VP Business Development & Partnerships- Fintech

£80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, stock and bens
10 Oct 2018
09 Nov 2018
LJ 5514
Laura Brazil
Finance, Online
Business Type
Service Provider
Contract Type

VP Business Development & Partnerships - Digital Financial Services Start-Up!


£negotiable plus bonus & stock!

Our client is truly shaking up the personal finance space and this has NEVER been done before. Having experienced a phenomenal growth trajectory, this is a vital role, to ensure this growth continues.

Backed by well-known venture capital firms and other eminent angel investors, their team of just over 95 have exceptional experience from leading positions in FinTech and consumer brands worldwide. They have a flat organisational structure and nurture a culture of transparency, honesty, and hard work. Based in brand new state of the art offices in east London, this is not a role to be missed!

This new VP of Partnerships role is critical to ensure this growth continues and requires; impeccable commercial acumen, fearlessness, a front of house demeanour, an ability to work with product teams - so a degree of technical know-how is also necessary in order to discuss API integrations etc


  • Competitive salary & share options
  • Bupa Healthcare & Life Assurance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Bi-weekly massages with Urban Massage
  • Unlimited Holiday
  • Free catered lunches, snacks & team bonding
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers

Role Overview:

You will be responsible for identifying strategic and transformational new business ​opportunities with partners that complement both business and sales (go-to-market) strategy; enhancing strategic business execution and accelerating customer acquisition and revenue growth.

  • Actively and professionally leading and managing the entire deal cycle from initial partner identification & engagement through to legals, delivery and ongoing relationship management
  • Developing a clear contact strategy and development plan to meet the audience growth goals
  • Negotiating best contractual terms whilst also building profitable, long term business relationships
  • Work closely with CMO and COO to align partnerships strategy with product vision

To be considered, you must fit the below:

  • Solid business development experience
  • Exceptional relationship building skills, combined with strong existing​ relationships in the financial sector and aggregators
  • Proven track record of building affiliate partnerships at scale
  • Experience in bid writing, submitting tenders, and completing RFP and RFI documents
  • Commercially astute self starter, coupled with strong negotiation skills
  • Highly numerate, resilient and digitally fluent with a strong track record of delivering successful commercial outcomes

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