Head of Business Development - International

Location: City of London, London
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: BD, Marketing & Communications
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum
REF: HQ00073597_1491483853
One of the most prestigious law firms in the world is currently recruiting a Head of Business Development to manage their international relations. This role will manage a small team and report into the board and BD Director. This role is highly visible where you will be a key and highly valued member of the leadership team.

This Head of Business Development will take a strategic lead in the international relations strategy, leading an established and senior group of BD specialists who manage their own regions. Your role will be to drive the strategic direction of the firm and manage multiple, complex international relationships with member firms, international law firms and some clients. You will be building business plans for different regions as well as delivering reports on the regions. Working closely with the international relations partner, you will be integral to understanding the different regions and managing a consistently evolving strategy.

This is an incredible opportunity to work in a truly leading law firm with a unique international offering in a highly critical role. The leadership team work collectively and have a valued and trusted relationship with the BD Director and international relations partner.

The ideal candidate for this role must have:
*Previous experience of working in an international law firm. Harnessing and facilitating a complex matrix of relationships with clients, networks and/or member firms internationally.
*Already operating at senior management level and above.
*An excellent leader, with the ability to develop individuals and manage high performing teams.
*Solid business planning skills and a good eye for data or finance is highly advantageous.
*A consultative approach with the ability to build trusted relations and become an ambassador for the firm and advisor to its stakeholders.

If this role is of interest to you please contact me to discuss.