Business Development Manager
We are looking for smart, ambitious, articulate candidates who understand the broader remit of business development for our clients, prospects and ourselves. We want to hear from creative people who are comfortable combining ideas from technology and commerce to illustrate how our products and services can change the trajectory of our clients’ businesses for the better.
We are looking for an exceptional Pre-Sales Consultant who can take client requirements and vision and bring them to life, illustrating how our products and services meet and exceed expectations.
Why work with Flexys?
What we do
We work at the forefront of debt management technology providing systems that make it easier for the customer and the creditor to communicate and resolve debt in a collaborative way. It’s a sensitive and important area to work in, where the combination of creative thinking and modern technology can make a big difference to people’s lives.
Our cloud-native Control+ platform is leading the field and transforming the way organisations engage with their customers, and improving their employee experience. Our clients include banks, financial services, utility companies and motor finance providers.
Who we are
Flexys offers an alternative to the old legacy ways of doing things, and that extends to our team culture and management style. You will be part of a supportive and open company where ideas are welcomed, and every team member has a voice and can flourish.
You will be someone who cares about quality and is comfortable with trying new ways of doing things. You won’t be afraid to challenge or be challenged within a supportive and collaborative environment. Your colleagues will offer you support and be supported by you.
What you can expect
As well as offering a competitive salary, Flexys is a great place to work. We aim for a healthy work-life balance where employees are treated as human beings. Our team works set core hours with a flexible start or finish time (within agreed limits). This makes it easier to manage family commitments and to fit external appointments and other responsibilities into the daily schedule.
We are a remote working company with offices at the Future Space Innovation Hub in Bristol. Easily accessible by public transport, car or bicycle, there are several different on-site cafés and shops, a variety of breakout options and shower and changing facilities for cyclists and runners.
You will have the choice of booking a desk and working in the office with colleagues whenever you wish. While working from home, we will make sure you are supported with everything you need.
Communication is important to us and we ensure everyone is included and knows what is happening around the business. We communicate on Slack and hold regular online ‘coffee and catch ups’. Our teams meet up in person regularly and we hold an all-hands Company Day every six months. Every year, we get out and support a charity together.
To attract and retain the best talent, we offer a range of class-leading benefits including
30 days holiday per year
Private medical insurance
Group life insurance
Contributory pension scheme
Discounted onsite state-of-the-art gym membership
Annual professional development/training contribution
Work with us
We are looking for people with ability and potential who are reliable, honest and empathetic. You are welcome to apply and will be considered on merit, no matter what your ethnicity, gender identity, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, age, family or civil status, disability, religion or socio-economic background.
We positively encourage applications from creative people who think outside the box and we believe diversity makes both our products and our working lives better.
Our ethos is to provide a stimulating, safe and rewarding work environment where every one of our team is free to contribute ideas and value to the company, express themselves and grow in experience and knowledge.
"I am a firm believer that teams achieve the greatest success when working collectively towards the same goal. Flexys embodies this value and it is a pleasure to lead such a fantastic team of talented individuals."
"Having a genuine interest in all things collections, I couldn't be more excited to be joining the experienced team here at Flexys, they have a sole focus on collections and continue to redefine the industry, it's something I simply had to be a part of!
The next few years will be incredibly exciting, we are vastly improving what is already a best-in-class collections platform and I am super proud to be involved."
“My ethos is and always has been to put the client heart of all I do. It’s obvious this is key to the Flexys approach to their clients and service and it’s this that attracted me to want to join #TeamFlexys."
"There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most important thing."
“I am thrilled to be taking on the role of COO at Flexys. We have an extremely talented team in place and I very much look forward to working with the Board and the Delivery and Support teams, in particular, to further hone our world-class services to exceed client experience and to underpin our ambitious plans to grow the business.”
"In my first few months here, I have been amazed by the skills and qualities my colleagues bring to this company. I've joined at a really exciting time and I look forward to being involved in helping it grow over the coming years."
"I have worked in various countries with clients and industry colleagues to solve some complex problems around analytics, data management, credit risk decisioning and technology enablement. It always comes down to one thing, it is people that make the real difference. The people at Flexys are passionate about what they do. I believe that empowering our team to always do the right thing, and continuously learn and evolve, will continue to drive the right outcomes for our clients and broader community stakeholders. Flexys provides the industry with a cutting edge solution that helps utility and credit providers to better support their customers in hardship and in doing so, we contribute our part to being socially responsible, and building resilience around vulnerable consumers."
"From pre-sales to delivery, my ethos is to provide business and functional solution consultancy for major clients requiring complex design, promoting best practice, always keen on challenging the as-is scenario in order to propose improved outcomes and high-quality solutions."
"I believe software engineers have a responsibility to create systems that add value to people's lives by helping them solve problems. This aligns with the Flexys product which motivates me to produce my best work."
'Flexys has been incredibly welcoming and accommodating. I look forward to seeing what I can achieve as part of this team.'
“I thrive on the culture and positive vibe at Flexys. We have great people building the most innovative solutions which will deliver a significant return on investment to our clients. I’m here to present all the great talent, solutions and technology which makes up Flexys to the outside world.”
"I am very pleased to be joining Flexys at a key moment in its growth and development. I'm passionate about using my experience to support an interesting company with an excellent product offering and huge potential, and I am looking forward to working with the team through this next phase of growth and beyond."
"Knowledge sharing is key to delivering great solutions for clients. I believe in working closely with clients to not only understand their requirements but also to empower them to grow their solutions in the future."
"Over the years, continuous learning is my self-motivated persistence in acquiring knowledge and competencies in order to expand my skill set. Willingness to learn is a key behaviour that helps me to get on in life, whether personally or professionally."
"I am extremely proud to be a part of the team at Flexys where there is a shared excitement about our product and everything we can do to support clients who want more from their collections systems. I pride myself on maintaining excellent customer relationships throughout the life of a delivery, and beyond."
“Flexys really feels like the kind of place I can make an impact without having to sacrifice the beauty and elegance of the kinds of software I want to write.”
"Focus on solutions rather than presenting problems."
"I really enjoy riding motorcycles. It's an exhilarating combination of acceleration, speed, controlled risk, freedom and the satisfaction of doing something to the best of your ability. I get the same kind of feeling working at Flexys."
"I love learning and seeking better solutions to problems I encounter in my projects. Flexys gives me the opportunity to do both."
“I believe in empowering teams to be their best by coaching, mentoring and leading them from the side and not the front - that way they can see where they’re going and can make their own decisions.”
"AI has the potential to revolutionise business processes which is exciting. Harnessing that potential by using it in the right way is the challenge."
"I have worked with Jon and Brian previously as part of my senior management team at Talgentra. When they decided to start Flexys in 2016 the proposition was so strong, I decided to join the board as Chairman. We're building the right products with the right technology at the right time and I'm delighted to be able to share my knowledge, experience and connections to maximise the growth potential for the business."
"I'm really excited and intrigued to help Flexys on their journey and humbled to be on board with them for it. It's my mission to create a frictionless, but practical IT security environment where it's viewed as a business enabler, not a blocker."
"The idea for Flexys took root after building solutions using products and services available in the market. It made me realise how much opportunity there was to better the status quo, not just by building modern technology into products but by delivering solutions that apply an operational understanding of collections and backing them up with excellent service."
"I enjoy building strong relationships with clients and understanding their collections needs, which is fundamental to most effectively implementing our innovative, state-of-the-art technologies to offer maximum value, often within very short timescales."
At Flexys, I work with a great bunch of people and state-of-the-art technology. We are able to turn around changes and concepts in very short timescales, which is ideal for clients who require rapid changes. Having previously worked in a delivery role at Flexys, I am able to use this experience to assist clients with technical knowledge and delivery outlook.
"I'm proud to be part of the team at Flexys working alongside the sales and development team to help shape the future of our solutions and make a real difference within the collections market."
“Flexys is the kind of place where everyone’s voice is heard. This is one of the most important requisites to build great software.”
"I am invested in making sure that user needs are kept central and properly weighted against technical challenges and constraints"
"Flexys has a clear development path, excellent leadership, a dedicated team and there’s always an opportunity to learn something new."
"I care about building high-quality, usable and effective software which can make a difference to someone struggling with debt."
"Tools are one of the most effective means of influencing the greatest number of people. The intriguing part is how to ensure they are used in the correct way."
"I enjoy working for Flexys because it gives me the opportunity to shape the technical design of new products and coach software developers."
"We should look at the development of A.I. as a way to help us as opposed to replacing us"
"I believe in continuous improvement as a lifestyle, intending that those improvements help this world to be a better place to live in"
"Building strong relationships with clients and understanding their objectives is critical to the success of a delivery project. My goal is to meet or exceed those expectations and help our clients maximise value from their collections system."
"I love working at Flexys because I get to help create advanced software using cutting edge tools and processes. I believe the software we create will help change how the finance industry serves consumers in debt."
"I believe software is just a tool for solving someone's problem. I enjoy working at Flexys as it gives me the possibility to take part in different stages of software craftmanship and allows me to have an impact on a product as well as an organisation."
"At Flexys, we have a transparent and authentic approach to everything we do. It's my job to make sure our marketing reflects that philosophy."
"All through my career I have worked closely with clients from various sectors in ensuring their needs are met. At Flexys I look forward to doing the same."
"I'm genuinely pleased to be implementing user interfaces that help to make life better and enable creditors to treat customers fairly."