Charterhouse is working with a global law firm which is looking to hire a Head of Business Development and Marketing to be based in their Dubai office. This is a rare and unmissable opportunity for senior BD and Marketing Managers looking to take the next step in their career managing the Middle East regional strategy and leading an experienced BD and Marketing team for an international firm.
About the role
This role will act as a trusted business consultant to the senior leadership team and partners in the Middle East to design and develop the regional BD and Marketing activities in line with the firms overall objectives and global strategy. Key responsibilities will include regular review of BD/Marketing plans, collaborating closely with different departments and coaching peers at both senior stakeholder level and direct reports to influence and lead change in strategic tactics where necessary. This role will ultimately focus on embedding the international Marketing/BD strategy across each country, sector and practice group in the Middle East, localising plans to each markets individual needs.
Deep experience of managing a team of senior professionals across international offices is seen as an essential requirement for this role as it will be crucial to develop team members across various regions, often working to different time zones with conflicting workloads.
Our client is looking for an accomplished senior BD/Marketing professional who has a genuine passion for people development, a keen curiosity and drive to grow, alongside exceptional communication skills.
The successful candidate should be Degree educated with solid international experience working at management level for an international law firm or professional services organisation. Experience of leading BD/Marketing strategies on a regional scale is essential, alongside managing a team of senior professionals.