Telephone Account Manager

Employer
M&G plc.
Location
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 12, 2022
Closes
Aug 27, 2022
Ref
16346397
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
At M&G our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we're looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey. We're digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers. To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values and behaviours and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationality, disability, or military service and welcome those who have taken career breaks. We will consider flexible working arrangements or home working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.

What you can expect from us:
We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:
  • Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
  • Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
  • Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
  • Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best

How do we support our employees:
All M&G plc employees will be supported in the workplace through our M&G Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). If you need counselling, confidential financial or legal advice. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and offers access to qualified professionals who can provide specialist information, advice and support on many issues. It offers a broad range of services, including help with family issues, maintaining work/life balance and mental health support.

Location: Home Working and Office (Edinburgh)

The Role:

A fantastic opportunity to be part of a dynamic, growing organisation where you will be valued and supported to deliver your full potential. With a wide breadth of propositions to take to the market your reward for success will be reflected with an attractive overall OTE package.

You will be joining Prudential's highly respected and market leading Intermediated Distribution team in Edinburgh to work with advisers in your region. Prudential is part of M&G plc and is continuing its journey to become a dynamic, digital and highly competitive provider. We are already very successful in our chosen markets and have ambitious plans for the future. This is a very exciting time on our transformation journey as we recognise our clients are increasingly looking to align their investments with their environmental and social values. Our ambitions to support our clients on this journey can be evidenced through our recent launch of the UKs first Smoothed Multi Asset ESG Solution in Prufund Planet.

The ideal candidate will be Level 4 diploma qualified and have experience and a successful track record of delivery within distribution in the financial services sector.

What do the team love about the role?

"Since I've joined the business, I have felt very supported via my peers, Team Manager and everyone within the distribution area has been very welcoming. "
"We're really lucky in that we've got a wide range of products and funds meaning no two conversations are the same."
"H aving a strong brand name makes all the difference when calling a new account. I've been here for 6 years and the internal and external relationships you build make the job that much more enjoyable"
" I really like the way we're incentivised and rewarded for doing well."

Key Responsibilities for this role:
  • To deliver your sales revenue target
  • Successful promotion of Pru life and pension wrappers and oeic proposition
  • New business development from adviser sales of Prudential products
  • Funds under management and adviser support retention
  • Client retention
  • Take all reasonable steps to make sure your business area fulfils its external regulatory, legal and industry obligations
  • Use your judgement to strengthen our positive risk and control culture, by identifying, assessing and managing risk within your business area

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Relevant professional qualification or close to completing (CII/PFS Level 4 Qualified or equivalent as a minimum)
  • Experience in the UK intermediary market and of the regulated sales environment
  • Strong presentation skills and good knowledge of Microsoft suite of digital applications
  • Working knowledge of industry best practice, good network/links with external bodies and individuals
  • Working knowledge of life and pensions products, markets and competitors
  • Working knowledge of financial services regulatory and legislatory frameworks

We live by four behaviours at M&G and we ask all our employees to:
  • Inspire Others - Support and encourage each other, creating an environment where everyone can contribute and succeed
  • Embrace Change - Be open to change, willing to be challenged and able to adapt quickly and imaginatively to new ideas
  • Deliver Results - Focus on outcomes, set high standards and deliver with energy and determination
  • Keep it Simple - Cut through complexity and bureaucracy, be clear and decisive and never overcomplicate things

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