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Who We Need

Business Development Manager – North America

We are looking to recruit an experienced Business Development Manager to grow our footprint in North America, primarily in the wind energy sector. We are seeking a passionate, enthusiastic salesperson who wants to be a key player in our business development team building strong customer relationships, identifying and developing new business opportunities and growing revenue.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Secure new business opportunities aligned to the agreed business development targets and company growth strategy
  • Prepare and submit proposals
  • Assist the company in winning projects and tenders
  • Track new business development opportunities, utilizing market knowledge and market intelligence tools to identify projects and new clients
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with key clients and potential clients operating within the wind energy industry to promote the services of the company
  • Represent the company at trade shows, professional meetings and industry forums
  • Engage in strategic development planning including preparation and implementation of market plans, customer management plans and prospect capture plans
  • Develop and maintain business development reporting tools to effectively communicate business development activity
  • Interact with technical team on project execution
  • Promote Wm. O’Brien’s capabilities and track record via social media, conferences and direct contact with key industry players

 

Profile of the Ideal Candidate

Education

  • Engineering qualification, practical engineering training or commercial/business administration is desirable

 

Experience

  • 5 years+ experience of working at a senior level in the wind energy or heavy lift industry
  • Proven experience winning heavy lift or wind energy projects
  • Experience in /knowledge of technical facets of wind energy installation, repowering, life extension and decommissioning
  • Transport experience would also be beneficial

 

Key Skills

  • Extensive experience and a professional network within the US wind energy business
  • Excellent instincts and commercial awareness coupled with a strategic mindset
  • Excellent client facing skills with a strong customer focused approach
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills
  • Excellent communications skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work as a member of a diverse and multi-faceted team, as well as independently when necessary
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and CRM software

 

Travel – as required.

 

Remuneration will be commensurate with the experience of the successful candidate and responsibilities of this position.

 

If you are interested in this position, please email your cv to jobs@wmobrien.com.

 

Want to work at Wm. O’Brien but don’t see the perfect role listed here?


No problem. Simply email your CV, making sure to list relevant certifications, to jobs@wmobrien.com. We’re always on the lookout for exceptional talent.

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