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Business Development Manager

Oxford, Oxfordshire

£40000 - £45000 per annum

Permanent (Full time)

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Is Business Development your passion?

Here at AutoProtect, we are looking for a Business Development Manager to cover the South of the country. The ideal candidate needs to live below Northampton and close to M11, M1 M40. The areas covered will be below Northampton, Cambridge, Essex, Gloucestershire, Herts and Buckinghamshire.

AutoProtect is a forward thinking and growing business. We are always looking for ambitious people to join our team and grow with us. We welcome new ideas and really believe in empowering our people. We are fast paced and driven, with a vibrant and friendly team. We believe in working hard but also having fun. We are looking for a committed and motivated Business Development Manager to join our journey and ensure AutoProtect lead the way!

Why work for us?

You will have the opportunity to work with a market leading company providing over a million vehicle owners with awardwinning warranty and insurance products that we are proud of. As a new team member youll have every chance to make a real impression in a motivated and supportive environment where new ideas are both welcomed and encouraged. You will be part of a trusted and honest business that understands it is only as good as its people. If you are looking for an opportunity that is challenging in a driven and motivated environment where you can showcase your skills this is the role for you.

You will have the opportunity to market the full range of AutoProtect products to our franchised dealers from both an existing client and new business perspective, so that AutoProtect margins and sales volumes are kept on track with business expectations by ensuring AutoProtect clients get focused support and sales development via consultancy based activity.

Our Opportunity

We are looking for a dynamic person that has a track record of utilising a consultancy based business development approach, with a track record of supporting product sales performance improvement alongside our partners and within their business. This field based role encompasses both account development and an element of new business.

You will be ensuring the AutoProtect philosophy and values are at the centre of all interactions. This will be achieved by Identifying new business opportunities both in terms of cross selling to existing clients and recognising and new client opportunities. There will be general account management of our major accounts and being the key contact for clients within an area of responsibility. Account management is key with timely completion of required visits and training reports to ensure all CRM reporting requirements are completed in a timely manner. You will need to plan and deliver new business presentations to support tender opportunities. You will need to provide training to existing clients including product, sales techniques and systems training. You will need to discuss promotional and sales development with clients offering help and advice. You will review loss ratios with retailer management and agree action plans to resolve high loss ratios where needed. This is achieved by understanding all aspects of insurance product regulations for FCA requirements. This will ensure dealers are aware of FCA and internal compliance requirements. You will then complete any training required in order to be competent and compliant in line with regulation.

This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your Business Development expertise and make a real difference in a supportive and empowering environment


Stakeholder Pension, Performance Related Bonus, Discount and Reward Platform, Holiday Trading, Discounted Health Cash Plan, Life Insurance, Product Policy Discount, Attractive Holiday Increasing with Service.

Additional Salary information

£40K £45K + Performance related bonus.

Business Development Sales Consultancy Product Sales New Business Account development Insurance Motor Industry Sales Manager

  • Essential Skills

  • Excellent organisational and timemanagement skills

  • Resilient and adaptable

  • Ability to build effective relationships

  • Enthusiasm and commitment to delivery

  • Sales ability and tenacity

  • Ability to influence colleagues and customers cross functionally with no reporting lines

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate meaningfully at all levels

  • Desirable Skills

  • Automotive sector (Dealer Groups and OEMs) experience preferred but not essential.

  • About Company

At AutoProtect we believe that company culture and the way those who work here think are key to business success. Having an ambitious vision, supported by a robust set of values, has helped us to create a company of stability and a committed, cohesive and engaged team that are all working towards the same goals.

Our core values dont just form the cornerstones of the AutoProtect ethos either. They govern what we do. They provide clear instruction on how we operate as a business. Put simply, they are much more than just words. They are set in stone. They outline how we operate. They are the focus for everything we do.

Wil Beaumont, CEO

If you are ambitious and want to drive your career forward we would love to hear from you. Apply today you could be one click away from a new exciting, challenging and rewarding career.

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