Senior BD Manager (Corporate & Commercial) – Top 20 International Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT6805
  • Legal
  • Bus Dev/CRM
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • London
  • £Excellent

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

A top 20 international law firm is looking to recruit a Senior BD Manager for a truly international role, based in the Corporate & Commercial International Practice Group, where you will work strategically and tactically to plan, deliver and lead incisive and value-added business development support.
It is a great opportunity for an experienced and client-focused self-starter to work with the Corporate & Commercial IPG, which alongside M&A, Private Equity, ECM and ICT, also includes the Projects Group, whose focus is on the Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure sectors. Operating at the highest levels within the firm, the role will be have a very strong BD and CRM feel to it. The Senior BD Manager will be responsible for working with the Corporate & Commercial IPG head to develop and drive the implementation of the business plan in alignment with firm strategy. This role will see the Senior BD Manager play an active role in select relationships, driving an increased level of client listening activity, strengthening the connections between the IPG and the firm’s client programme and provide coaching for Partners and Senior Associates in relation to specific opportunities. Added to this you will work closely with the relevant internal clients to put together a business plan covering all areas of the BD and marketing mix, covering all the firm’s offices. Also involved will be budget management, product development, strategic bid management, broader marketing communications and day-to-day functional and project management of team members.
Pre-requisites for this challenging role include, a strong academic background or equivalent allied to extensive marketing and business development experience gained in a global professional services environment. It is essential that the Senior BD Manager has previously played a key part in global account management, having taken an active role on client teams, while previous experience working within Corporate, Energy and ICT practices will be highly valuable. The ideal candidate will also possess outstanding internal advisory and team management skills.
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