Business Development Manager, Smart Buildings ~ Atlanta

Job Description

This position reports to the Branch General Manager and works with branch sales staff to achieve Atlanta Branch order intake targets.

We are hiring a strategic project/smart building Business Development Manager for Atlanta GA, the position will act as the Branch strategic leader in all aspects of developing, selling, and implementing digital smart building solutions. The BDM works as an integral member of the branch team, which includes sales and operations managers, account executives, project engineers, project developers and project managers. Your focus will be on some of the largest most prominent projects/customers in Georgia. You will lead and influence the smart buildings of tomorrow! Come join our dynamic team of highly skilled professionals that are market leaders.

What will you do?

  • Develop and lead strategic project pursuit activities
  • Work within Siemens internal and external ecosystem to enhance customer focuses use-cases
  • Creates and manages Branch business and tier relationship development strategies
  • Tracks and reports running pipeline of opportunities in close collaboration with branch leadership
  • Engage proper HQ resources as required for project development
  • Proactively position Siemens as a technology and energy partner with general contractors, consultants, and end-users
  • Works in close collaboration with Zone Integration and Network Engineer team
  • Actively participates in local industry organizations to expand network of local market influencers.

What will you need to succeed?

  • Mechanical, Electrical, Information Technology or General Engineering Degree is preferred
  • Technical proficiency, expertise knowledge related to Smart Buildings and structures
  • 5+ years of relevant industry work experience
  • Strategic thinking/vision: Able to see and communicate the big picture in an inspiring way. Determines opportunities and threats through comprehensive analysis of current and future trends
  • Intelligence: Learns quickly and demonstrates ability to proficiently understand and absorb new information
  • MS Office knowledge, skills, or expertise including advanced presentation skills
  • Customer Relationship Management Experience
  • Required amount of travel is 5%
  • Individual must possess a valid driver's license in good standing
  • The main objective of this role is to achieve Branch solutions order and gross margin targets
  • Achieve smart building order intake target
  • Migrate existing customer base to smart building solutions
  • Lead tier construction market approach utilizing smart building, IoT and ecosystem solutions to differentiate Siemens in the marketplace and on target projects accounts
  • Educate Branch sales and operations teams to successfully sell and execute smart building solutions
  • Provide guidance to branch sales management on strategic project acquisition
  • Conduct internal training sessions
  • Conduct external training sessions for consulting engineers, general contractors, and existing customers
  • Provide project specific strategic guidance and leadership
  • Provide project specific presentations
  • Enhance and innovate current solution set
  • Provide in depth, vertical market specific, customer research back to corporate office
  • Construction specification development

Preferred Qualifications: The list of preferred qualifications is preferred but NOT required to be considered for this position.

  • BS/BA in engineering or related discipline, or advanced degree, preferred
  • 5-10 years of sales/business development and operations experience
  • General knowledge of IT/OT/LV systems, converged networks, and cybersecurity
  • A strong consultative technical approach to understanding customer needs and communicating solutions that solve their project/business use-cases
  • Industry certifications such as LEED, PMP, CEM, etc are beneficial
This position supports a Siemens customer who requires all employees and vendors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 where permitted by applicable law and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.



Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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