Regional IFA Recruitment Director - HOMEBASED

EGRecruiting Ltd
Tyne and Wear
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Our Client is looking for an experienced Financial Services Regional Director, who will be responsible for the recruitment and retention of Key Appointed Representatives and who will ensure that good customer outcomes are central to decision-making. This is a home-based role and the individual can be based anywhere within the UK.


  • Accountable for identifying, contacting, interviewing, assessing, attracting and selecting appropriate prospective members
  • Lead on all aspects of decision-making on quality of, risks associated with, prospective member through to making formal offers and prospective recruits
  • Responsible for the agreement and implementation of a transfer plan with the Member and work with the key stakeholder to ensure that any initial production loss to the member is minimised
  • Supporting and managing new members through the first year of membership and being a key communication link between them and the Company
  • Re-negotiation of contracts at review points, in particular, rate reviews
  • Accountable for building, managing and maintaining strong relationships with new members
  • Ensure that each member’s progress is documented appropriately, in line with risk and governance
  • Maintain competency in technology and processes, in particular the membership contract, recruitment process, sales process, training process and content and FSA requirements for recruitment
  • Ensure that knowledge of the marketplace up to date and shared with colleagues
  • Develop a strong sense of team within the Wealth Network and actively look for opportunities for cross collaboration within teams
  • Ensure that all work is compliant, in partnership with Risk and Compliance
  • Support a culture of service excellence and continuous improvement, placing the customer experience front and centre
  • Build strong relationships across the business
  • Full understanding of internal compliance and T&C requirements to ensure that we are always within the required compliance guidelines and parameters
  • Accountable for identification, management and mitigation of risk within the appetite set up by the Board
  • Ensure that conduct risk is at the forefront of management decision making


  • Educated to UK Graduate Level or equivalent experience

Candidate Requirements

  • Deep understanding of the way in which different types of AR Principles and advisers operate and a track record of building relationships quickly and effectively
  • Deep understanding of the way in which advisers work
  • Experience of constructing recruitment packages
  • Excellent knowledge of distribution, wholesaling arrangements, points of sale systems and financial services products
  • Knowledge of all product sectors and distribution channels - has comprehensive understanding of all products sectors and distribution channels
  • Good knowledge and understanding of compliance requirements and operation with a risk managed environment
  • Delivery focused with high energy and drive and ability to deliver through others
  • Strategic influencing - ability to navigate complex political environments managing multiple stakeholders
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills - able to negotiate, build relationships and lead through influence
  • Strategic thinking - ability to construct coherent plans to deliver against multiple objectives
  • Creative problem solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Able to utilise strong mentoring and coaching skills to engage with members
  • Focused on results and continuous improvement
  • High level of personal confidence, able to lead, manager and change through influence and persuasion and inspire others
  • Credible, professional and strong personal integrity
  • Communicates with impact - superior presentation and communication skills

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