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Executive Director of Development 

Category Business Development  

The primary function of the Executive Director of Development role is to assist with the Strategic and Tactical implementation of Business Development for the organization.


Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Business Development

  • Lead/Identify new Business Development opportunities in customer environments.
  • Implements and maintains growth strategies, technology, and intellectual property.
  • Conduct primary industry and market research, competitive analyses, and customer needs assessments.
  • Identify and realize growth and alliance opportunities with key industry organizations.
  • Cultivate and maintain key contacts and relationships, positioning our business opportunities and developing capture plans.
  • Develop and execute strategies for lead generation, and all other matters related to revenue generation within appropriate industries/business segment.
  • Communicate effectively with resources to properly support targeted customers and their projects.
  • Serve as capture manager for large task orders, IDIQs, and BPAs originating out of potential markets.
  • Coordinate meetings with Executive Directors of Operations with the goal of business expansion in existing customer organizations.
  • Assisting with corporate initiatives and customer contacts to help expand current business endeavors.

Proposal Operations / Transition Management

  • Support proposal efforts by providing intelligence regarding specific customer needs, pain points, win themes, etc.
  • Coordinate specific opportunities with current operations to leverage internal corporate Subject Matter Experts from multiple disciplines to pursue key prospects.
  • Responsible to independently serve as proposal manager/capture lead and coordinate large and small proposal development.
  • Supporting teaming meetings / coordinating activities among consultant team members including review / signature of Non-Disclosure Agreements / Teaming Agreements (NDAs / TAs) / workshare and salary discussions.
  • Support Operations with new contract awards as a Transition Manager to ensure smooth handoff from Proposal phase, Contract Award, and execution of the effort.


  • May direct staff.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
Position Requirements


  • Twelve (12) years related experience.
  • Seven (7) years U.S. Government/Military Industrial Complex background required.
  • Previous experience providing quality/compliance expertise in an ISO 9001 and CMMI services organization desired.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Program Management Professional (PMP) desired.

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with teaming partners, customers, and corporate staff (verbal and written).
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must have strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to travel less than 25% of the time may be required.

Security Clearance: Secret security clearance preferred.

US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Req Number BUS-21-00001  
Location Remote, USA  
About the Organization Here at Sawdey Solution Services, Inc., an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v1.3 Level 3 appraised corporate headquarters, we have built a nationwide and global footprint by providing innovative, cross-disciplined professional services, engineering, and cyber solutions to Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Agencies, and commercial customers. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:

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What We Offer:
Whether you are a transitioning service member or are an experienced government contracting professional, Sawdey Solution Services, Inc. offers a strong benefits package that extends beyond compensation. In addition to our healthcare plans, we also have benefits that encourage work/life balance, support your retirement goals, and aid in achieving not only your career goals, but your educational and training goals as well.

Don't just take our word (and others' words) for it… We invite you to come experience the Sawdey difference for yourself!

EOE Statement Sawdey Solution Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer-Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4 and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status.  
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