Manager - Partnerships & Direct Sales

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2 months ago
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Expired on: Jun 12 2024

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A leading, fast growing organization in life insurance based in Colombo is seeking a Manager - Partnerships & Direct Sales.

The Job Role:


The person will be responsible to identify and negotiate with corporate partners, who maintain customer databases, and implementing go-to-market strategies to grow the Alternate Channel business.


Principle Accountabilities:


  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with potential and existing corporate partners, fostering a strong partnership.
  • Negotiate favorable terms and conditions for partnership agreements, ensuring that they are align with the company's strategic objectives.
  • Create and maintain a robust pipeline of leads, ensuring a consistent flow of potential customers.
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, ensuring that all parties are aligned with partnership goals and objectives.
  • Work closely with the Alternate Channel sub-head to set ambitious yet achievable revenue targets, and execute strategies that deliver against them.
  • Oversee proper functioning of Partnerships and Direct Sales channel and responsible for both channel revenue generation.
  • Analyze reports on partnership performance, lead generation, conversion rates, and other relevant metrics, ensuring visibility and transparency across the organization.
  • Ensure that all partnership agreements are compliant with relevant regulatory requirements, to minimize legal risks.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, such as regulators, industry associations, and partner organizations
  • Monitor and analyze the performance of existing partnerships, identify opportunities for improvement and optimization
  • Ensure maintenance of accurate and up-to-date record of all partnership agreements, sales activities, and key performance indicators
  • Provide leadership to the team to drive innovation, collaboration, and data-driven decision making
  • Guide and monitor performance to ensure productive and professional delivery.


Qualifications and Experience


  • A Bachelor’s Degree from recognized university / institute, MBA or equivalent qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Full/Part qualification in recognized professional institute will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 03- 04 years as Assistant Manager, with 10+ years of overall experience.
  • Familiarity with partnership- based organizations and direct sales process.
  • Excellent knowledge in corporate insurance products and also about insurance industry.
  • Strong analytical skills, decision making, networking and sales acumen with good communication skills.
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