Business Development Analyst

  • location: Charlotte, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $15.30 - $24.01 per hour

job description

Business Development Analyst

job summary:
A Business Development Analyst is needed for a manufacturing company considered one of the world's leading innovators in materials science in the Charlotte, NC area. Perform the duty of contract review by vetting all requested an/or required services and materials to perform the job. Coordinating with sales/customer and the purchasing group or the vendor to ensure we have all data needed to make a sound financial decision.

location: Charlotte, North Carolina
job type: Contract
salary: $15.30 - 24.01 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Assess viability of Sales-derived and Market Development-derived services opportunities as needed
  • Draft formal services proposals
  • Create the playbook for quoting that adds consistency across all service divisions
  • Assist in the development of tools and models that will increase the efficiency of the Business Operations group
  • Include stage gate process with appropriate communications and approvals
  • Conduct a lessons learned review on projects (processes, successes, failures, financials, etc.) on a regular schedule
  • Participate in cross-functional process improvement activities after the lessons learned review
  • Seek out consulation as needed from other departments such as Legal, GSM, Design, and Project Managment
  • Work closely with the Systems Engineering group for design assistance.
  • Communicate requests and deliverable expectations to allow the best utilization of resources
  • Work directly with vendors to develop RFQ/RFP/RFI packages
  • Work directly with customers to understand their requirements
  • Manage the customer RFQ/Bid from inception to completion
  • Review bid package and determine if within our targeted areas
  • Interact with customer to achieve clarity where needed
  • Communicate requirements to the appropriate supply departments (procurement, design team, GSM, etc.)
  • Obtain quotes, internal labor cost, materials cost and model the project financials with assumptions
  • Complete/communicate the transfer of all "won" projects to the appropriate services departments/personnel and follow up to ensure acceptance
  • Prepare presentation, spreadsheets, graphs and reports as requested
  • Assist the team with special projects or needs as requested

  • BS or BA degree in technical or business field from an accredited college or university.
Experience Requirements:

Exposure to / experience with the following:

  • Services quote/bidding process (ex: responding to RFQs, RFIs, etc)
  • Fiber optic network design, wireless design, and products
  • Fiber optic/wireless network construction methods, equipment, and products
Required Skills:

  • Financial acumen
  • Project estimating
  • Ability to interface and communicate (orally and in writing) effectively with all levels of personnel internal and external to company and with various cultures
  • Must be able to work in a high profile position that handles details of a confidential and critical nature
  • Work effectively as both an individual performer and a team player.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, work efficiently and effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with fiber optic networks
  • bilingual - English/Spanish
  • DOD or other US Government agency quoting experience
  • Technical writing ability, with emphasis on effective presentation of detailed concepts.
Soft Skills:

  • strong interpersonal skills to support customer interface, consultative activities and work as part of a multi-divisional team

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Business Analysis
  • Optics

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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