City Of JHB Vacancies

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc

Business Development Analyst

Job Description 

A vacancy has become available for a Business Development Analyst in the Johannesburg office.

The individual will support the Business Development Manager to improve the firms’ strategies and competitiveness through a variety of business development activities for the firm’s practices and sectors. Duties will include evaluating our operations and data sources to extract possible leads, improving engagement and building a sustainable client base.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research regarding existing and prospective clients, competitor activity and market trends/opportunities.
  • Analysing business operations and strategies to identify new opportunities.
  • Provide support to the pitch team in preparing presentations, proposals, and pitch materials in connection with business development opportunities.
  • Research for each practice and sector, as well as specific geographical and industry sectors, in connection with various business development opportunities.


  • Excellent organisational and project management skills.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work confidently and collaboratively with individuals at all levels of the organisation.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ensure confidentiality of all the firm’s and client’s documentation and information.
  • Proficiency in integrated business management and CRM software, including Nexl.

Education & Experience:

  • Experience in law firm business development and marketing.
  • Experience with legal-research / legal-news databases and resources.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or finance preferred.

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