Global Head of BD (Advanced Delivery & Solutions) – Premier Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT7401
  • Legal
  • Bus Dev/CRM
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • London
  • £Excellent

  • Giles Taylor
  • +44 (0)20 3174 1875

This role represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and talented business development professional to join a leading international law firm in a Global Head of BD role focused primarily on supporting the BD efforts of the firm's Advanced Delivery & Solutions businesses, which comprise a range of alternative resourcing, technology, consultancy and project management specialists who represent a strategic priority for the firm globally. This is a senior management position reporting into the CMO and the Managing Partner for Advanced Delivery & Solutions. The successful applicant will play a key role in the CMO’s leadership team, ensuring the function is delivering best-in-class marketing activities and is operating optimally, at all times. Keeping current on all commercial and legal issues affecting the department, the Global Head of BD will proactively develop and deliver a marketing strategy that improves business performance through enhanced external and internal profile, improved engagement with the firm’s prioritised clients and more sophisticated approaches to targeting and winning new business and will ultimately be responsible for delivering a market-leading set of marketing, business development and communications activities throughout the year that add significant benefit to the business in the most cost effective manner and within budget. You will manage the Advanced Delivery & Solutions marketing and business development team to ensure that it is always fit for purpose and driving continuous improvement in the department’s approach to the entire marketing mix. In addition, the role holder will act as internal consultant to Advanced Delivery & Solutions leaders individual business development plans, providing coaching or access to training where required. The ideal candidate will be a senior marketing professional, with substantial relevant business development and marketing experience, likely to have been gained within a professional or financial services organisation, notably marketing to a business audience and where the individual frequently worked directly with senior management. Previous experience of managing and developing the careers of managers, executives and assistants will be essential whilst technology or consulting marketing experience will be highly advantageous. Self-directed and entrepreneurial with a sense of personal ownership and a real enthusiasm to develop an in-depth understanding of the Advanced Delivery & Solutions department, the Global Head of BD will be a commercial individual, with outstanding interpersonal and influencing skills, who is driven to work in a high-performance business development team at a global law firm where commercial insight, developing strong personal relationships and achieving tangible results are valued and recognised. 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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