Are you an experienced Business Development Manager looking for a new and exciting opportunity? We are on an exciting journey to transform the way we do training. Do you want to be part of our growth journey? Join us as Business Development Manager in Houston.

We offer

A unique opportunity to work in a truly global business, working with some of the largest customers in the region.

You will be part of our global Simulation Division and you will be focusing on customer activities and driving key initiatives. You will report to the Head of Commercial US.

Key responsibilities

• Prospect and sell training solutions to clients within your designated regions and accounts
• Understand the key pain points of the customer, map it to the services of the organization and draft proposals accordingly with support from functional teams as required
• Accountable for developing and growing share of wallet for all customers assigned and building strong relationships with the decision-makers and influencers of the clients
• Accountable for identifying all relevant opportunities as per company growth strategy, through collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders.
• Ensure sales systems and reporting are up to date for management tracking, analysis and planning
• Monitor adherence to tender nominations, commitments, terms, and conditions with an aim to increase share of wallets in line with business goals.
• Collaborate with local and international colleagues to provide first-class service to further increase customer satisfaction and loyalty.

We are looking for

We are looking for an experienced professional (more than 4 years) preferably with an existing background from within the energy sector, incl. exposure to the Maritime industry. Demonstrated experience within business development is required.

Additionally, we are looking for candidates who have the following skillsets:
• A solution-based sales professional.
• Well-developed skills in identifying and maturing business opportunities, building relationships, and storytelling
• Deep understanding of the competitive landscape, and can adjust approaches to customers as a result
• Comfortable with shifting priorities, workload, and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
• Proven track record of targeting, pursuing and winning opportunities, through both personal and collaborative selling efforts, in tendered and non-tendered environments
• Strong presence and ability to communicate / present / consult with decision-makers
• A team player in a fast-paced international environment, coping with large-scale business challenges
• Capable of building strong and lasting relationships and networks at multiple levels, focusing on decision-makers and influencers, both locally and internationally
• Well-developed communication, persuasiveness, influencing and presentation skills as well as the ability to do needs evaluation and handle most common customer objections
• Resilient, tenacious and persistent
• Self Motivated and performance-driven
• Excellent communication skills in English
• You must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. Local candidates only; no relocation assistance is provided.

For further information, please contact: Ross Mabie via ross.mabie@maersktraining.com