Business Development Director 

Salary

Competitive

Location

Jersey

Suntera Global is a leading international provider of corporate, trust, tax, accounting and fund administration services. Respected and trusted as a professional partner by a broad range of corporate, private, and institutional clients worldwide, we are continually looking for opportunities to evolve our business while providing clients with the best possible services. Due to our continued growth in our funds department, we are looking for a knowledgeable and experienced individual to help us grow even further.

As Business Development Director, you will be responsible for positioning, developing and growing our Alternative Investment fund administration business in terms of volume, quality, revenue and profitability. This will include identifying and pitching for business within the alternative investment fund space, with the target client base including private equity funds, real estate, debt, venture capital, and infrastructure funds.

You will also have the opportunity to:

  • Win new client relationships for the business and enhance our company’s footprint in Jersey, Isle of Man, Cayman and across the wider business;
  • Develop a strong pipeline of profitable opportunities that align to our target client market sets, including private equity and real estate;
  • Create strong relationships with business heads, managing directors, peers and colleagues to ensure effective visibility and increased workability to deliver the jurisdiction and BD business plan;
  • Foster a culture of growth to ensure new business grows in line with expectations, including engaging with divisional counterparties to identify and follow up on cross-selling opportunities;
  • Assess market developments and competitive positioning in terms of products and services; and
  • Planning and overseeing new business initiatives in conjunction with the Group’s Global Head of Funds.

You will be an experienced individual with a strong knowledge of the alternative investment fund sector, specifically private equity, venture capital, real estate, debt, and infrastructure funds. The following attributes would also be advantageous:

  • A minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in fund administration;
  • A solid track record of business development in fund administration as well as a strong network in the alternative investment fund space;
  • A relevant professional table 4 qualification recognised by the JFSC, such as STEP/ICSA Diploma, ACCA or Law/Accountancy degree;
  • Established relationships across fund managers and a high market profile in the AIF community including law firms, accountants, advisers etc.;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues at all levels;
  • A solution-drive attitude to problems;
  • Prepared to travel to secure new relationships and opportunities; and
  • The ability to work using your own initiative and make decisions within corporate policies.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team and develop new ways of working, where you will have the opportunity to input into the evolution of our business processes on an ongoing basis. In addition to a competitive salary, you will be rewarded with a performance-driven bonus, a comprehensive flexible benefits package, and the training and career opportunities that come as standard with a dynamic and rapidly growing group of companies.           

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Our Jersey Office

Our offices are located on Castle Street in the heart of St Helier, close to a variety of shops and local amenities. We are also well known for our charitable contributions and annual parties, so it's not just the work you can get excited about.  

Key People

Meet the team members, line managers and hiring managers you may interact with during the hiring process and on the job.

Paul Mundy

Global Head of Funds

Lewis Buckley

Group Director and Managing Director of Jersey Office

Claire Machin

Group Director and Head of Trusts and Private Wealth, Jersey