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Business Development Director

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My Client, a large global financial services brand is looking for an experienced Business Development Director. This is a fully remote role and a 12 month contract minimum.

This individual will be responsible for developing and executing transformational market strategies which will entail maintaining or increasing coverage levels, developing winning consumer and commercial issuance strategies, securing new business opportunities and optimising existing portfolio performance. The individual will be goaled on driving billings, revenue, PTI, and coverage as well as identifying and driving new products and capabilities to market.

The role will also have scope for people leadership.

Key responsibilities will include

Driving Business Results

Strong Relationship and Stakeholder Management Skills
Strong Negotiation, Communication and Commercial Acumen
Accountability for delivering across all key business metrics including NCA, Attrition, Billings, LIF, Revenue, and PTI
Digital/Capabilities: Drive and execute new partner capabilities and form factorsLeadership/Relationship

Develop strategic relationships with key decision makers and influencers within partner & other key stakeholders
Develop strong relationships with internal colleagues and successfully deliver results in a matrix organisation
Strong customer focus who demonstrates agility, resilience and determination to succeedStrategy

Ability to challenge the status quo and provide innovative thinking to support the evolution of the strategic market roadmap for the next 3-5 years
Ability to synthesise complex information around a changing competitive landscape and regulation into business insights and actionable initiatives for the businessThis role may be subject to additional background verification checks.

Minimum Qualifications

Proven track record in partnership / business development with 10+ years of experience
First class relationship skills to interact at all levels across partner organisations
Exceptional negotiation/deal making capabilities and experience
Strong influencing skills to promote products, services and ideas to the partner
Highly resilient, ability to drive results in challenging business and regulatory environment
Excellent card industry and competitive knowledge across both issuing and acquiring
Uses understanding of cultural differences to influence actions and decisions
Highly analytical and numerical, able to clearly communicate complex issues
Strong planning and organising skills, able to manage and see delivery of complex projects through to an end
Strong business/financial acumen, entrepreneurial spirit, P&L ownership and proven ability to deliver results
Excellent communication skills and ability to create and deliver persuasive and high impact presentations
Able to lead internal and external resources to deliver against key initiatives
Shows determination and resilience and thrives on change
Fluent in Russian and English

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