Business Development Director Structures

Product Management and Business Development, United States

Job Description:

The Business Development Director in the Structures Center of Excellence (CoE) will be responsible for the growth and business success of the Structures CoE worldwide. They will define, lead, and help with the execution of both short-term tactical approaches to address immediate market opportunities and longer-term strategic approaches to accelerate the growth of the CoE in a sustainable manner. More specifically, this means opening opportunities in new industries and applications areas; identifying, establishing, and supporting alliances; and overall guiding the field sales teams and channel partners to success. The BD Director will be a key part of the CoE leadership team and will assist with market and competitive assessments, business case development, and strategy for the CoE, in conjunction with other CoEs in the organization such as acoustics, CFD, and virtual manufacturing.

Key Qualifications:
  • Deep knowledge of physics-based modeling & simulation (finite element analysis), especially for solids and structures. MS or Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Understanding of the MSC Structures portfolio and/or equivalent competitive products
  • Consummate Networker: Build virtual teams with colleagues across the organization, in various CoEs, BUs, GEOs, Marketing etc., and with external partners
  • Self-motivated Leader & Problem Solver: Proven ability to find solutions to various problems (technical, organizational, resources etc.) working within a large, evolving, multinational organization. 
  • Cheerleader: Be the ultimate champion for the Structures CoE by supporting the sales teams to deliver successes and working with the product teams to address industry needs
  • Team player: Collaborate with and support other CoE teams, especially with proximal workflows and solutions, to ensure overall success of Hexagon MSC.
  • Be a standout colleague and leader that everyone loves to work with!

 Define and execute the Structures CoE strategy for Hexagon MSC. This should cover:
  • Mapping out the Structures ecosystems – key drivers within the industry, sectors to target, competitive landscape within each sector etc.
  • Identifying economic and technology influences and define solutions that will enable Hexagon MSC to be disruptive
  • Priorities for key geographies to be targeted, and associated challenges/solutions
  • Partnerships & acquisitions to expand competitiveness, reach and presence
  • Validating the CoE strategy with key customers and partners
  • Support for Channel strategy
  • Guide the marketing teams for effective lead generation, communications, and thought leadership exercises
  • Collaborate with HMI industry teams to develop high quality and differentiating industry solutions
  • Assist the Product Management team to build a world class competitive product suite by being a voice for the field teams, customers, and partners
  • Support the sales teams with key engagements and deliver on the targeted growth rates, both organic and otherwise
  • Maintain up-to-date business performance metrics for review by HMI MSC management
Additional Requirements:
    • 7-10+ years of experience in business development or partnership roles, ideally in the technology industry
    • Work flexible hours to accommodate the needs of a globally dispersed organization
    • Manage variable workloads based on business needs
    • Modeling and simulation knowledge in other physics such as CFD, acoustics, EM, would be very useful
    • Proven track record of developing strategic partnerships and negotiating agreement terms. 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Comfortable communicating directly with senior executives internally and at partners and customers. 

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