Chief Business Development Specialist

McDermott International   •  

Lake Charles, LA

Industry: Energy & Utilities


11 - 15 years

Posted 39 days ago

Job Overview:

Identifies and helps to develop strategic relationships with content and technological partners. Other duties as assigned.

McDermott is seeking Pipe fabrication business development lead for its gulf coast region fabrication plants. This position is responsible for managing the business development function and strategy for its pipe fabrication business segment in US gulf coast ; responsible for developing the business plan and leading the fabrication sales to meet the vision and strategic goals of the fabrication product Line. Maintain constant awareness of customer needs, Focus on target accounts that have a major strategic impact on the long-term success of the organization.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Works with marketing, sales, and product development teams to implement business development initiatives.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks.
  • Works under general supervision.
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
  • Introduce the firm’s pipe fabrication services to prospective clients. Ensure decision makers understand the benefits of the company services.
  • Responsible for building a pipeline of project opportunities.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with Engineering Firms, Owners and Developers to ensure future partnerships.
  • Identifies, qualifies and secures new business opportunities through personal networks and marketing research.
  • Works closely with Executive Team to assess opportunities and confirms that the type of work fits company’s business model and risk profile.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • In addition to competencies in Levels 1,2,3,4 is recognized as an expert in own area within the organization.
  • Provides leadership, mentoring and guidance to others.
  • Is a lead contributor; may participate in development of business strategy.
  • Progression to this level is typically restricted based on business requirements.
  • Has developed depth of expertise in own discipline and broad knowledge of other disciplines.
  • Applies expertise to the most complex problems; coordinates work outside own area of expertise.
  • Anticipates customer needs to influence the development of innovative solutions.
  • Anticipates internal/external business and regulatory issues; recommends process/product improvements.
  • Manages resource requirements and business needs for projects.
  • Anticipates problems; develops innovative solutions and ensures solutions are consistent with organizational objectives.
  • Develops and manages plans to achieve objectives; participates in the development of business strategy.
  • Presents highly complex ideas and anticipates potential objections; influences others.
  • Takes leadership role; acts as a facilitator and mentor.
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in business, finance, marketing or engineering.
  • Typically has 10 to 25+ years of relevant experience.