• Business Development Manager

    Job Locations UK-Sutton Coldfield
    Posted Date 6 months ago(6 months ago)
    Risk & Compliance
    # of Openings
  • Company Outline





    International Compliance Training (ICT) is the primary and longest established training partner of the International Compliance Association. We deliver training worldwide leading to the award of ICA's professional qualifications in governance, risk and compliance, anti money laundering and financial crime prevention. We also provide bespoke training solutions to firms.


    Established in 2001, we are passionate about learning and development and tens of thousands of individuals and firms all over the world have realised their training ambitions through us.


    These are exciting times to join ICT as we are in a period of change and growth.

    Main Purpose of Role

    The main purpose of this role is to identify sales leads and sell the ICA and ICT learning services packages (qualifications and training) to be delivered on an in-company basis for specific markets.

    The Business Development Manager is required to develop client relationships and increase the revenue and profitability of ICT’s in-house sales.

    The role requires identification of and following up of new business opportunities, and setting up meetings, planning and preparing proposals and presentations, communicating ICA qualifications and ICT Training to clients, writing reports and providing management with feedback.

    • Achieve budgeted sales and profit margins that contribute towards ICT’s growth; track progress against targets and propose remedial actions if targets are not being met
    • Generate a robust pipeline of new client business opportunities by targeting prospective new clients; work with marketing to develop marketing strategies that support this approach
    • Ensure efficient and effective operating standards for sales administration, planning and reporting systems, managing the sales process from prospecting to negotiation.
    • Provide professionally presented proposals, presentations and other documentation that meet client requirements
    • Develop accounts from transactional to partnership through developing client relationships, using a range of key account management tactics and strategies and utilizing third party and stakeholder organisations where relevant
    • Submit weekly work in progress reports and ensure data is accurate for real time reporting.
    • Work with the inhouse team and other divisions to support and develop our large strategic accounts, including tender responses
    • Work with the Commercial Director and finance team to construct winning bids which meet the needs of the client.
    • Ensure company pro-forma process is accurately completed for all proposals and new business gains.
    • Support contract compliance through the negotiation of company contractual and payment terms, ensuring all aspects are understood and accepted.

    This person in this role should be engaging and have a proven track record in sales to C-Level client base – global 500 companies.

    They should also preferably have knowledge of the financial services sector.

    Skills and Experience Required


    Should be educated to graduate level.  They should be self-motivated and be able to work on own initiative and without supervision.  The person in this role should be able to maintain a good working relationship with people at all levels. 

    The ideal candidate will possess drive for results, motivation and acute attention to detail.  They will be capable of working independently, able to use own initiative and cope with competing demands.

    We are looking for a team player who is a strong networker both internally and externally and who has a positive attitude towards dealing with colleagues and clients.

    • Excellent communication and accurate, professional written skills
    • Key account management expertise
    • Customer business planning / key account planning
    • Principles of negotiating
    • Creating and delivering customer focussed solutions and impactful proposals
    • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft skills (excel, powerpoint, word)
    • Experience of using a CRM system
    • Knowledge of the B2B sales process
    • Strong numerical skills



    We are focused on ensuring that Wilmington remains a great place to work. We value our people and we continue to invest in their career development. We encourage learning, and career opportunities are possible across all Wilmington companies

    “We are committed to equality, equality of opportunity and valuing diversity”




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