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Head of Sales (Affordable Homes)

  1. London
  2. Full-time
  3. Affordable Homes

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Company Description

The UK is facing a housing crisis, and not everyone has the means to enjoy the security and stability of owning their own home. Our aim at Legal & General Affordable Homes is to transform the affordable housing sector. With a fast-growing pipeline of homes, we’re committed to investing in housing for all ages, social groups and tenures. We’re collaborating with developers, housing associations and public sector bodies across the country to drive investment into the UK’s affordable housing and social housing sector.

Focusing primarily on the affordable rent, shared ownership and rent-to-buy markets, we’re striving to be the UK’s leading private affordable housing provider, known for excellent service and quality homes. We want to have a positive economic and social impact on the regions and communities in which we work.

Legal & General Affordable Homes is a subsidiary of Legal & General Capital, which focuses on growth opportunities and scale ups, and invests its long-term capital in sectors in need of investment and innovation.


Job Description

Contract Type - Full time. Permanent

Compensation - Competitive base + car allowance + bonus

 

Your role at a glance

Elevate your career with Legal & General's dynamic subsidiary, L&G Affordable Homes! We're looking for a visionary leader like you who excels in property sales and team management. As our Head of Sales, you will lead a talented team, crafting cutting-edge sales strategies to exceed revenue goals and drive substantial growth. This nationwide role offers autonomy, the opportunity to shape company practices, and a platform to amplify your skills. Join us on this thrilling journey to shape the future of UK housing and be part of an exceptional, supportive, and thriving team environment.

What you'll be doing

  • Formulate and execute a sales strategy for shared ownership properties, utilising market research and competitive analysis.
  • Lead and develop a sales team, fostering excellence, collaboration, and professional growth while building strong internal and external partnerships.
  • Train external agencies on product and sales processes, and devise customer engagement strategies to enhance satisfaction.
  • Utilise KPIs and sales data analysis to guide strategy adjustments and improve team performance.
  • Oversee budget management, marketing activities, and ensure compliance with legal and regulatory standards.
  • Promote adherence to the company's risk parameters, Equality and Diversity policy, and Health and Safety regulations.

 


Qualifications

What we’re looking for

  • You excel at tackling complex issues with flexibility, breaking them down to solve problems and develop innovative solutions.
  • Your drive for achievement pushes you to set and reach high standards, always seeking improvement.
  • A Customer first approach, ensuring customers are a priority .
  • With a strategic mindset, you plan for the long term and take charge of implementation.
  • Teamwork is key for you as you build strong relationships and align with colleagues on common goals.
  • Your communication skills are sharp, enabling effective information sharing and influence across distances, and you pay close attention to detail in your written reports and presentations.

Experience we value:

  • Skilled strategic thinker adept at planning and executing innovative sales strategies, with a focus on Shared Ownership properties.
  • Proven track record of success in property sales and deep understanding of the real estate market, regulations, and customer demographics.
  • Experience in managing multiple sales sites to meet targets and leading teams to deliver exceptional customer service.

Join us today and take your career to new heights!


Additional Information

What you'll get from us

When you commit to Legal & General, we’ll commit to you too. That means we’ll recognise and reward your hard work, your performance and your contribution.

If you join us, you’ll get access to some great benefits, including family private medical insurance, 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays), a generous pension scheme and life assurance. You'll receive a car allowance of 10% of your annual salary, and you can participate in our electric car scheme, which offers employees the option to hire a brand new electric car through tax efficient salary sacrifice. We’re also proud to offer competitive family leave. 

You’ll have the opportunity to participate in our annual, performance-related bonus plan. And then there are the many discounts we offer that you can take advantage of – both for our own products and at a range of high street stores and online offerings. 

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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