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Senior Business Development Executive | Leading Global Law Firm


Dalton Handley
Melbourne
11 November 2019

  • Fantastic opportunity to join a high performing global leader
  • Excellent career progression with the opportunity to work with leading technical experts across Corporate Transactions
  • Be exposed to sophisticated and world class BD and client initiatives

We are working with the world’s most progressive law firm, with a focus on client excellence, high-performance and results. This is a unique opportunity to drive BD strategies across the Melbourne office, working closely with the Senior BDM.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead and drive BD activities for the corporate transactions team in the Melbourne office in line with the national strategy.
  • Work closely with the Senior BDM to enable both the corporate division and broader Asia-Pacific / Global BD&M team to implement strategic BD&M initiatives and pursue major client opportunities.
  • Lead strategic initiatives with direction and guidance from the senior BDM.
  • Promote, discuss and drive BD initiatives with the Melbourne team and more broadly where appropriate.
  • Build and develop relationships with the Melbourne partners to raise the profile of BD and ultimately become a trusted adviser and their go-to for all corporate transactions BD activities.
  • Proactively look for corporate transactions opportunities, both internally and externally.
  • Work directly with the BD team and partners to drive the Australian corporate transactions pursuit and priority client program.
  • Work closely and guide the BD Executive on best practice and career development.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications.
  • 4+ years’ experience in professional services.
  • Self-starter who will identify, take accountability for, and follow through on potential opportunities and initiatives.
  • Enthusiastic, 'can-do' and proactive attitude – this is critical to the success of this role.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to work autonomously when required as well as the ability to work within a team and take direction from others.
  • High level of confidentiality, discretion and diplomacy.

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

Dalton Handley is an international recruitment company dedicated to sourcing business development, marketing and communications talent for professional services firms across Australia with key alliance partner recruitment companies in Asia and the United Kingdom. For more information visit www.daltonhandley.com. 

We are working with the world’s most progressive law firm, with a focus on client excellence, high-performance and results. This is a unique opportunity to drive BD strategies across the Melbourne office, working closely with the Senior BDM.
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