Business Development Manager – CFD

Product Management and Business Development, India

Business Development Manager – CFD Solutions, Indo-Pacific

Hexagon is a global leader working across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, agriculture, safety, and mobility solutions. Hexagon’s technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous - ensuring a scalable, sustainable future. Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence helps manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. Globally, 95% of the automobiles, 90% of the aircrafts, 85% of the smartphones have Hexagon technologies in them.

Job Profile
Provide leadership and drive accelerated business growth for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulation Tool Cradle CFD under Design & Engineering (D&E) Portfolio of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence (MI) in the Indo-Pacific region, in association with the teams that helps to accelerate the promotion and adoption of D&E and Hexagon MI solutions. Lead, develop and implement growth strategies for Cradle CFD Product solutions efficiently, by creating effective and business-relevant solutions, practice development, and marketing engagements across industries.

Duties / Responsibilities
  • Lead Hexagon MI’s CFD suite of products in all industries, help generate business opportunities, and bring them to fruition through technical and business development activities
  • Lead the Indo-Pacific CFD technical team and work with sales personnel to provide product, domain and technology knowledge in support of pre-sales and business development activities
  • Work independently, in association with the Indian and Global Sales, Technical and Marketing personnel, to achieve revenue targets for Indo-Pacific region
  • Build and follow up on sales leads, make and maintain account plans, and establish long term customer relationships, develop proposals and support opportunities towards closure
  • Understand business and technical challenges faced by customers including industry practices, key regulations, business drivers, competitive analyses, evolving business needs, etc.
  • Stay abreast of product roadmap as well as understanding the scenarios, features and functions within each of the products
  • Systematic reporting of Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Forecasts
  • Be hands-on with the product usage and conduct successful demonstrations and benchmarks
  • Develop and enable Channel Partners and associate in Channel growth
  • Liaison with Product Management, sales organization and customers to provide feedback about features, gaps, competitive analysis and other related information
  • Responsible for understanding business challenges faced by the customers and prospects, including industry practices, key regulations, business drivers, competitive analyses, and evolving business needs
  • Have a good understanding of the Hexagon MI solution portfolio, and manage successful demonstrations and benchmarks
  • Mentor and guide Tech Sales team members
  • Responsible for conducting meetings, trainings, awareness programs and tailoring communications to address business needs of existing and potential customers in the region, as well as documenting the engagements on a regular basis
  • Attend conferences and work with Subject Matter Experts, and research to stay on top of changes in business and technology; Develop industry-specific and technical whitepapers

  • Graduate or Postgraduate degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or MBA from a reputed institution
  • Strong understanding and experience in CFD simulation sales with leading commercial simulation softwares
  • An established and successful background in Business Development and Sales
  • Well-connected in and knowledgeable about the Region and Customers (especially in Automotive, Aerospace, Electronics and HVAC)
  • 10+ years of experience in the simulation software sales, CFD tool specific sales experience will be added advantage
  • Good knowledge of industry standards, processes, and tools
  • Good aptitude to capture customer requirements, perform market studies and drive commercial business

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Desired
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship building and team-building skills
  • Excellent analytical, verbal, written and communication skills, and able to communicate technical and business information to widely varied audiences
  • Ability to analyze and strategize business requirements, processes and positioning
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, and demonstrated ability to handle complex challenges even under pressure
  • Strong work ethic, proactive and problem-solving attitude along with conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to comprehend and manage complex environments and business interactions
  • Extremely motivated and a team player
  • Good grip on the macro-economic scenarios and multi-cultural diversity
  • Ready to travel 60% of the working days
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in a matrix type interpersonal environment
  • Long term vision, strategic mindset, and persistent engagement
  • Ability to understand and capture business requirements, processes, and customer problems
  • Ability to motivate and influence team members

Pune / Bengaluru

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