Client and Business Growth Manager | Global Consulting Leader

Dalton Handley
2 September 2019

  • Thriving entrepreneurial consulting business backed by a global brand
  • Play a key role in driving the growth of an innovative global offering, working closely with the CEO
  • Strategic client facing role with additional marketing responsibility
  • Tremendous potential for career growth and development

Dalton Handley is working with a highly successful and rapidly growing consulting business to search for a highly commercial, client focused and well-networked client and BD professional.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day business development working closely with the CEO, Managing Directors and Executive Directors.
  • Helping to drive the implementation of the business strategy and client development plans as well as leading on pitches for the business and contributing content to broader cross-practice and cross-border pitches.
  • Manage strategic client relationships, planning, pursuits and presentations.
  • Collaborate across the firms’ global service offerings, providing further value to clients.
  • Originating and coordinating practical marketing support for profile raising activities (e.g. conferences, events and seminars), researching market opportunities, managing the process of experience collection, credentials and CVs and other ad-hoc business development support.
  • Broad role providing the opportunity to apply skills and experience right across the marketing, BD, CRM and comms mix in a brand new business.
  • This is a role that extends from strategic advice and planning through to hands-on tactical and operational support.

Required skills and qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary and (preferably) additional professional marketing/business qualifications.
  • Substantial relevant business development, marketing and communications experience at an equivalent BD Manager level within a professional services organisation.
  • Enthusiasm to develop an in-depth understanding of the consulting market. Previous consulting market experience would be a plus, but is not essential.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written (including copywriting, pitching) and oral.
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills – with senior staff, consultants and business development colleagues, clients and suppliers.
  • A proactive approach, balancing creativity, tenacity and energy.
  • High level of attention to detail and strong client focus.
  • Professional, proactive, creative, good humoured and enthusiastic approach to all work and interactions.
  • Ability to motivate, develop and inspire both team and fee-earners to deliver business goals and change behaviour where required.
  • Ability to work to deadlines, juggle multiple projects and deliver under pressure.

For more information, including a more detailed job description, please contact Vicky Feros on +61 2 8042 7972 or email your CV to

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