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Workplace Savings Business Development Consultant

Lloyds Banking Group
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Closing date
31 May 2024

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End Date
Thursday 06 June 2024

Salary Range
£0 - £0

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Flexible Working Options
Hybrid Working, Job Share

Job Description Summary

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Workplace Savings Business Development Consultant

SALARY: From £45,900

LOCATIONS: Edinburgh. Alternative locations: London / Bristol

HOURS: Full-time

WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least two days per week, or 40% of our time, at one of our office sites.

About This Opportunity

Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives? Do you enjoy winning as part of a team?

Scottish Widows is a 200-year-old insurance firm that’s been revitalised and is now delivering at the pace of a Fintech. Powered by Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) we have unique advantage to help support customers and help Britain prosper.

In the Workplace Savings Platform we have huge scale, we help more than 4.4m people secure life beyond work. But the Defined Contribution pensions market is growing fast, and we need your skill, energy, and enthusiasm to help us become #1.

As a Business Development Consultant, you’ll join our Business Development team, where, working with a panel of employee benefit consultants (EBC’s) and the largest corporate financial advisers (CFA’s), you’ll meet potential new employer clients and be tasked with winning their pension scheme. To do this you'll demonstrate our tech, our passion to help and the unique power of LBG.

Key Accountabilities
  • You'll own and proactively manage a panel of Key EBC and CFA Accounts. You’ll build advocacy with key influencers allowing you to identify and secure new business and exceed both your own and the Business Development teams targets.
  • Your inquisitive nature will allow you to formulate and implement effective business plans.
  • You’ll maintain in-depth understanding of all aspects of our fast-growing propositions and ensure regular updates are cascaded to your panel.
  • You’ll be a key member of our team, so you’ll build effective working relationships with your colleagues in Business Development and key partners across the Workplace Platform and wider Group.

About Us

We’re on an exciting journey and there couldn’t be a better time to join us. The investments we’re making in our people, data, and technology are leading to innovative projects, fresh possibilities, and countless new ways for our people to work, learn, and thrive.

What You'll Need
  • Exceptional relationship management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills - you're an engaging, credible, and inspiring communicator with proven influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Strong organisational skills to manage business pipeline and ‘follow up’ aspects of the role, ensure processes are maintained to ensure accuracy of reporting.
  • Develop original, timely and creative solutions to sophisticated problems. Always open to new ideas and ways of working

Desirable Skills and Experience
  • Previous experience working in an EBC, CFA or Workplace Pensions Provider.
  • Excellent understanding of the workplace pensions market.

About Working For Us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms. We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity, or culture. We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative. And it’s why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups. We’re disability confident. So, if you’d like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:
  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%
  • An annual performance-related bonus
  • Share schemes including free shares
  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping
  • 28 days’ holiday, with bank holidays on top
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

This is a once in a career opportunity to help shape your future as well as ours. Join us and grow with purpose! 🚀

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We keep your data safe. So, we'll only ever ask you to provide confidential or sensitive information once you have formally been invited along to an interview or accepted a verbal offer to join us which is when we run our background checks. We'll always explain what we need and why, with any request coming from a trusted Lloyds Banking Group person.

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.


We’re creating an organisation that attracts, retains and develops the best talent in the industry, and one that openly embraces diversity too. But more than that – we want to be a great place to work. We invest in our people, offering the best training and coaching, and by encouraging them to contribute to our leading corporate and social responsibility practices. We offer flexible working hours and days, under our Work Options scheme. This means that you can have a challenging and rewarding career, and still have an ideal work/life balance.

Flexible working is at the heart of our strategy. We’re re-imagining where, when, and how our people work, with new approaches designed to meet the ever-changing needs of customers and colleagues. These include increasing our use of remote-working tools and technology, as well as placing less reliance on a 9-to-5 mindset. For many of our office-based colleagues, we work in hybrid ways which involves spending at least two days per week or 40% of their time at one of our office sites.

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