External Senior Business Development Manager (East Anglia)

Location: London

Term: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 18 July 2019

External Senior Business Development Manager (East Anglia)

Company Overview: 

We are a leading, independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager owned by our partners, who together have combined investment experience of over 200 years across a wide variety of sectors. Our specialist investment teams operate on a collaborative basis with a pro-active and pragmatic investment style.

With current assets under management of over £2.8 billion, raised from UK and international private and high net-worth individuals, family offices, pension funds and other institutional investors, we strive to generate increasing dividends and capital appreciation for our investors over the long term.

Our head office is at The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG. We have an international office network with offices in San Francisco, Rome and Sydney which are staffed by multinational, multilingual investment professionals, whose primary focus is on investing in renewable energy infrastructure.

Team summary:

Retails sales team at Foresight Group is made up of 25 individuals based in London and Nottingham. The team is dynamic, fast paced and forward thinking.  


Job Role: 

This role is to be one of the regionally based External Business Development Managers.


Responsibilities & Duties:

To include:

  • Set high performing targets and challenge their business partner to achieve shared goals
  • Generating opportunities and demonstrate the ability to add value through ongoing client support
  • Continually develop their understanding of the market through field activity
  • Organising advisor appointments and following up when required
  • Creating and executing business plans and schedules for their defined region, in order to accomplish objectives
  • Contacting customers and presenting on the current products or services Foresight Group offer



To include:

  • Excellent communications skills
  • IT Literate with a good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Good presentational and negotiating skills
  • Goal and customer-orientation
  • Ability to individually relate and respond to each customer's demands


Qualifications and Experience Requirement:

  • Able to demonstrate a good understanding of the Retail sales process
  • Industry qualifications preferable
  • Experience working within Financial Services background preferred
  • Practical experience in a similar position advantageous
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