The Vice President – Business Development will plan and execute sales activities to meet aggressive new business growth goals by proactively uncovering sales opportunities with targeted prospects within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The perfect candidate will be creative and professional in executing the GovernmentCIO growth strategy.
This is an outstanding opportunity to demonstrate your business development acumen, work alongside GovernmentCIO experts harnessing the latest technologies, and develop lasting solutions that improve citizen services. In this role you will work collaboratively with other GovernmentCIO growth team members, subject matter experts, senior leadership, clients, vendors, and teaming partners. Ideal candidates will have a strong track record of serving as ambassadors for service or product offerings, specifically with engagement with C-level individuals. This position offers an excellent opportunity for growth within a well-respected entrepreneurial firm.
Candidates must possess at least five years of successful experience selling services and solutions to the Federal Government, be experienced with the Federal acquisition process and regulations, be comfortable in all aspects of the sales cycle, have excellent prospecting skills and a strong established business network. Candidates must also have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to work independently with little or no direct supervision. Candidates must have experience at developing new business within the VA. Must have experience shaping and closing a variety of opportunities including a relevant mix of program types, complexities, products, technologies and customers. Occasional travel may be required.