Head of Corporate Development

Mark James Search
£80000 - £90000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a global distribution company, based near Reading, is currently hiring for a Head of Corporate Development to identify and engage new Corporate Business Partners to deliver incremental sales revenue, contribution and recruits.


  • Retain and grow revenue from existing Corporate partners.
  • Development and delivery of a new business partner strategy.
  • Delivering the planned level of recruits for each partner in the agreed timescales.
  • Work with legal and the Business to manage the negotiations for new Business Partner relationships.
  • Effective debt management for all Corporate relationships
  • To build and grow strong relationships with key client personnel
  • Responsibility for developing and delivering the Corporate business strategy
  • To manage and develop a winning team capable of working effectively across the business and getting the appropriate resource and support to deliver the plans
  • To constantly monitor performance and initiate actions to ensure the delivery of both internal and Business Partner objectives
  • Operate as an effective member of the UK Commercial team and contributing to the overall success of the UK business.
  • Lead, motivate and engage the new Business and Corporate team and develop a clear succession plan.
  • Manage external agencies and supplier relationships.
  • Build strong working relationships with internal stakeholders and colleagues in US and Australia to share learning and best practice.


  • Significant business partner development experience, either within an agency or a direct to consumer business.
  • Contract negotiation
  • Team management
  • A self-starter who relishes a challenge and operates with drive and energy
  • Flexible and an ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Good communicator within and outside of the business
  • Numerate with an ability to analyse data
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly organised

Our client offers excellent career progression and development opportunities.

This is a full time, permanent position working Monday-Friday, 9am-5.30pm. Additional hours may be required during busy periods

Occasional/Regular UK travel required.

Please apply online for consideration