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Position Details
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Group Government Advisory Director  (VAC-A20681M)
Employment Type
Full Time
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StafffMatters Recruitment Specialists
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Job Description

An Advisory Services company is looking for a Group Government Advisory Director for their office in Limassol to serve as an integral part of the company and to provide legal counsel along with support in multiple areas of the company's operations in more than 25 jurisdictions throughout the world. Reporting to the Executive Committee member responsible for Government Advisory, the Group Government Advisory Director is responsible to continue building the Government Advisory Practice by developing government relationships, closing new government mandates and expanding the company's government advisory activities. This person will be working closely with our Group's chairman and CEO. We need this person to also be a lawyer/legal background as we will need him/her to do some legal work related to the position.


Business Development, particularly closing of contracts with governments

Project Management

Corporate Development (building the Government Advisory Practice) 

Implementation of the Government Advisory Strategy

Strengthening existing and developing new government relationships

Identifying Business Development and Project Opportunities 

Closing contracts with governments

Supporting and improving current government mandates - Developing innovative strategies to attract foreign direct investment for governments

The role is split between business development activities and project management, resulting from successfully acquired government mandates. 

External work relationships and contacts:

High ranking government officials (e.g. heads of state, prime ministers, foreign affairs ministers, etc.)  Representatives of CBI / RBI related government units

External service providers 

Internal work relationships and contacts: 

Chairman and CEO

Members of the Executive Committee

Managing Partners & Managing Directors

Marketing Department and other group departments 


Lawyer/legal background

Master's degree or higher from leading university 

Background in strategy consulting (McKinsey, BCG, Bain. etc.) 

Negotiation Level English and preferably in at least another world languages

Business development track record 

At least 3 years of experience in managing complex and high-profile projects 

Minimum 5 years of sales experience 

Exhibited political and organizational agility 

Strategic planning and vision

Excellent negotiation and sales skills 

Managing resources and leading project teams

Stakeholder management

Presentation and public speaking skills

Unquestionable personal code of ethics, integrity and trust

Deal closer 

High willingness to travel 

Solution oriented and effective communicator 

Team player focused on cooperation and delivering results

Reliable and trustworthy

Positive attitude and outlook

Effective cross-cultural communication (awareness of global cultural customs and regional differences/nuances)

The ability to develop strong relationships with the respective stakeholders and positively engage with them is a prime requirement of this position

The working hours are a bit flexible. Either 8:00 - 17:00 or 09:00 - 18:00 with 1 hour break.

The company is offering a salary of 2,500 - 4,000 EUR NET, based on skills and experience (including 13th salary)

TO APPLY for this job opportunity, send your CV (in English please) to admin@smstaffmatters.com and include the reference:  Group Government Advisory Director - VAC-A20681M. We look forward to hearing from you!