Business Development Executive (Navigator)
Purpose of role
Responsible for the management of targeted partnerships with existing and new FA and/or wholesale partners/firms and to establish and sustain good working relations for the growth of Navigator’s sales
Responsible for supporting the team in planned engagement events to strengthen business relations with partners/ FAs.
This role will also work closely with the team to achieve team sales targets and business goals as well as to ensure all processes are compliant with the regulatory & compliance’s requirements.
Role in context of wider team / organisation
This role is part of the Business Development team. The primary appraisal benchmark shall be APE targets, Value of New Business (VNB), performance objectives and other desired KPIs.
This role holder shall work closely with the other BDMs to provide platform training and support to our partners, and to support the team to achieve team targets and business plan.
Responsible for promoting an environment where a risk management culture can flourish.
This role will be responsible for supporting requests and rollout of new functionality and processes with the FA’s. This will involve a detailed knowledge of new enhancements and core platform functionality and the ability to train external stakeholders at various levels.
Support the BDMs in organizing and coordinating planned engagement events/ seminars with fund houses and FAs.
Where necessary, the role holder shall engage and collaborate with other internal Aviva departments to achieve their goals, business plans and operational service standards.
Create and maintain a risk management environment that ensures risks taken by the function are identified, assessed and frequently monitored, managed and reported against.
Risk Management / Governance
Ensure that all processes are compliant with all regulatory requirements, executed to the highest standards and within budget.
Ensure key risks have been identified, measured, monitored, managed and reported.
Fair Dealing Outcomes
Ensure full understanding of Fair Dealing Outcomes and one’s own accountability in delivering these outcomes as applicable to the role.
·Preferred Degree in Business/ Finance/Accountancy/ IT
Working knowledge of regulatory requirements in relation to investment products (Unit Trusts etc).
Self-motivated with the ability to identify key issues and recommend practical solution.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong presentation skills.
Highly adaptable to changes.
Fresh graduates or those with 1 year or less of working experience in a sales or front line role can apply