Business Development Manager- Cruise North America

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Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 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.

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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: Fort Lauderdale 

State: Florida


Want to be a part of a fabulous team? Our Marine & Offshore organization is looking for a

 Business Development Manager Cruise North America in the USA. She/he will be welcome in a supportive and collaborative learning environment. 

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Business Unit / Function: Marine & Offshore – Marine Marketing & Sales

Position: Business Development Manager Cruise North America

Reporting to: Global Market Leader – Passenger Ships & Ferries



 Business Development/Sales

  • Develop and implement commercial plans in cooperation with and lead by the Global Market Leader Passenger Ships & Ferries (GML) and the BV commercial network in North America (NA)
  • Visit clients for direct marketing & sales activities in accordance with the commercial plan, with or on behalf of GML, and in cooperation with NA (R)CEs/KAMs
  • Develop key account plans and canvas specific prospective accounts in agreement with the GML and relevant (R)CEs/KAMs
  • Coordinate the preparation of bids and proposals for new and existing business activities and opportunities.



  • Represent BV at international events (e.g. conferences, exhibitions, seminars) in agreement with the GML
  • Maintain and animate contacts with industry associations (e.g. CLIA, CSSF) in agreement with the GML


Services/Technical together with GML

  • Contribute to the development of class notations, rules, guidelines, and non-class value added technical services in line with market demand
  • Provide technical and regulatory support to the BV network and clients, as needed


  • Market intelligence and reporting to GML
  • Market intelligence and information sharing (commercial, technical and regulatory)
  • Systematic monitoring and monthly reporting on business development activities



  • Sales and BV market share in relevant segments
  • Business development/sales plan
  • Conferences/seminars/workshops
  • Visit reports on accounts and prospects
  • Publications, presentations
  • Monthly report




  • Graduate level in Naval Architecture / Marine Engineering or equivalent
  • 10 years of class or relevant industry experience
  • Recognized authority and significant expertise within cruise segment
  • Fluent in English language
  • PC-skills




  • BV Core & Business values
  • Achievement motivation/result driven, personal efficiency
  • Service orientation/driven
  • Impact & influence, communication skills, sharing of knowledge/information
  • Problem solving, conceptual thinking, providing value add


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