Business Development Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Illinois, Peoria

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Business Development Manager to join our Global Team.

The Business Development Manager is responsible for directing the development of new business initiatives and providing direction for the implementation of marketing and business strategy.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide program financial and budgetary information to management.

  • Interact directly with the customers and internal operations stakeholders to develop and identify winning solutions.

  • Defined and implement key objectives of marketing strategies.

  • Manage proposal activities.

  • Develop new marketing strategies and plans for review by management for the implementation of new business development strategies. Responsible for the development of new businesses and the expansion of market share of existing business elements through lead generation.

  • Increase market share in existing business areas by working with management and engineering to perform market analysis and to develop program plans and objectives. Develop budgets and financial cost projections for existing business elements to evaluate profitability.

  • Develop policies and procedures which will guide business elements and business/ marketing/sales development teams to improve market share performance.

  • Negotiate competitive positions for new business development with customers and in-house managers. Ensure company objectives and financial targets are met. Review new business proposals for compliance to company defined business objectives.

  • Initiate measures to ensure customer satisfaction and in-house compliance to contracted requirements. Establish customer relations and good will to include customer feedback networks and continuous quality improvement initiatives and programs.

  • Perform the functions of capture manager and/or proposal manager in assigned markets and business thrust areas.

  • Develop, coordinate and execute plans that involve the development of new work from existing contracts. Assist operational managers and their customers in doing the same.

  • Coordinate strategic alliances between similar customers resulting in additional business opportunities.

  • Coordinate and lead corporate participation in trade association activities, including symposia and trade shows to maximize positive corporate exposure. Assemble marketing materials to reflect corporate capabilities. Create tailored display materials for exhibit booths. Establish and manage trade show budget.

  • Manage senior level relationships within the organization

  • Organize and ensure upkeep and compliance of all BD processes and reporting requirements.

  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or other related discipline.

  • Twelve years of job-related experience or equivalent; including progressive management and marketing experience.

  • Excellent communications, interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills.

  • Working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications.

  • Ability to work in a CRM to capture all sales related activity.

  • Very strong consultative sales skills, ability to operate in a technically complex market and long sales cycle.

  • Strong business development experience and a proven track record with lead generation.

  • Superb project management abilities; both individually and as part of a team.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, creative problem-solving, and leadership skills.

  • Self – directed personality with a commitment to excellence.

  • Previous experience working in high performance organizations.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position will require a valid Driver’s License.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position may require various hours, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements

  • Some tasks may require repetitive wrist movement.

Special Requirements

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.

  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Facility Maintenance and/or Production Maintenance preferred.

  • May require up 75% travel.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Business Development

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 218801BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.