Business Development Officer Banking & Finance

Business Development Officer Banking & Finance
Région: Bruxelles
Expérience nécessaire: 3 ans
Secteur d'activité: Cabinet d'avocats
Réf: LexGO06/10-1
Contrat: Durée indéterminée (Temps plein)

Description de la société

Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries. They work on some of the most challenging and important deals and have built a reputation for delivering exceptional legal solutions that help their clients grow, innovate and thrive. The legal industry is changing, and Allen & Overy is committed to leading that change, putting their people first, embracing new ways of thinking and integrating technology into their everyday work.

Allen & Overy’s values:

What’s in it for you?

  • Joining a leading international law firm and be a part of a well-integrated Belgian team that works on high-profile Belgian and international matters.
  • National and international secondment programmes to allow you to work with other departments, other people and to be exposed to the different cultures that Allen & Overy encompasses.
  • Exceptional professional and personal development: Allen & Overy offers dedicated local and global training programmes and organises professional training on communication, IT skills, management, and business development skills.
  • The space to develop on your career journey, while Allen & Overy recognizes that it may look different for everyone.
  • A powerful commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion: you can bring your whole self to work. 
  • What truly defines a career at Allen & Overy? They recruit the best and ask for the best of you. They provide challenge, support and a place for you to belong so you can excel together.

What your future may hold

As a Business Development Officer at Allen & Overy you will be a part of Allen & Overy’s Business Development team and will assist the Banking & Finance Practice Group and become their trusted commercial advisor as you will:

  • define and implement strategic BD planning for the Belgian offices in line with global/regional objectives;
  • advise and lead on winning profitable work by delivering high-quality, innovative commercial proposals (requests for proposals, panel pitches, short turn-around capability statements, etc) including:
    • managing the pitch process (from scoping kick-offs and determining the preferred approach to drafting the pitch and obtaining client feedback);
    • fielding our relevant global product offering (sector, product, pricing, Advanced Delivery Services etc);
  • help your lawyers develop and closely monitor client relationships, and be involved in the preparation and follow-up of effective client-relationship meetings, with a specific focus on selected key clients;
  • be responsible for knowledge management of markets, prospects and clients (data collection and reporting), and share information with key stakeholders by drafting tailored client briefing notes.

In addition, and with the help of other departments and/or external providers, you will:

  • support the organisation of events, seminars and webinars;
  • participate in internal and external communication projects (both national and international);
  • support the update of marketing materials such as brochures, newsletters and flyers; and
  • coordinate and contribute to submissions for legal directories (such as Chambers & Partners and Legal 500)

Your skillset

You have:

  • a Master’s degree in Law, Economics, Marketing, Management, Business Administration or in another relevant area;
  • a prior experience in a similar role or a role where you developed skills which are transposable to this role, preferably in a professional services organisation;
  • a commercial mind-set, combining market awareness with a solid understanding of how international businesses operate;
  • an excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of English, bonus points if you’re also able to work flawlessly in Dutch and/or French;
  • a healthy interest in banking & finance as you will learn about the various product lines Allen & Overy’s Banking & Finance team has to offer;
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships with your stakeholders within the (global) firm, including lawyers, personal assistants, your BD & Marketing colleagues abroad, as well as members of our Finance and HR teams;
  • a strong client-focus and results-driven approach;
  • the versatility to work both as a team player and autonomously in a highly professional and demanding environment;
  • an eye for detail and strong analytical skills; and
  • excellent computer skills (MS Office).


Apply immediately via the website or contact Diether Vandenbussche for more information by email or call +32 477 22 95 52.

When you apply, we will keep your CV and other personal data you give us in our database in accordance with our privacy notice. 

This vacancy is in exclusive cooperation with YouConnect | Partners for legal & HR talent.

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