Business Development Director CPG


Illiopolis, IL

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 295 days ago

  by    Pratap jiandani

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Position Summary

The Business Development Director position is a key sales role within the Our Clients Manufacturing Unit sales team for North America, responsible for executing regional sales and business development strategies for target companies within the Manufacturing Unit.  

The candidate will play a hunter role, responsible for acquiring new clients for Our Clients. The candidate will targetsales of Our Clients?s entire portfolio of IT Outsourcing services including ERP Transformation, Consulting, Digital Services, BPO, ADM, IS and Engineering Services for targeted firms. The position?s primary responsibility is to achieve new sales results for Our Clients? services in the sales regions identified above. The candidate will develop revenue-producing relationships with decision-making CxO level executives (CEO, CFO, CIO, CPO, CDO) at targeted firms, as well as drive the sales cycle of all assigned sales opportunities from initial prospect communication through contract execution. The candidate will also be responsible to ensure that projected revenue is recognized from the executed contracts. The role is supported by on-site and offshore Pre-Sales & Solutioning teams. 


?Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual salestargets established by the Manufacturing Sales Head and execute business development, offering positioning and sales strategies as a member of the sales team for North America.

?Achieve lead generation, prospecting and othersales management goals designed to build an optimal sales pipeline.

?Personally develop strong, long-term relationships and referrals with senior management at targeted firms 

?Manage the end-to-end sales process for all opportunities including initial client communication, on-site presentations, RFI response, multi-day client workshops, RFP submission, negotiation and deal signing. The candidate is the focal point for all communication and sales activities with prospects and customers.

?Work in close collaboration with Our Clients? presales team & delivery teams to ensure that proposed offerings and services fully meet customers? business and technology needs.  

?Provide support to customers during initial phases of an engagement. Follow up and ensure total client satisfaction through the life cycle of the relationship.

?Support the team?s market research and competitive positioning analysis in partnershipwith regional presales, marketing and product development staff. 

?Adhere to all Our Clients Sales, Human Resource, and corporate ethical policies, standards and guidelines.

?Demonstrate strong personal communication and presentation skills to establish interest, credibility and trust.

Skill and Experience Requirements

?Strong hunter profile with a proven track record of success in sellingtechnology outsourcing and ERP consulting services into the Manufacturing Industry

?Demonstration of a consistent over-achievement of client acquisition and sales revenue targets. 

?At least 8years of experience in selling IT services within the region, preferably working in a leading IT services & products firm with prior experience of working with offshore teams.

?Strong local contact base and access to alumni, local associations, industry associations within the region.

?Good understanding of the Manufacturing industry.  

?Experiencewith vendor selection processes including RFI and RFP issuance and response management; 

?Experience of working on opportunities run by Third Party Advisory Firms such as ISG, Avasant, Pace Harmon , etc.

?Understanding of customer decision making criteria as it pertains to offshore services, consulting, enterprise solutions 

?Ability to maintain strong sales management focus during sales cycles that are typically six months to one year in duration.

?Demonstrated ability to manage often complex negotiations with senior-level business and technology executives at leading Manufacturing Companies.

Travel Requirements

?The candidate is expected to travel regularly to regional prospect and customer locations to support lead generation, sales presentations, contract negotiations, engagement implementation, and ongoing relationship building.

Education Requirements

?Bachelor?s degreerequired.