Client Development Manager (Banks) – Premier Global Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT7957
  • Legal
  • Bus Dev/CRM
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • London
  • £Excellent

  • Colette Norfolk
  • +44 (0)20 3174 1875

An exciting new London based opportunity has arisen for an energetic Client Development Manager to join a leading global law firm to manage a portfolio of clients within the firm's Bank segment of clients and to assist with the management of bank clients within the firm's wider client focus programme. Assisting in the development and sharing of best practice, you will work in partnership with CRM colleagues and will take responsibility for managing a portfolio of bank global strategic clients including some of the firm's largest and strategic high growth clients. Running day-to-day aspects of client relationship activity globally you will ensure a high level of proactivity in client-facing interaction. Researching and analysing clients' businesses and key market sectors to identify new revenue-generating opportunities, the successful applicant will need to closely monitor relationship mapping and ensure regular dialogue with key relationship contacts and the development of new relationships across each client's business. The role holder will develop, implement and track progress of annual global client plans, ensuring client plan objectives and actions are followed up in a timely manner. Client feedback activities will be a key area of focus, including regular relationship, pitch, matter and secondment feedback reviews. The Client Development Manager will also work alongside both the pricing team to manage panel and pricing agreements and the central pitch team to manage global panel pitches and major cross-practice opportunities for clients within portfolio. The chosen candidate will have solid client relationship management experience or experience of client relationship programmes gained whilst working in a law firm or professional services environment, to include experience of strategic account planning, managing complex client relationships and leading panel RFPs. The firm are looking for someone who has a track record of being pro-active and delivering high quality work and the ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines within a fast-paced team environment. The Client Development Manager will also be an exceptional team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills and a real awareness of legal and financial market developments. Previous Finance or Capital Markets experience would be highly advantageous but is not essential. Leighton Taylor promotes diversity, equality and fair treatment in all aspects of our work. It is our policy that as a provider of marketing and business development recruitment services, we will work to address existing inequalities, eliminate discrimination and promote equal opportunities and diversity. We translate this into all aspects of our everyday work and will aim to prevent discrimination or other unfair treatment against any of our staff or any users of our services regardless of gender, age, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origins, disability, sexual orientation or political and religious beliefs. Follow us on Twitter for the widest range of roles across the entire professional services sector –


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