Business/Project Development Manager - Military

Job Description

Siemens Government Technologies, Inc strives to make commercial/industrial buildings and campuses energy efficient and resilient, achieving optimal performance with a unique value proposition, giving our clients a clear competitive advantage around energy demand, supply and grid resiliency.

With our comprehensive Projects & Services offering, we are profoundly changing how our client’s sites and activities consume energy. We drive bold and innovative energy efficiency and sustainability solutions, and implement measures with strong performance guarantees and financing possibilities. We are seeking an individual with the knowledge and experience to drive energy solutions combining generation, distribution and demand side management technologies for our Federal clients around the world with a focus in Europe and the Middle East.

Overview:

-        Drive the business development for our offerings to military customers across every Region where the government customer resides, CONUS/OCONUS.

-        Engage with primary accounts to gather business and technical requirements, determine business needs and design appropriate solutions related to our Smart Infrastructure as well as Siemens Governmental Technologies capabilities.

-        Develop and deploy sales leads for energy savings as well as supply and storage technologies.

-        Promote our three Ds: “Digitalization, Decentralization and Decarbonization”: efficiency, energy resilience, sustainability.

-        Generate and increase order intake and drive the organization to the next level of expertise by demonstrating our competence in critical military infrastructure

-        Establish relationships based on knowledge of customer’s requirements and understanding of their technology strategy

-        Responsibility for elaborating tailored solution design and proposals by analyzing customer’s technical assets and infrastructure.

-        Being responsible to implement the elaborated solutions at customer’s environment through our Regions by guiding and supporting our sales colleagues in the countries

-        Build relationships with in-country contractors with a successful track record delivering U.S. DoD construction projects (e.g., through Army Corps Europe District) and position Siemens as a provider of choice for these projects.

-        Utilize advanced knowledge of customer business needs, engineering and manufacturing processes, best practices and competitive differentiation to lead pursuit teams that will prepare and deliver compelling customer experiences in support of selling efforts.

-        Excellent understanding of the Aerospace, Defense and Government sector, its particular activity constrains including contractual models’ delivery (ie GSA, IDIQ, ESPC, ESTCP-SERDP, JOC, MAC, etc).


Responsibilities and tasks:

-        This candidate will be responsible to establish and build a trusted advisor and credible business and technical consulting relationship with clients and sales executives

-        Develop and communicate (in writing) conceptual solutions that alleviate customers pain points and effectively convey the solution to both our internal team as well as Federal evaluation teams

-        Lead the development and delivery of presentations, demonstrations, proof of concepts, proposals and business and technology status reviews

-        Regular interaction with executives to become a trusted advisor

-        Manage customer technical queries and coordinate the resources to develop a response

-        Drive repeat business with existing customers

-        Oversee and guide the client in the selection of appropriate solutions and suites of technology with an eye towards differentiating our capabilities

-        Good collaboration capabilities with the global and regional teams and contribution with field experience for further solution improvements

-        Identify, Communicate and resolve different engineering approaches and technology applications between the U.S and other global stakeholders

-        Consulting sales proficiency and responsibility for driving the complete interaction process with the customer, from qualification to deal closing.

-        Lead the development and delivery of client’s requests for information, proposals, demonstrations and proof of concept exercises

-        Convey compliance and scoring criteria to team supporting proposal efforts

-        On-site assessment of client’s existing energy and equipment situation, decision-making stakeholders and processes including Siemens Governmental Technologies

-        Fluency with technical aspects of Energy Efficiency project sales and ESPC business models including supply and demand side.

-        Travel required up to 50%


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

-        Excellent verbal group presentation and written communications skills

-        10+ years of experience in business/project development management

-        MS/BS/AS in Engineering, Manufacturing, Information technologies or other technical field

-        Excellent organizational skills that positively influence teams with a common understanding of what success looks like

-        Experience leading and managing teams of technical and business consultants from within, and outside of their formal organization

-        Basic know-how of financial business models and contractual requirements for software solutions would be an additional asset

-        Experience having worked in an international and global organization would be helpful

-        Excellent consulting / relationship management skills. Ability to negotiate and/or mediate difficult, complex, and often politically charged issues. Experience in consultative selling on C-level

-        Strong presentation, negotiation and communication skills in English (and German preferred)

-        Ability to demonstrate leadership skills and proven track record of managing multi-disciplinary teams, including program management, services, engineering, operations and logistics

-        Preferable experience in energy, automation, fire protection, solar and /or power generation as well as electrical infrastructure

-        Ability to build alliances to form strong, effective teams

Security:

-        Must have ability to obtain and maintain an active U.S. government Secret clearance

-        U.S citizenship is required based on government requirement for clearance



Organization: United States

Company: Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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