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Business Development Advisor (Kingston Metropolitan Area)

  • Manchester / St. James
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 19/05/2017
  • Manager - Recruiting & Selection
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Sagicor Investments Jamaica Limited is seeking suitable candidates for the position of a Business Development Advisor for our Kingston Metropolitan Region. Interested candidates should apply via the career portal on our website, www.sagicorjamaica.com, by May 30.


Sagicor Investments Jamaica is looking for the ideal candidates to join our team in the capacity of:


Business Development Advisor (Kingston Metropolitan Area)


The selected candidate, who will be stationed at our Dominica Drive branch, will be responsible for growing the client base of the Region by strategically identifying target markets and industry groups and actively promoting the products and services of the company to these groups in order to meet the defined goals and support the strategic direction of the company



Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Meet goals and targets for market share & growth
  • Advise potential investors of the company’s products and services, negotiate investment terms and initiate relevant documentation for opening accounts in accordance with the company’s guidelines
  • Target new corporate & retail clients by cold calling, networking or through an introductory basis established by the Marketing Department or any other means
  • Work closely with the teams in the branches and across business lines, to develop and implement appropriate strategies for growth by selecting, segmenting and targeting markets, and promoting products and services to those markets
  • Conduct presentations to prospective client groups, and prepare for and attend exhibits, conferences, meetings and other local & regional promotional opportunities
  • Conduct periodic reviews with clients
  • Conduct surveys of competitors and determine appropriate competitive strategies
  • Ensure Client Service is delivered at the highest standards



 Academic Qualifications/Specialized Skills/Competencies:


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized tertiary level institution
  • At least three (3) years of experience in the financial services industry
  • Jamaican Securities Certificate
  • Strong selling & negotiating skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Sound understanding of financial sector instrument and the regulatory environment
  • Excellent public speaking and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to understand and deal with clients’ individual needs and requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • High level of professionalism and ethical standards
  • High level of enthusiasm
  • A valid Driver's License and access to a reliable motor vehicle would be an asset


Qualified applicants are invited to submit their applications via the online career portal on our website, at www.sagicorjamaica.com, by Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Only applications submitted via the career portal will be reviewed and considered.

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