Business Developer

Location: Germany, Darmstadt Application deadline: 5 November 2021 Reference number: 920
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Why join RHEA?

We are a growing international company, with over 650 staff working in 11 countries. Our teams are involved in innovative space missions and cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems.

When you join us, you will work alongside recognized industry experts, either on our clients’ premises or in our offices across Europe and Canada. This is your opportunity to boost your career and shape the future of the space, security and systems engineering industries.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Unique career opportunities, including working in other countries
  • Personalized training and development programmes
  • Flexible relocation support
  • Stable company with a family atmosphere.

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RHEA Group is a leading engineering consultancy firm with demonstrated expertise in space, system- and secure software solutions. We employ skilled engineers, scientists and management professionals and offer a range of exciting career paths working alongside clients such as the European Space Agency, the European Commission, EUMETSAT, NATO and the major European satellite and space systems manufacturers.

In a constant growth, RHEA Group has almost doubled the amount of employees these last 3 years by bringing new projects or offering new services to our customers. Because our business growth remains key for us, we are currently recruiting a Business Developer to contribute to our business growth in Germany. This position is based in Darmstadt, in Germany.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Identify business opportunities with existing and new clients in Germany.
  • Develop and maintain specific focused client relationships (long term).
  • Lead the implementation of Germany business plan.
  • Identify potential partners to guarantee the optimization of RHEA’s positioning within Germany as well as for specific opportunities.
  • Create and maintain a pipeline of sales leads.
  • Become fully conversant in, and able to demonstrate, RHEA products.
  • Interact with the RHEA product technical experts & provide customer feedback.
  • Manage the preparation of offers and proposals to customers in liaison with RHEA’s Bid Management team.
  • Support negotiation of resulting contracts.
  • Ensure leads are properly qualified and ensure the RHEA Sales lifecycle is adhered to for all proposals.
  • Achieve the business development targets for Germany.
  • Coordinate with Marketing & Communication to ensure the product website and social media are up-to-date and attractive to customers.
  • Review and propose improvements to the governance of the business development process in accordance with Best Practice.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • A University degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics or related subject.
  • At least 7 years of experience in a business development role.
  • Good knowledge of complete business winning lifecycle, including capture, qualification and developing capture plans and win strategies.
  • Ability to establish and meet deadlines, multi-task and prioritise multiple, simultaneous activities.
  • Excellent communicator with strong planning and delivery orientation.
  • Commercial / financial / business acumen.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Able to build relationships with colleagues and work cooperatively with others to achieve goals.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and German.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

  • Proven track record in the development of service and system/software business for the space sector.
  • Knowledge of European space related institutions and industry.
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Why join RHEA?

We are a growing international company, with over 650 staff working in 11 countries. Our teams are involved in innovative space missions and cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems.

When you join us, you will work alongside recognized industry experts, either on our clients’ premises or in our offices across Europe and Canada. This is your opportunity to boost your career and shape the future of the space, security and systems engineering industries.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Unique career opportunities, including working in other countries
  • Personalized training and development programmes
  • Flexible relocation support
  • Stable company with a family atmosphere.

Want to know more?

If you have any questions before submitting an application, please get in touch – we are always happy to tell you more.

Contact our Recruitment team

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