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Black & Veatch Managing Director, Sales Distributed Infrastructure in Des Moines, Iowa

Managing Director, Sales Distributed Infrastructure

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Company : Black & Veatch Mgmt Consulting

Req Id : 37802

Job Title : Managing Director, Sales Distributed Infrastructure

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : MCD-MGMT CONSULTING - MCD

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

As the leading employee-owned engineering, consulting and construction company we have an unparalleled committed to our clients and the communities they serve. Black & Veatch is seeking an exceptional leader to join our Management Consulting organization as Managing Director, Sales. The world is changing at an unprecedented rate and that change increases the demand for innovation and efficiency to deliver solutions and services across the world’s utility infrastructure. Join Black & Veatch Management Consulting and use your talent and expertise to impact the world

Primary Purpose:

The Managing Director, Sales is held accountable for growing the business, maintaining client satisfaction and contributing to the success of Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC (BVMC). Providing input to the strategy and direction for organization, this leader drives the process to acquire new clients and engagements, to grow existing clients, and maintain a strong relationship with senior executives at assigned accounts to ensure client satisfaction and considerable business growth.

Additionally, the Managing Director, Sales focuses on:

• New business development in the areas of d istributed infrastructure asset management, O&M services, bankability and feasibility studies, including developing and delivering opportunities in the marketplace, with the emphasis on sales and account growth and profitability

• Identify, sell and direct innovative solutions from our portfolio addressing complex problems and market trends in the areas of distributed infrastructure for asset owners, developers, investors, lenders and other stakeholders. Distributed Infrastructure includes but not limited to renewable energy facilities with solar and/or storage; transportation electrification and electrical vehicle enablement, 5G communication, distributed data center, etc.

• Support a number of assigned accounts across industry segments (e.g., financial, power, gas, water), reflecting the Management Consulting offering strategy and value propositions

• Collaborate and partner with Management Consulting Offerings and Services teams as well as the broader B&V EPC team to provide comprehensive solutions to the energy and utilities market

Key Responsibilities

  • Generate new andadd-on business, including new contracts, contract extensions, renewals and increased scope with focus on industries and clients along the distributed infrastructure value chain.

  • Consistently meet sales bookings and profitability goals

  • Responsible for key account leadership and senior executive relationship management

  • Effectively developing and articulating value proposition of service offerings to clients

  • Prospect for potential leads within key accounts and uncover distributed infrastructureneeds within those prospects.

  • Partner with relevant team members to create account plans, sales meetings, and winning proposals

  • Work with executive leadership, legal and other involved parties on contract development and negotiations

  • Coordinate opportunities from prospect through engagement

  • Development and cultivation of a well-qualified sales pipeline

  • Gain and share understanding of clients' and assigned key accounts'organization, processes, business strategies, product or service offerings and decision-making structures

  • Work collaboratively with the Black & Veatch resources to define the approach and strategy for achieving client requirements

  • Effectively negotiate with multiple levels of executive management within prospective client organizations

  • Use in-depth knowledge and insight of key competitors to create compelling reasons for prospective clients to engage with the Black & Veatch

  • Communicate the status of opportunities, clearly articulate next steps and discuss potential risks with the wider sales and account management team in weekly meeting

  • Participate in industry organizations

Location: US-Based Virtual/Remote role.Ability to travel 60-80%.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience

  • 12years of experience in business development and/or sales ofservices

  • 5 years of experience in the energy sector (renewable energy, power, gas and/or oil, water)

  • 3 years of experience in distributed infrastructure

  • Proven sales success of at least $10million annually

  • 3 years of experience in proposal development and contract negotiating skills which includes knowledge of terms, risks, pricing, and payment terms

  • Ability to travel60-80%

Applicants for this position must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Black & Veatch Management Consulting (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA

  • 8years of experience selling management consulting services to the energy sector

  • Familiarity with current policy and capital prioritization trends as the energy ecosystem and markets evolve and become increasingly distributed

  • 10 years of experience in the energy sector(renewable energy, power, gas and/or oil, water)

  • Proven sales success exceeding $20 million annually

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the energy sector, including utilities; knowledge of industry business drivers and motivators, and transformation drivers and impacts

  • Understanding of financial metrics including profitability, revenue, overhead costs and project financials

  • Excellent communication/human relations presentation skills (written, verbal, client service); ability to develop and maintain key relationships

  • High degree of self-confidence and determination

  • Highly developed organizational and management skills


Drives results

Communicates effectively

Business insight

Customer focus


Strategic mindset

Tech savvy

Work Environment/Physical Demands

US-Based Virtual/Remote Role. Ability to travel 60-80%.

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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