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Business Development Manager 


Role & Responsibilities

  • This is an individual contributor role that reports directly to the head of our Business Development function
  • This is not a remote position; candidate will be expected to report on site to our Melbourne, FL location
  • Assists in identifying and evaluating acquisitions, licensing opportunities and strategic business alliances that are in line with the Company's long-range goals
  • Detailed analysis and targeting of potential OEMs and the development of a focused communication plan and capture strategy
  • Participates in the on-going maintenance of the business development pipeline including identification of programs, customers, potential contract values, and timing
  • Conduct continuing assessment of business development performance, as compared with business development plans. Will assist in the development and dissemination of information on a continuous basis to all pertinent parties concerning the fulfilling of project goals and objectives.
  • Participates in the development of the annual business strategic plan which provides direction and focus to all new business pursuits

Ideal candidate will be:

  • Emotionally intelligent and able to build strong trust with leaders and employees of diverse backgrounds and situations at all levels
  • Collaborative, marked by transparency and flexibility, with a commitment to building strong teams
  • An exceptional communicator in both written and verbal interactions; clear, concise, and courageous in giving tough but supportive feedback when needed
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and constant change, nimble and responsive in the short-term while driving progress on longer-term initiatives

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in business/engineering/marketing or related field plus a minimum of 5 years direct industry experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and build a consensus in a high-pressure environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • US Citizenship required

Physical Demands:

Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time, able to handle stressful situations and multi-tasking, able to work under time constrains, and will at times be required to work with some chemicals and bonding agents. Ability to lift and manipulate 25-pound objects, sometimes overhead. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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About the Organization  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 6/27/2022  
About the Organization Are you looking for a career that allows big business ability, and small business agility? A company with a family like feel, where you will truly love your job? Look no further! Extant Aerospace is located in sunny Melbourne, Florida, just minutes from the beaches, Kennedy Space Center, and Port Canaveral. Extant manufactures and supplies complex electronic assemblies to the DoD and international customers for military and commercial applications. Extant also provides licensing and obsolescence management services for legacy electronics systems. Extant is growing in the exciting field of commercial aviation and aerospace, and is looking for experienced personnel to help guide us to success! For additional information, please visit our website at  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

To conform to U.S. export control regulations, requirements of this position include being authorized to work in the U.S., and a U.S. person. Certain positions may require eligibility for a U.S. Government security clearance.  
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