week:
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
05 Dec 2021