This role is a great opportunity for an experienced BD Manager to be a key BD contact for the Financial Markets Practice Group at a leading International law firm on a 12 month fixed term contract basis.
You will work with the senior team members to deliver and lead incisive and value-added business development support ensuring key marketing and business development objectives are achieved. The BD Manager will be a key source of knowledge within the M&BD team about the work the group does and will be expected to have a good knowledge and understanding of the type of legal advice and services offered by the firm's FM practice group. You will be required to spend a significant amount of time learning about the firm's capabilities and reading up on legislative developments in the FM area, as well as other key business issues impacting financial institution and asset management and investment fund clients in particular. The successful applicant's main duties and responsibilities will include business planning and budget management, practice-specific bids and pitches, thought leadership and product development; profile-raising activities, legal directory submissions, client development initiatives and day-to-day management of a BD Executive.
You will have substantial marketing and business development experience in a professional services environment and a degree or equivalent in business, marketing or a related area. A professional marketing qualification is desirable. You will have a strong understanding of services offered by the FM team and experience working with people of different cultures and preferably in an international role. It is essential that the BD Manager has a well-developed understanding of marketing and business development strategy and implementation, strong project management skills and the ability to effectively manage pitch processes. Experience managing a team would be advantageous.
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