An international law firm with a strong reputation is looking for a BD professional to lead the firm in the Middle East. You will need to build relationships with the senior leadership team, fee earners and Dubai BD personnel. The core purpose of the role is to improve the commercial results of the business by creating and implementing a strong business development and marketing strategy within the firm here in the Middle East.
- Lead BD strategy for the business across the UAE
- Prepare and submit proposal documents and tenders
- Coach partners and lawyers to improve their BD skills
- Develop and implement key account strategies and client care requirements
- Create processes and library for proposals to improve tender success
- Event management for the Abu Dhabi
- Work to understand developments in technology that are impacting the Legal Services sector and brief partners
- Client interaction to understand market developments
- BD experience working in a Law Firm
- Degree or relevant qualification
- Strategic thinking married to hands on approach
- Commercial mindset
- Fluent written and spoken English
- Arabic language skills a significant advantage
The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.