Science Systems and Applications, Inc. - Science and Technology with Passion


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Director of Business Development
Reference #:21-3156
Open Date:6/22/2021
Location:Greenbelt, MD
US Citizenship Required:No
Job Description:

Science Systems and Applications, Inc (SSAI) has an opening for a Director of Business Development (BD) to lead and oversee business development functions, including market analyses, competitive analyses, identification of potential target opportunities, development and execution of capture plans, and development of proposals in response to a RFPs, RFQs, and Task Order requests. The Director of Business Development will establish and nurture relationships with existing and potential customers, as well as industry partners. The Director of Business Development is a member of SSAI's Senior Management Staff, supports Corporate Strategic Initiatives, and reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

Required Qualifications:
This position requires a minimum of a Bachelors degree in a technical or business discipline and 12 years of relevant experience in business development or technical services in the federal and/or commercial sectors; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additionally, qualified candidates will have a successful track record of identifying, marketing, and capturing services contracts with U.S. government agencies, State/Local governments, and/or commercial entities. The candidate must have knowledge of a broad spectrum of science, engineering, and IT disciplines, and understanding of the aerospace industry, its key players and potential partners; knowledge of the federal procurement process, and experience interacting with executive level management of various organizations; and excellent written and verbal communication skills, creativity and problem-solving ability. The candidate must also have extensive experience managing and developing proposals in response to Federal Agency and State/Local procurements for scientific research and development, engineering, IT services, and/or research applications. Established contacts and experience working with officials at Federal Agencies such as NASA, NOAA, USGS, EPA, USDA, DoD (Air Force, Army, Navy, USSF, USCG) and/or State/Local government officials engaged in research and technology applications are highly desirable.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience with proposal development methodologies, such as Shipley, is strongly desired.