Business Development Manager

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Other IT & Telecoms
  • Location
    London, Greater London
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My global, industry leading client is seeking a Business Development (Partnerships) Manager to join their UK, Northern and Eastern European (NEE) team, based in London. Successful candidates will bring a dynamic combination of IQ and EQ, maturity, an ability to think strategically and execute tactically, and strong interpersonal skills to maximise value in partnership negotiations and contracting.

The Business Development team plays a key role in driving partnerships across both their Mobility and Delivery businesses. You will have an opportunity for tremendous impact.

This role is for you if you are someone who enjoys working in a fast paced environment and is comfortable embracing ambiguity and iterating to build strategy and drive execution! Essentially, this role needs a business-oriented strategist and with the responsibility of driving this strategy while working closely with multiple partners internally and externally.

What The Candidate Will Do:
Collaborate with global BD, product and ops leadership to formulate strategy and identify how to drive extraordinary impact to business priorities through business development activities
Work closely with different NEE regional BD (Leadership) teams (UK, Northern Europe and Central & Eastern Europe) to help drive global strategy and deal execution
Lead business planning with key internal partners across product, legal, operations etc.
Handle a high volume of engagements and the fast pace of our company
Lead the development of long term, mutually beneficial relationships with senior executives of current and prospective partners.

What The Candidate Will Need:
A minimum of 8 years of experience in business/corporate development with exposure to disruptive tech, automotive, transportation, management consulting, investment banking, private equity
Strong analytical skills with ability to combine business, strategy, finance and legal concepts to lead complex, multi-faceted deals
Experienced in cultivating, negotiating, and growing business partnerships
Strong interpersonal skills that allow you to build trust and negotiate hard with partners, and adeptly lead the cross-functional coordination (product, local operations, engineering, finance, legal) required to implement deals
Adaptability to change within a fast-paced corporate environment
Experience working across multiple global markets at leading tech companies

About the Team
The Business Development Team is a high-powered group with the potential of generating impact across the organisation, through third-party strategic relationships. This role is a part of the central BD team that drives global program partnerships strategy and also works closely with multiple internal partners to drive business results.

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