Commercial Sales Manager - Business Solutions

Lowell Group
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Commercial Sales Manager - Business Solutions

Location: Leeds

Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum dependent on experience + 3% flexible benefits + on target bonus of 10% + contributory pension

At Lowell we work with our customers to improve their financial well-being. We take the time to get to know each customer and better understand their individual circumstances, working out the best payment plan for them. Our personal approach is why we’ve been awarded an Exceptional 3 star rating by Investor in Customer for the last two years and why we’re one of the UK’s leading debt management companies

We’re now looking for a Commercial Sales Manager to join our Business Solutions department. The Business Solutions department is a group-wide function embedded in the Group Sales. The main responsibilities are the development, steering, and support of sales and product activities. The team establishes and strengthens cross-functional cooperation on the basis of target-audience-oriented communication and structured project management.

The Commercial Sales Manager will be responsible for the guidance, steering and coordination of transactions with growth potential in our core business (debt purchase and third party collection). Under consideration of economic viability, in light of internal and external requirements the successful individual will be responsible for bringing these to a stage where a final decision can be made by the appropriate decision-making body.

This is a great opportunity for someone with a business development background coupled with strong strategic analytical skills.

You’ll be responsible for:

•The evaluation of additional business opportunities (i.e. value added services) to achieve our Group targets

•Leading and coordinating of transactions with growth potential in our core business (debt purchase and third party collection) including managing cross-functional teams

•Challenging the different stakeholders during a transaction to produce balance between internal and external requirements

•Guiding the entire tender management including the preparation of all needed external and internal decision papers for clients and our top management

•Responsible for the creation and assessment of business models

•Ensuring the application of internal terms of references related processes as well as the implementation of changes and new requirements in line with the other existing policies

•Ensure the continuous improvement of the transaction management process by supporting the further professionalization

•Responsibility for clients and competitor research to develop and determine dedicated sector and client strategies

•Preparation of client and/or sales presentations for the different potential business opportunities

You’ll need to evidence the following qualifications, skills and experience:

• Graduate level with business administration or equivalent experience

• Extensive business experience in an equivalent position and proven knowledge of project management

• High research and data warehouse knowledge

• Proven analytical skills and strong conceptual skills

• Good MS Office skills

• Ability to work independently in special projects

• Strong communication skills

The Benefits:

•Competitive salary with annual bonus

•Contributory pension

•3% flexible benefits - including cycle to work, critical illness, dental insurance, childcare vouchers, travel insurance, dining club, retail discounts and the option to buy up to one week’s worth of holiday subject to start date

•Free shuttle bus from Leeds City Centre

•Subsidised on-site restaurant

•Free on-site gym

•Excellent coaching and training

If this sounds like the role for you, and you’re eligible to work in the UK we’d love to hear from you.

So, apply today – what have you got to lose?!