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Business Development Manager M/F

THE ROLE

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the Luxembourg entity and be an integral part of the senior team further developing the business.

You will be responsible for supporting the European Business Development effort through growing our revenue with new clients.

The role has the responsibility for business development in the European region, and reports to the Global Business Development Principal and locally to the Luxembourg COO.

EXAMPLE YEAR ONE OBJECTIVES

  • Build an understanding of the Gen II business, products and client service model
  • Understand our specific competitive landscape
  • Develop and maintain a network of relationships with industry centres of influence, including audit, tax, legal firms, placement agents, consultants, limited partners, investment bankers and other advisors
  • Attend industry networking events and conferences and keep track of new industry, legal and fiscal developments, anticipate changes in the target market’s needs and translate this into opportunities for the firm
  • Generate lead opportunities that result in proposals and client wins

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Generate new business for the firm through the creation of new opportunities with existing and / or newly formed Private Equity and Private Real Estate sponsors
  • Develop and maintain long term relationships with existing and prospective clients and implement a process for regular prospect contact
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all parties involved in the client and prospective client relationship including all internal key stakeholders
  • Coordinate client pitches
  • Oversee the new client fee proposal lifecycle
  • Maintain up to date new business pipeline and revenue forecast of new clients mandates and co-ordinate through to point of onboarding
  • Coordinate client acceptance process with the new business committee; including preparation of all materials e.g. fund questionnaire, fund info form etc
  • Monitor Gen II competitive positioning, perform ongoing market assessment / benchmarking and assess product completion landscape
  • Support Marketing in the creation and maintenance of marketing materials
  • Contribute to building our International brand

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong knowledge of the private equity and real estate industry
  • Prior sales experience in the financial industry with a proven track record of success
  • Experience working to specific revenue targets
  •  Understanding of the Luxembourg private equity/ real estate funds regulation, compliance, tax and financial landscape
  • Working knowledge of accounting, administration, depositary, compliance and audit of private equity/real estate funds

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Fluency in English required
  • French and German would be an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Able to assist in the creation and execution of targeted outreach efforts
  • Demonstrated learning agility and self-motivation
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes in process and procedures in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Superior problem solving, judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to think independently, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in team and autonomously
  • Strong organisational skills