Business Development Manager (Regulatory) - Legal

Recruiter
Leighton Taylor Consulting
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity exists for a Business Development specialist to join a highly regarded, London based team as Business Development Manager, Regulatory. Reporting to the Senior Manager, the role holder will be tasked with implementing and evolving the firm's marketing and business development strategy for regulatory focused client solutions.

You will manage the marketing and business development programme for the firm's regulatory focused client solutions, with a priority emphasis on selling them to important clients, and provide high quality flexible business development support across the Client Solutions team as a whole when required. It will be your responsibility to articulate why the firm's regulatory capabilities are better than competitors', capitalising on relationships, experience and know-how and delivering marketing to promote these capabilities with impact.

The Business Development Manager will also own client relationship management support for a number of the firm's most important clients. This will involve developing an in-depth understanding of those clients, based on building an on-going understanding of their strategy and issues through research and current awareness, driving client planning and reviews and developing bespoke content programmes for clients. From a pitching perspective, you will work with the Clients and Sectors and centralised Pitch Centre teams on high-value pitch opportunities to increase the firm's probabilities of winning and collaborate with the centralised Pitch Centre teams to ensure there is a good understanding and knowledge base of capabilities and experience related to the transactional needs client solutions in support of creating compelling pitches.

The ideal candidate will be bright with extensive previous experience gained in a legal or professional services firm. A proven track record of successful internal client relationship management and winning new business is essential and the Business Development Manager will also require excellent oral and written communication skills, resilience and the ability to remain calm and positive under pressure.

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