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Business Development Manager




£50,000 - £55,000

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2017-07-27 00:00

A top accountancy firm based in the city is looking for an experienced Business Development Manager with Tax and Audit for an up to 12 months maternity cover.  This role reports into the Regional Head of Business Development.


The Responsibilities:


  • Execute business development plans in line with national strategy, linking in with national service line and sector leads and working with the Regional Head of Business Development and Partner group
  • Project manage high value tenders and provide strategic input and advice on other tenders, ensuring the firm’s proposals process is followed
  • Coach partners and managers through the business development cycle and help motivate and drive positive behaviours, acting as a sounding board for live opportunities
  • Challenge partners on their approach to BD opportunities, and proactively take responsibility addressing any areas for improvement
  • Identifying opportunities to grow current client relationships through widening our service offering
  • Actively manage service line and partner pipelines, and ensure all opportunities and activities are recorded accurately
  • Support and track business development activity against defined office and sector targets
  • Initiating and implementing process improvement projects across the office
  • Attend introductory and scoping meetings with prospects
  • Ensure timely debriefs are undertaken after all won & lost tenders and client losses ensuring all data is fully captured
  • Leading office-wide initiatives and events outside the core service lines.


The Candidate:

  • Degree educated and equivalent
  • A minimum of 6 years’ professional services experience
  • Line management experience

Please note: Due to the specific sectors we work in, only candidates with valid work experience in a Law Firm, Accountancy Firm, Management Consultancy, Property/Construction Firm, Financial Services Firm or a high profile relevant Association or Agency will be considered.  We regret that our clients will not accept applications outside of these areas.


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