Client Relationship Manager

King & Wood Mallesons
21 March 2019

We are looking for an experienced Client Relationship Manager to join our dynamic Sydney based Business Development & Marketing team on a full time, permanent basis.

About us

As a leading international law firm headquartered in Asia and recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform, a team of over 2,000 lawyers in 27 locations around the world, we work with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.


  • Market leading work for premium clients
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Support for working parents including emergency childcare
  • Corporate gym memberships, flu vaccinations, skin checks, discounts on health, general insurance and other products and services
  • Swap pay for leave and Time in Lieu
  • Mobility around our network when opportunities arise

About the role

As a part of the Australian Business Development team, this role is focused on driving the firm’s client and sector strategy within the Financial Institutions (FI) sector and the Banking & Finance (B&F) practice.

The role will contribute to the firm’s Business Development strategy to execute against profitable growth opportunities across Australia and internationally by applying strategic business development, client account leadership, relationship building, market insight and brand enhancing skills.

You will be supported by a well-respected and highly collaborative national Business Development & Marketing team, including experienced team members who work with the B&F and FI sectors.

For further information and a copy of the position description, please visit our careers page.

What experience are we looking for?

We are seeking a candidate who has 7+ years’ experience in professional services business development with recent Manager level experience. For you to be successful in the role, you will have the following key skills and attributes:

  • demonstrated ability to influence others and quickly win the confidence of key stakeholders
  • an understanding of key commercial drivers and the ability to identify potential business opportunities through research, or from your growing network within the firm
  • the ability to manage multiple and often complex initiatives across different parts of the business
  • strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • a team player who loves to collaborate with peers and partners alike, as well as building a culture committed to achieving the best results through innovation, adapting to disruption, being different and contributing to our Great Place to Work

Why work with us?

We want to be the law firm clients love to work with and a great place to work and grow for our people. It’s important to us and our clients that you our people find working at KWM an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

We know our people value flexibility around when and where they work. So we are committed to offering a more adaptable way to work, we call this Agile Working.

Growth conversations and real-time feedback is also a priority. So whether it’s more targeted and meaningful conversations around professional and personal development, regular feedback, coaching or developing infrastructure, we want to help our people grow. You will also be supported by a unified and collaborative national Business Development team with a strong group focussing on B&F and FI.

How to apply

Please apply by clicking here and completing an online application form.

For further information on this role, please contact Emma Mahoney, Senior Resourcing Consultant at

King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you must hold all visas and other approvals necessary for you to work for the firm in Australia.

Agencies - please note that we are not currently accepting applications from agencies for this role.

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