Senior Business Development Manager – London

Location: London
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: Market Rate
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 31/08/2023

A leading international law firm are searching for a Senior Business Development Manager to join their London office and support their market leading Transport sector group. The role-holder will take lead in managing a team for the sector group, and provide strategic support with planning and delivering initiatives, in collaboration with the wider global BD team.

The Responsibilities:

  • Identify emerging trends and potential opportunities for the firm within the industry.
  • Conduct industry research to identify cross-selling opportunities with clients and prospects
  • Identifying new opportunities for business growth and new service propositions for clients and prospects.
  • Monitoring progress of activities in the group, including proposals, wins, key industry developments and opportunities.
  • Identify and prioritise key clients for the group – drafting clients plans and implementing targeted initiatives to build relationships and achieve profitable growth
  • Provide strategic advice to lead partners on new pitch and proposal opportunities, working closely with the central pitch team.
  • Collaborate with the PR team to implement a PR plan to raise the external profile of lawyers and overall industry group.
  • Identify thought leadership opportunities, including speaking at conferences, and writing and blog postings for internal and external publications.
  • Plan, coordinate and execute large scale events, such as seminars, roundtables and receptions.
  • Overseeing the creation of materials for client presentations, internal training meetings etc.

The Candidate:

  • Previous experience working within a legal / professional services environment.
  • Qualified to a degree level, MBA or further education would be an advantage.
  • Experience of leading and developing a team.
  • Have a keen interest in / develop a strong understanding of the transport industry.

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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