Business Development Executive

The job in a nutshell

Are you a business development executive with a keen eye for data and experience in effectively growing business opportunities to deliver new products that meet customer needs?

GoCompare Group are looking for an experienced Business Development Executive within our high performing partnerships team.

You will be responsible for monitoring the full funnel with regards to performance metrics across all of GoCompare's third party partnerships channels. You will be able to analyse core data sets with regards to customers, interactions, sales and revenue to make good judgements on the course of action required for partner relationships, whilst having a keen eye for detail to seek information not readily available that will enable tangible development opportunities.

You will have validated experience in driving cost per acquisition and revenue and the ability to handle partner negotiations through various means including face to face interaction. This also means you will have a knowledge of partner procurement and ability to evaluate profitable and effective partner relationships.

You will ideally have experience within a financial regulated industry and have a sound knowledge of money and utilities products across the GoCompare comparison website.

Sound good? Please do read on and apply!

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

  • Previous relationship management/business development experience in online/digital/direct-to-consumer industry.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience of managing and working to agreements and contracted frameworks.
  • Excellent commercial acumen.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Insurance or financial services experience advantageous (particularly life and protection).
  • Working knowledge of FCA and working in a regulated environment.

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Maintains commercially fruitful relationships with protection partners and responds efficiently and effectively to all service requests
  • Acts as the key contact for complaints or any issues relating to the onboarding process for all protection journeys
  • Dedicatedly addresses issues and opportunities to ensure that all customer experience and commercial goals are achieved.
  • Ensures all partners act in compliance with their contractual obligations as well as keeping up-to-date with any industry regulatory requirement changes
  • Acts as the first contact for internal stakeholders on key business priorities such as partner onboarding, communications and any change process.

Who you’ll be working with

  • Business Service
  • IT functions
  • Partners
  • Marketing

About us

We’re on a mission to help people everywhere save time and money – whether that’s on essential outgoings or on the things that they enjoy.

If someone is looking for an insurance policy for the first time, wants to beat their renewal quote, is searching for the right financial product, or is after a great utility deal, our comparison website – GoCompare – is there to help. We work with trusted insurance providers, financial services organisations and partners to provide a real breadth of coverage across the market.

Through MyVoucherCodes we bring savings from thousands of fashion, retail, restaurant, entertainment, travel and tech brands to millions of people.

Energylinx, our Ofgem-accredited energy comparison and switching service, brings great energy deals from more suppliers than any other UK switching site to UK households and businesses.

And weflip, an automatic switching service that helps people save time and money by flipping them onto better energy tariffs, uses technology to bring a new, hands-off approach to staying on great deals, forever.

GoCompare embraces diversity and truly believe in equal opportunities for all. We believe that inclusion and diversity increases creativity, delivers innovation, improves performance and better serves our customers.

We truly believe in the ethos that companies with greater diversity perform better than those without. It is for these reasons that all qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, educational background or any other characteristic for that matter that doesn’t relate to your ability to perform the role.

Benefits

GoCompare offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service
  • Matched pension (up to 6%)
  • Private medical cover
  • Buy and sell holiday options
  • Extra holidays for length of service
  • Share save scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies
Go for it
Salary:

Up to £35,000 plus benefits and bonus

Location:

Newport

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/41/182

Closing date:

21st April 2019

Contract details:

Permanent (Split/remote working also possible - max 2 days per week)

Working hours:

37.5 hours per week

Go for it