Specialist Buy-to-Let Business Development Manager

About us

We are a team of ambitious, passionate, and committed people who have come together to make our shared purpose a reality – to help build better futures for the communities that need it most. We recently achieved our full banking licence and are delighted to be growing our team to enable our ambitions. We are determined to grow a bank that we and our team can be proud of. One that makes a difference, is empathetic, fair and creates opportunities for everyone.

Role purpose

GB Bank have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager that specialises in property backed lending, and in particular those with bridging and portfolio Buy-to-Let finance experience, to join our team. 

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for originating new business enquiries, working to targets, within the specialist property financing sector, forming and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships and you will have an existing network of Brokers and Introducers, as well as other key business relationships.

In this role you’ll find yourself…

  • Proactive origination of new specialist property lending enquiries to meet agreed targets and work closely with the Relationship Management Team at all times
  • Raising the profile and awareness of GB Bank in the markets that we operate through effective and targeted networking
  • Delivering fantastic service to your broker and Introducer network and ensuring that GB Bank are at the forefront of their thoughts for their client’s future lending needs
  • The provision of exceptional levels of customer service to attract new customers and evidenced by repeat business and positive feedback
  • Manage and deliver Active Campaigns in line with the Bank’s lending priorities and attend key events and exhibitions as a representative of GB Bank
  • Supporting the Relationship Management team in originating new enquires 
  • Responsibility for building and maintaining new relationships with key professionals including key brokers and maintain regular contact with solicitors and valuers where required.

A bit about you – You are/have most of the following:

  • A proven property Business Development Manager with a similar organisation, and be consistently meeting your targets with a desire to exceed expectations 
  • Familiar with BTL lending, particularly larger ticket loans which may include the provision of large portfolio loans and loans secured on student accommodation, including complex loan structures.
  • Strong business development skills with broad market knowledge and presence and with excellent communication skills;
  • An existing network of Brokers and Introducers who can support you and enable your own success at GB Bank
  • Be able to operate with the Banks lending guidelines in mind, and have a good knowledge of the end to end lending process, with a particular focus on Buy to Let and Bridging finance
  • Knowledge of risk management, core lending and financial analysis skills;
  • Excited to hit the ground running and to make an instant positive impact on the Bank and the communities that we operate in

What we can offer you:

💰 8% company pension contribution and 3% individual contribution (which you can opt to increase)

🚀 The opportunity to participate in our future success via share options (CSOPs)

🌴 30 days holiday every year – which includes your birthday off 🎂 + bank holidays on top

🏖 Work from Anywhere – for four weeks of the year you can work from anywhere worldwide

🏡 Flexible working – you ‘own the way you work’ and we are proud to have been recognised as being one of the top 100 most flexible companies to work for in the world. 

🏥 Top tier private medical cover with WPA – includes no excess + you can add family through salary sacrifice

🔒 Death in service at 4 x base salary with Aviva

🧠 Mental health support – through a helpline and counselling sessions

👶 Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave

🎉 Various surprise and delight moments throughout the year to help build team connection

What else do I need to know?

Location: You will predominately work from home but will be required to travel to our offices when your role requires this.

Salary: £55,000 – £70,000 per annum

Hours: 35 hrs per week

How to Apply:

Please submit both your CV and cover letter to careers@thegbb.co.uk, linking your experience to our requirements in order to have your application considered. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of their age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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