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Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

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Are you seeking your next opportunity in Estate Agency?

We are currently looking for a Business Development Manager to manage a team of up to 10 Personal Move Assistants in our Colchester Head Office.

The role offers a basic salary between £25,000 and £27,000 per annum, depending on sales management experience plus a 10% override on your team’s commission (uncapped).

About Us

Spicerhaart is one of the leading estate agency groups in the UK. Our independent residential sales and lettings network, which is the biggest in the UK, is made up of our seven established estate agencies in England – haart, Chewton Rose, Felicity J Lord, Haybrook, Howards, butters john bee and Darlows.

We also provide conveyancing and legal services, and offer financial services through our Just Mortgages* division.

*Just Mortgages is a trading name of Just Mortgages Direct Ltd, an appointed representative of Openwork Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Business Development Manager is responsible for delivery of team KPI targets, by securing new listing opportunities through proactive customer contact.

They are responsible for TNT’s & elevating their colleague’s performances.

Driving the sales process; attracting, winning and retaining business whilst representing and promoting the company’s brand values and core beliefs as well as demonstrating our core competencies and behaviours. Also ensuring the timely completion of all administration duties from their regional branch requests.

Operating policies, processes and systems in line with company standards.

Engaging and building relationships with branch managers and regionals across all divisions and businesses.

Managing colleagues and their performance through regular 1:1’s, and performance reviews. Conduct any return to works as and when needed.

Responsible for delivering administration to branch network and support to regionals.

Being a role model employee and responsible for delivering new starter inductions.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Works well with others to create a team spirit and an enjoyable working environment
  • Delivers outstanding customer service by exceeding customer expectations
  • Focuses on results to deliver business success
  • Demonstrates commercial awareness
  • Follows company standards and procedures including Val Standards and CAP safe
  • Embraces responsibility and accountability
  • Demonstrates professionalism, honesty and integrity
  • Demonstrates effective decision making and problem solving skills
  • Takes initiative and is able to innovate
  • Demonstrates a thirst for development
  • Demonstrates an ability to communicate effectively with & create trusting relationships with customers, suppliers, communities and each other
  • Demonstrates role model behaviours, is under company attendance and time keeping triggers.

The Rewards

  • A basic salary between £25,000-£27,000 per annum depending on sales management experience
  • Plus 10% override of your teams commission which is also uncapped
  • You will be part of the company Elevate scheme
  • Dedicated training from day 1 with ongoing coaching and development to help you build your career at Spicerhaart

Location and working hours

This role is based at our head office; Spicerhaart, Colwyn House, Sheepen Place, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3LD.

The working hours are on a rota shift pattern covering both early and late shifts; Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm and Monday to Friday 11am to 8pm. 1 in 3 Weekends, with a day off in lieu the following week.

Finer Details

We are currently conducting our selection process using video software. To be eligible to proceed in our recruitment process, you will need:

  1. Legal entitlement to live and work in the UK (in accordance with the Immigration Asylum and Nationality Act 2006)
  2. We’ll need evidence of your right to work in the UK, in the form of:
  • Passport/Birth Certificate

We will also need

  • Proof of Address
  • National Insurance

Equal Opportunities: At Spicerhaart, variety makes our Company DNA come to life. We love people, and what’s more, we love the differences that make each person who they are, we support you and encourage those differences, to make you the best person you can be. Spicerhaart are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we welcome all talented individuals to apply for a career with us. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let our Talent Team know and we will be happy to assist to the best of our ability – regardless of how small or large your requirement may be.

To All Recruitment Agencies: Spicerhaart does not accept speculative agency CVs. Please do not forward CVs to the Talent Team, Spicerhaart employees or any other company location. Spicerhaart is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs received from external recruitment sources through our Preferred Suppliers List or otherwise.

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Job Overview
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Offered Salary
GBP25,000 - 30,000 Per YEAR
Job Location
Colchester, Essex, GB
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