Business Development Manager - Remote

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Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Chicago 

State: Illinois

Business Development Manager

A rapidly growing and dynamic company heavily rooted in Testing, Inspection and Certification, this role is to contribute to profitable revenue growth for Food Safety and Science Services in the United States in supporting the growth of current customers growing the current customer base.  Responsible for all business development activities in the United States and contributing to reaching the financial objectives for the region.  This includes identification, qualification and securing sustainable business from new customers.  It also requires delivery of account management services to ensure retention of existing customers. 

The position will play a role in strategic initiatives associated with key account sales, product rationalization decisions, marketing and customer service delivery models. 

Key Responsibilities: Sales Related

  • Accountable for profitable sales to new and existing accounts within strategic target markets throughout the United States.
  • Establish and execute on tangible sales plans that detail specific markets, targets and tactics including prospecting, tradeshows, advertising, etc.
  • Prepare responses to RFQ’s.  Conduct follow-up as required.
  • Provide input to, and may be accountable for indirect sales related activities:  Conferences, Speaking Events, Workshops, Short Courses, Tech Talks, etc.
  • Develop, foster and leverage a network of relevant contacts in the industry including participation in relevant industry associations.


Account Management Related

  • Represent the interests of assigned accounts in laboratory and service delivery affairs.
  • Provide support to customer service and project management personnel in responding to customer inquiries, requests for information, new account set up and onboarding.

Administrative Duties

  • Participate in establishing department and territory revenue and expense budgets and goals
  • Liaise between new clients and customer service personnel in establishing Confidential Disclosure Agreements, Statements of Work, and Master Service Agreements as required.


Business Management Related

  • Assists in development and execution of strategic plans with the objective of preparing the department for continued profitable growth.  Activities would include gathering/reporting on market intelligence and participating in new product development and introduction.
  • Develops and nurtures ongoing relationships with peers in other Bureau Veritas departments and responds to opportunities for cross selling

Skills and Knowledge

You have B.Sc. or Technical Diploma in relevant sciences or equivalent in experience with a minimum of 5 years sales and marketing experience

  • You must possess a valid driver’s license and demonstrate a safe driving record
  • You are an excellent listener with strong customer service, problem-solving, superlative communication and presentation skills
  • You are an ethical, dynamic, energetic individual who is motivated and wants to make a difference

Work Relationship

  • Internal Contacts: Has a significant interaction with corporate executives and support services such as Bureau Veritas Health and Safety staff, IT, HR and Finance personnel.
  • External Contacts: Clients, Vendors, Customer representatives, marketing and sales as required.

Working Condition

  • High level of work production in lab environment and business setting.
  • General office environment with some exposure to laboratory environment.
  • Periodic travel to laboratories and meetings with clients.

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