Business Development Manager

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 03 March 2021
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 01 April 2021


This is a mid-level management position that performs increasingly complex business development work on capture and proposal teams. Responsibilities include the development of capture planning and proposal development strategies for USAID and other clients; leading cross-functional proposal teams; and delivering competitive, high-quality proposal documents for submission. This includes guiding the development of a bid strategy; conducting competitive analysis; guiding the development and implementation of capture plans, teaming and staffing strategies; and facilitating the development of responsive technical solutions. The incumbent manages the development and delivery of competitive technical and cost proposals, develops partnerships and client relationships, tracks procurement opportunities, and provides guidance on or pre-bid intelligence gathering efforts. The incumbent also provides input into Creative's knowledge management and capture of best practices and lessons learned for future business development efforts, and further assures that all work under management is within the parameters of Creative's Business Development Policy and Procedures, including Creative's Style Manual, and all company proposal policies, procedures and timelines.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Business Development Manager works under general supervision and reports to and is typically supervised by the Director of Regional Business Development, or designee.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Successful leadership of assigned, capture, and proposal development projects, ensuring adherence to Creative's business development practices and standards;
  • Coach and mentor junior staff in business development;
  • Demonstrate deep knowledge, skills and abilities in capture, and proposal development and skill in applying lessons learned from prior capture, and proposal teams to subsequent assignments;
  • Provide dynamic representation of business development across the company; develop desired synergies and alliances when working on assigned capture, and proposal opportunities for technical program divisions;
  • Continue proactive involvement within the international development industry and business development profession to stay abreast latest developments, innovations, and best practices.


Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Considerable knowledge of and expertise in the international development industry;
  • Proficiency in a second language, preferably Spanish, French, or Arabic
  • Experience using SharePoint
  • Experience using Dynamics365 (CRMS)


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