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Asset Finance Sales Manager

Apply now Job no: 078350
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: England - Yorkshire
Categories: Customer Relationships

Business Unit: Asset Finance
Salary Range: £52,000 - £78,000 per annum DOE + red hot benefits 
Location: Yorkshire

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Our Team 

A new and exciting opportunity exists within Virgin Money’s well established and fast growing Asset Finance business. We support SME and mid market businesses’ capex plans across the UK with our suite of Asset Finance products.  Our customers range from small and complex high-growth businesses, through larger SMEs to those that have already grown to become the backbone of the UK economy.  In this role, you will be developing your own portfolio of customers in their funding of predominantly hard assets.

What you’ll be doing

  • Sourcing new business wins from across the region, primarily targeting companies with sizeable capex requirements for hard assets including various types of vehicles, plant and machinery.
  • You will be an ambassador for Virgin Money, well known across the region and the primary Virgin Money point of contact for customers.
  • Demonstrating effective networking, prospecting and business development skills in identifying and securing new business in line with financial targets and differentiating our offering from that of our competitors to deliver a consistently outstanding Customer Experience.
  • Preparing credit documentation; demonstrating good pricing disciplines and salesmanship; documenting and packaging new business wins in accordance with short deadlines while ensuring compliance with our established governance framework
  • Ongoing and productive engagement with internal stakeholders including support teams, governance functions, credit counterparts, regional and divisional business leaders and other front line staff.

We need you to have

  • Evidence of consistently providing a leading Customer Experience is essential including the ability to deliver deals for payout within tight timeframes and a track record of on-boarding new customers
  • A track record in meeting and exceeding new business targets including return optimisation across the target market
  • A broad and established network of AF customers
  • Undoubted business acumen and in-depth knowledge of the Asset Finance industry and its products
  • Strong interpersonal skills and are a self-starter, acting as the business ambassador across internal and external networks and able to work with multiple stakeholders in deal delivery.

Its a bonus if you have but not essential

  • A relevant industry or vocational financial services qualification.  Further qualifications are desirable, but not mandatory.
  • Some experience in upskilling and sharing best practice with peers.
  • Experience in working within a regulated environment.

Just to flag

Not sure you’ve all the skills? That's okay – still apply as we value passion and potential so tell us why you’d be great in your application.

Red Hot Rewards

  • Generous holidays - 38.5 days annual leave (including bank holidays and prorated if part-time)​ plus the option to buy more
  • Up to five extra paid well-being days per year​ 
  • 20 weeks paid, gender-neutral family leave (52 weeks in total) for expectant parents and those looking to adopt 
  • Market-leading pension and free private medical cover
  • Flexible benefits include Cycle to Work, wellness and health assessments, and critical illness 
  • Ability to work anywhere in the UK​ (where the role allows) 

And there's no waiting around, you'll enjoy these benefits from day one.

Feeling insatiably curious about this role? Apply as soon as you can. If we’re lucky to receive a lot of interest, we may close the advert early and would hate you to miss out.

We're all about helping you Live a Life More Virgin, so happy to talk flexible working with you.

Say hello to Virgin Money
We’re making great strides towards achieving our ambition of becoming the UK’s best digital bank.  As a full-service digital bank with a heritage stretching back over 180 years, we`re a workforce to be reckoned with.  We're putting the full power of our experience behind disruptive ideas that reinvent the role a bank plays in people's lives. We strive to create positive experiences for our millions of customers and our purpose, ‘Making You Happier About Money’, underpins everything we do. We believe in doing banking differently, innovating and working together to make a real difference. Join us and Live a Life More Virgin that empowers you with choice and flexibility in how you work.

Be yourself at Virgin Money
Our purpose is to make people happier about money, this means seeing and feeling the world as our customers do by creating a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of our customers and communities.  We’re committed to creating an inclusive culture where colleagues feel safe and inspired to contribute, speak up and be heard.  

As a Disability Confident Leader, we're committed to removing any obstacles to inclusion.  If you need any reasonable adjustments or support making your application, contact our Talent Acquisition team

Now the legal bit
Living A Life More Virgin allows our colleagues to be based anywhere in the UK (if the role allows it), but we'll need you to confirm you have the right to work in the UK.

If you're successful in securing a role with us, there are some checks you need to complete before starting. These include credit and criminal record checks and three years' worth of satisfactory references. If the role is part of the Senior Manager Regime and Certification Regime, it requires enhanced pre-employment checks – we'll ask for six years of regulatory references, and once in the role, you'll be subject to periodic employment checks. 

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