Your role and the team

As an Insurance Distribution Manager, you will promote the insurance business development and ensure the consecution of the agreed business plans, for Auto and Direct channels.

Your duties and responsibilities in short

  • Insurance Business Development:
    • Development of the insurance business (new sales channels, new products etc.)
    • Optimization of insurance sales of the current channels like sales through car dealers, retailers, offline and online
    • Optimization of distribution models and sales processes, including optimization of dealer remuneration schemes and dealer animation.
    • Optimization of the product range in all channels.
    • Monitoring of the business results and main KPIs for all channels, and identification of possible gaps and opportunities, to ensure the consecution of the agreed business plans.
  • Regulatory compliance:
    • Ensure transparent sales and customer awareness in all sales channels.
    • Ensure regulatory compliance.

What will you do? You will…

  • Ensure insurance results are in line with insurance budget and P&L.
  • Constantly optimize existing insurance business by improving sales results, processes, and products.
  • Effectively contribute to insurance development aligned with company's strategic directions.
  • Collaborate closely with operational departments for efficient processes maximizing insurance sales.
  • Align insurance activities with HQ insurance team and ensure reporting meets HQ requirements.
  • Support projects and onboard new partners like automotive brands and retailers for optimized insurance sales.
  • Responsible for budget planning of insurance income and alignment with relevant finance departments.
  • Identify new opportunities in insurance.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and procedures set by the local insurance regulator.

You are

A seasoned professional in the consumer finance industry with over 5 years of experience, specializing in the distribution of consumer finance and related insurance products through various sales channels. With your HBO degree and a wealth of skills and knowledge, including expertise in commercial steering, sales optimization, and interpersonal communication, you are a valuable asset in any sales network function. Your ability to develop strategies from scratch, influence others effectively, and make data-driven decisions sets you apart in the field. Fluent in both Dutch and English, and willing to travel occasionally, you are well-equipped to navigate the dynamic world of consumer finance with confidence and success.

We offer

  • A personalized onboarding program, so you can get to know Santander and our way of working inside out.
  • A laptop and other work-related tools.
  • In addition to a market-based salary, you can expect a 13th-month salary, an annual performance bonus of up to 10% of your annual salary, and 27 vacation days.
  • You decide how you commute to the office! Santander offers various mobility schemes for you to choose from. For example, if you use public transport, we will cover the entire trip with an NS Business Card.
  • We encourage development and growth and offer various training opportunities.
  • A remote work allowance (€3.13) for the days you work from home.

We are

Santander Consumer Finance SA, Netherlands Branch is one of the largest financial institutions in the world and part of the Santander Group. We have been active in the consumer finance market since 1985. Our headquarters is located in Utrecht, and we have a branch office in Merelbeke (near Ghent) in Belgium. Our Benelux team consists of approximately 350 colleagues. Together, we are part of the Santander Group, a global player. For more information about our activities, please visit

What makes Santander different and unique?

We work with a variety of nationalities both internally and externally. Initiative is valued, as is humor. We encourage creativity and brainstorm new ideas together. We have an open company culture with an informal working atmosphere, and we regularly organize parties and other activities.

Are you interested?

Join the team! You will become part of a close-knit, enthusiastic, and dynamic team that supports each other. Our enthusiastic Commercial team is eager to welcome you!

Want to apply?

This is your chance to showcase your talent in a dynamic, international organization. Are you enthusiastic and the perfect candidate for this position? Then send your application to

* Screening is part of the application process. We check, based on the screening procedures in place within Santander, whether new employees are sufficiently reliable to perform work at Santander.

* We have a strong risk culture and expect all our professionals, regardless of their position, to have a proactive and responsible attitude towards risk management.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not desired.