Head of Business Development – Retail Finance

About this job

My client is one of the best funded retail finance businesses in an extremely fast growing market. They’re in an exciting position to scale – and the Head of Business Development will play a lead role in their continued accelerated growth. Heading up a team of 3, this individual with own complete strategy and delivery for the acquisition of new merchants (currently 1,800) across both direct and intermediated channels.

The business prides itself on it’s relationships and customer centricity. Predominantly, they serve the mid-cap market (their clients are typically anywhere between £10m to £X00m). The company has put a very significant investment in their customer service and technology, which has led to a NPS in the top 5%.

They’re looking for someone with strong leadership credentials and a track record signing new partnerships – ideally you’ll have sold financial products to merchants. You’ll also need to demonstrate rigour – they need someone with the capability to map our and build a sophisticated sales roadmap.

It’s a prerequisite that you have some existing experience in the financial services market – ideally debt / payments but they would also be keen to see candidates from insurance, banking and fintech.

This is a rare opportunity, and a great one for the right person – it’s a unique chance to play a lead role in an extremely high calibre team, with a strong foundation of investment, infrastructure, and a proven business model. As the business continues to grow, there will be a number of opportunities the right candidate could carve out for themselves – there are no glass ceilings to hit!

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