Location
London
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Marketing & Business Development

About the Role

Due to the growth here at HF we have a new exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join our Business Development and Marketing Team based from our London office.

We are looking for a Business Development Manager to join our highly-regarded team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who would like to make a name for themselves here at HF!

What will you be doing?

You will have a wide array of responsibilities and the opportunity to directly influence the way business development initiatives are developed and implemented. Reporting to the firms BD Director and working closely with our wider Marketing team, you will play an essential role in strengthening HF’s growth plans.

You will work specifically with our London Market and Specialised Insurance team which includes the likes of Marine, Aviation and Property to name a few!

You will work closely with the Head of London Markets and the BD Director to implement Business Development Governance and Process for growth and measurement purposes. You will also be involved in delivering specific Business Development projects to support delivery and enhance outcomes.

The role is based in our London office however some travel will be required as part of the role to our Glasgow, Manchester and Leeds offices to work closely with our Senior Stakeholders who are based within these offices.

You will be sharing key metrics where appropriate as well as supporting the delivery of a range of bids and tenders- ensuring the firm's response to formal client panel reviews, RFIs, ITTs and RFPs is properly managed and co-ordinated. You will deliver on a range of business development activities and tasks and ensure that all relevant business development plans and logs are maintained and kept up to date in order to help drive the right BD activity including the development of a workable bid library.

You will be expected to set-up and attend a range of BD meetings with the BD Director in order to facilitate targeting efforts whilst working with the marketing team to ensure BD activities are aligned with marketing activities on a day to day basis. You will support the development and delivery of a range of BD collateral on behalf of the business including capability statements, informal proposals and presentations. On occasion you will be asked to liaise with external organisations to maximise publicity and the ability to drive referral activity across the firm.

This is what the Hiring Manager, David, says about the role;

“It’s a fantastic time to join the team, as we grow and expand into new areas. In this role you will engage with senior stakeholders and partners, giving you the chance to influence and make a real difference to the future of our business.”

What do I need?

You should have experience of a working in a tried and tested BD role with at least 2 years within a legal service environment, ideally in Financial Market. You will have previous experience in supporting on a range of bids and an understanding of the bid process at a high level. You will be an effective networker and be able to establish new contacts and lines of work whilst nurturing the established relationships that already exist.

You will be self-sufficient and be confident and driven with the ability to manage and partner with Senior Stakeholders within the business.

You will be organised, proactive, effective communicator with a high degree of capability across all Microsoft office products as well as potential experience of designing and delivering BD client focussed collateral.  

So, if the idea of genuine growth and development excites you, then this role is for you!

What’s in it for you?

We offer hybrid working and flexible working hours.

We’re always looking to recognise and reward our people for the work they do. Here are just a few of the benefits you’ll have access to, as part of our team:

  • 25 days’ annual leave (in addition to public holidays), increasing to 30 days with long service
  • Private healthcare provision
  • Company pension scheme
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life insurance and income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme & Digital GP service
  • Season ticket loans
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Flu vouchers
  • Bonus scheme
  • HF Discount Hub

About the company

HF is one of the UK’s leading providers of legal and handling services to the general insurance sector. Established in 1969, the firm currently provides legal services to 12 of the UK’s 20 largest motor insurers in specialist areas such as counter fraud, large & complex injury, motor and casualty services, recoveries, costs and credit hire. HF has recently expanded into the provision of commercial legal services and litigation, providing solutions to a wide range of corporate and SME clients.

Sounds great! What next?

If you are ready to apply, the button is below. If you would like more information relating to the role, please contact [email protected].

If HF feels like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you!

As an equal opportunities’ employer, we're passionate about inclusive hiring approaches. When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll do our best to support you.

 


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