Head of Business Development

icon Limassol
icon Forex
JOB DESCRIPTION

Ref#871

 

GRS in collaboration with a Financial Services company based in Limassol, are seeking to recruit a Head of Business Development. The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years of experience in a senior/managerial Business Development role within the financial services or forex industry. This is a great opportunity for someone with a high calibre profile who wants to grow within the financial services sector.
 
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead the design and implementation of a comprehensive business development strategy
  • Leadership and management of the sales, and account management/technical support teams, fostering a team-based culture
  • Oversee the management of existing and new relationships with partners and clients. Personally, build relationships that result in support for existing and new programs
  • Be fully aware of the agreements between the Company and the Representative Offices and/or Tied Agents and inform Management in the cases that they are not being followed
  • Maintain a productive relationship with the Representative Offices and/or Tied Agents through the on-going communication with them by acting as a liaison between them and the Company departments
  • Ensure that the Heads of each Representative Office and/or Tied Agent stay motivated by addressing any concerns
  • Monitor the implementation and effectiveness of any procedures / policies agreed between the Company and the Representative Offices and/or Tied Agents
  • Provide supervision and guidance for the business development team. Provide reporting regarding the overall performance of individuals and the department
  • Ensure team members meet targets and objectives consistently
  • Assist the IT Services Department in implementing new operational initiatives and restructuring of any Representative Offices and/or Tied Agents if needed
  • Assist with the preparation of procedure manuals for all key Company processes, including operational process, within and across functions as related to the Representative Offices and/or Tied Agents
  • Infuse the Company’s vision and core values to the Representative Offices and/or Tied Agents by communicating with them on a regular basis and being their number one contact for support and assistance
  • Monitor the performance of the different Representative Offices and/or Tied Agents and their agents and report to the relevant Company Departments and Senior Management
  • Prepare business plans for the targeted region on a quarterly basis
  • Communicate the various promotions, products, and marketing campaigns currently active.
  • Document business development activities
  • Contributing to overall organizational strategies and representing the priorities of the development function. Participate in promoting an organizational culture that values long-term strategic thinking, creativity/innovation, and high performance
  • Stay up to date with financial market events, news, and developments
  • Represent the Company externally at conferences, meetings, and speaking engagements, as required
CANDIDATE PROFILE
  • At least 5 years of business development experience in FX industry, including demonstrated success in business-to-business sales, forging strategic partnerships that have resulted in significant increases in earned income
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to represent the organization passionately to potential partners
  • Strong analytical, organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Experience in managing people and teams
  • Fluency in English – an additional language will be considered an advantage
  • Computer literacy with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office package
  • Sound knowledge of FX industry and market trends
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated, strong communication skills, and target orientated individual.
  • The ability to travel is a must
COMPANY BENEFITS
  • 21 days of annual leave
  • Medical insurance
  • Discount card
  • Discretionary bonuses
  • Corporate events
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
 
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Elena Tambouri, at the following email address elena@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342 720 for further information.
 
Job Summary
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    16 April 2021
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    Permanent
  • 871
  • peter@grsrecruitment.com