Business Development Manager – Industrials (f/m/x)

To strengthen our team, we are looking for a motivated and highly qualified business development manager (f/m/x) on a full-time basis in Vienna.

Your Tasks

The successful candidate will lead our strategic business development efforts in the Industrials vertical, working closely with our leading Industrials lawyers to identify client issues, map out market trends and create an engaging programme of client development activities. This is a high-profile role with global responsibility for a key client sector.

This role will report into the Senior Manager for Industries in Transformation and will work closely with the Industrials Sector Group Leaders (SGLs) and the Heads of Business Development globally and in the Continental Europe region.

Drawing on support from across the MBD function and the wider firm, the successful candidate will use their knowledge, skills and experience to:

  • Support Industrials SGLs on sector client strategy and internal reporting
  • Use an excellent understanding of the Industrials market to anticipate revenue generating opportunities, and quickly generate client outreach with compelling collateral;
  • Work with relevant partners and client teams to position our expertise on these opportunities and developments and deepen relationships with priority clients;
  • Be a constant source of advice, expertise and coaching for all Industrials lawyers and MBD colleagues, such that they see you as the go-to person for business development initiatives and client insight
  • Support strategically important pitches effectively, including drafting content

Your Profile

  • 5+ years in a similar role within a professional services environment
  • Excellent understanding of the legal landscape and trends
  • Excellent English and German skills at least on business fluent level; an additional European language will be an advantage
  • A degree preferably with a focus on economics, law or marketing
  • Existing knowledge and understanding of the Industrials market preferred, but not required
  • The ability to lead on key cross-border projects and think globally
  • Strong emotional intelligence, resilience and the ability to deal proactively with complexity, ambiguity and competing demands

What we offer

Become part of our strong and motivated team in an international environment and benefit from our outstanding learning and development opportunities as well as our flexible and mobile way of working.

Did we get you interested? Then get in touch with us – we are looking forward to receiving your application!

Depending on your specific qualifications and professional experience, a minimum gross annual salary of EUR 60,000, – is envisaged for this role. The final salary will be agreed upon at the offer stage.


Please send your application with a cover letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Sandra Jacob
Human Resources

T: +49 69 27 30 84 07

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