Director of Business Development – UK and Europe

Closing Date:

Friday 1st September 2023

Salary:

Substantial salary package (inc. generous bonus)

Type:

Permanent

Send CV To:

recruitment@grllegal.com

Apply online:

https://grllegal.com/job/director-of-business-development-uk-and-europe-global-business-advisory-consulting-and-expert-witness-firm-london-ec4/

About this Job

Working closely with the CEO and founder, this pivotal position has responsibility for the development of business, brand promotion and significant networking activities aimed at enhancing market profile and market share in the UK and Europe. A significant aspect of this role is to continue to develop and grow existing client relationships, while nurturing new business and contacts both domestically and internationally.

About this Employer

Our client is a global business advisory, Consulting and Expert Witness firm that provides multidisciplinary solutions to complex challenges and opportunities for the Engineering and Construction Industry worldwide. With seven offices worldwide and over 100 staff and fee earners, this highly reputable firm continues to enjoy a period of growth in the UK and Europe.

Person Specification

  • Significant experience/knowledge of working in and a solid understanding of the construction and engineering legal sector (*15-20 years working a similar BD role in this sector is essential)
  • Must have experience of working with international law firm clients, magic circle clients as well as small firms
  • Ability to work effectively and Itemively under own initiative
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a demonstrable focus on client management and BD

Key Responsibilities

  • Significant pro-active and ongoing client relationship development and management
  • Plan, develop and implement strategic business and communications plan
  • Create targeted campaign strategies
  • Monitor the market and make recommendations for action
  • Diary Management
  • Draft pitches/tender documents and write effective proposals.
  • International travel as and when required, with particular attention to Middle East (Dubai and Qatar)