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Business Development Manager

Job description

My client, a leading healthcare insurance company, is looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to contribute towards the growth of the company. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated professional to develop their career and be part of a growing company.

The successful candidate will report directly to the General Manager and will be required to travel nationwide.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for generating new opportunities & winning new business in the SME/Corporate sector

  • Serve as a liaison between  sales partners, members and internal departments to ensure member satisfaction & retention

  • Create and report on monthly sales targets across all channels & work with our sales partners and our internal teams to devise strategies to ensure that targets are achieved

  • Work with our sales partners and internal departments to develop and implement renewal strategies for our corporate accounts

  • Work closely with the sales & clinical teams to successfully execute strategy

  • Work with various internal departments to monitor corporate group claim patterns and to proactively resolve any potential issues with the account

  • Acquire and maintain product expertise to serve as a primary resource for product and sales information for our internal team, sales partners and customers

  • Attend sales clinics, sales meetings and internal meetings to drive and implement sales strategy and to ensure alignment with overall business goals and sales strategy

  • Meet quarterly new sales targets

  • Meet customer retention targets

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 8 years’ experience in sales and/or business development, Insurance, Pharmaceutical  or Medical background preferred

  • Previous experience of employee benefits industry desirable

  • Excellent sales & communication skills

  • Strong negotiation, influencing and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrable experience in generating new business opportunities & winning new accounts

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • A high calibre professional individual competent at delivering pitches and presentations at a senior level

  • Knowledge of B2B market, ideally with experience in employee benefits/insurance

  • Candidate should be a self-starter, motivated with the ability to integrate with cross functional teams

  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite & Google Docs

  • Excellent organisational skills required to manage a busy schedule and ensure superior standard of customer service and account management

  • Extensive travel required with full driving licence

To apply for this Business Development Manager position please contact Majella Slevin at Sigmar Recruitment T: +353 91 455300 E: mslevin@sigmar.ie

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