25 days old

Director, Business Development

Westchester, IL
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Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets.For more information please visit our careers page at www.flex.com.

  • Industry:Electrical / ElectronicManufacturing

  • Type:Public Company


  • Headquarters:2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123

  • Company Size: 10,001+ employees

  • Website:www.flex.com

Job Description

The Director, Business Development will be responsible for identifying and winning new business, developing customer penetration strategies, and providing leadership in the planning and implementation of market and customer penetration strategies in order to cultivate and capture new large deal business opportunities that will enable Flex to exceed revenue and profit expectations.

We are looking for someone who is

  • Intensely collaborative
  • Passionately focused on the customer
  • Disciplined executor of responsibilities
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what youll do

  • Prioritize large deal targets, determine quality and alignment with segment strategy and strengths, create and execute successful penetration plans
  • Establish and lead matrix teams to develop comprehensive, innovative, and proactive proposals and project plans
  • Analyze and understand customer strategies, future product plans, expansion activities, and competition to develop solutions to customer challenges and create new business opportunities
  • Cultivate customer relationships, deliver effective proposals, and negotiate complex contracts to capture profitable new business
  • Ability to engage in C-level customer conversations
  • Effectively brief and leverage executives on strategy and tactics to enhance customer relationships and consummate deals
  • Ensure proposal objectives and deliverables maximize operating profit and revenue growth
  • Successfully negotiate difficult and/or critical business matters, through interaction with executive level managers both internally and externally
  • Take appropriate levels of risk and make decisions that have significant business impact
  • Represent and provide market exposure for Flextronics at industry events, conferences, and trade shows

Here is some of what youll need (required)

  • Bachelors degree in sales, business development, business management, or a related discipline
  • Seven plus years of progressive experience in business development roles; electronics contract manufacturing required
  • Knowledge of program management, manufacturing, supply chain, and operations functions, and strong financial acumen.
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time or more

Here are a few of our preferred experiences

  • MBA
  • Multiple language capabilities are a plus

Here are a few examples of what youll get for the great work you provide

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers

Job Category

Sales - Marketing - Account Mgmt

Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law. Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: accesibility@flex.com. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.

The information we collect:

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Posted: 2018-09-25 Expires: 2018-10-24
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