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Cobham Mission Business Development Manager, Coolers in Davenport, Iowa

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Cobham is looking for a Business Development Manager – Level II to work in the dynamic and high-stakes setting of technologically advanced aerospace solutions and manufacturing at our Davenport, Iowa facility. The successful candidate will be equally at home with complex marketing formulas, public and customer relations, team building, strategic planning, and product development.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the business development, marketing, and product support responsibilities for assigned business & products to capture new business opportunities.

  • Assist with Research, analyze and recommend investment strategies for assigned business & products and effectively communicate requirements to senior management.

  • Assist with long-range strategic planning for assigned product lines including the impact on related department personnel and resources.

  • Assist in managing program aspects with Engineering, Operations Contracts and Finance during the initial stages of opportunity analysis, financial assessment, through negotiation and capture.

  • Participate in new product development, product design reviews, transition of new product into production, and implementation of new products with customers.

  • Develop program reports that include booking/order forecasts, billing/revenue schedules, and market pricing strategies.

  • Conduct customer visits and product-marketing presentations.

  • Participate in trade shows and technical symposiums.

  • Prepare and present marketing program briefings to external and internal customers.

  • Use judgment and critical thinking skills for complex business strategies and financial analyses.

  • Perform public relations and marketing responsibilities for a diverse customer base.

  • Build and maintain customer relations and analyze customers’ fiscal budget cycle/process.

  • Present technical and business information, both written and verbally.

  • Participate in a team-building environment by communicating and gaining support from employees within the assigned business area for divisional strategies and visions.

  • Normally require minimal supervision on day-to-day work activities.

  • Perform all operations according to prescribed safety principles.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in an appropriate discipline such as Engineering, Science, Marketing or Business.

  • 7+ years experience in Technical and Business Development in the Aerospace industry, Military Business, and/or Commercial Business environments.

  • 7+ years experience in MS Office Products: Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Domestic and international travel required 25% of the time.

  • Able to work in an office and indoor or outdoor industrial environment.

  • Strong background in product line business development and marketing activities.

  • Experience with cryogenic coolers, cryogenically cooled detector arrays and/or imaging systems solutions.

  • Experience with visual sensor and/or infrared imaging system capabilities, development and integration.

  • Due to export compliance, must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong background in product line business development and marketing activities.

  • Experience with cryogenic coolers, cryogenically cooled detector arrays and/or imaging systems solutions.

  • Experience with visual sensor and/or infrared imaging system capabilities, development and integration.

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.

  • Current US DoD security clearance or the ability to acquire a security clearance.

  • Experience with Salesforce CRM tool.

  • Able to lift up to 25 lbs. occasionally.

For more information regarding the Davenport facility and products manufactured there, please visit the below links:

https://www.cobham.com/mission-systems/locations/davenport-carleton-life-support-systems-inc/

https://www.cobham.com/mission-systems/locations/davenport-sargent-fletcher/

https://youtu.be/vrRbuKCK-QM

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.


Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.


To see all of our latest opportunities and for consideration please visitwww.cobham.com/careers

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Job Category: Sales & BD

Primary Location: US-Iowa-Davenport

Organization: CMS - Davenport

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 16-Nov-2020, 2:40:04 PM

Recruiter: Mark Whalen

Req ID: 318766

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