This is an opportunity to work not only with one of the most pre-eminent banking practices in the legal sector but also one of the best Business Development & Marketing teams. The firm, a leading global law firm has a reputation for innovation. The firms recognition for the ever changing nature of law and business, and the opportunities this brings means that they are seen to be at the forefront of the industry in many ways. The firm prides itself on recruiting first class individuals who contribute to the firm achieving its business objectives and delivering to its clients.

As Senior Business Development Manager in the global banking practice you will be the next most senior individual to the Global Head of Business Development for this practice. Alongside this person you will provide business development advice, practical marketing support and financial and operational advice for the London practice and across the global business. You will have specific responsibility for working with some key areas and the lead partners for these practices. Whilst previous experience in a banking practice isn’t essential, the successful candidate will be able to articulate the key issues facing the product areas, clients and the implications for the firm. The Partners and Associates in the group are commercial and look to work with proactive business development professionals, people who will identify new opportunities and who can formulate tactical plans to seize these opportunities. They expect to work with individuals with commercial insight and who are driven by achieving tangible results. You will be responsible for the direct line management of a team as well as helping to support and drive change within the global BD team and its continuous improvement.

The successful candidate will have substantial business development and marketing experience gained in a professional services business. They will have experience of working closely with senior management and the leadership of a business in previous positions. They will demonstrate the ability to motivate, develop and inspire the team for whom they are responsible and the fee-earners and Partners with whom they work with. Previous experience in the global banking and finance market is not essential, but an interest in developing an in-depth understanding and expertise in it will be.  


Job Details

Job Ref: 894441
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – London
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: Competitive


Rebecca Ellis Rebecca Ellis


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