Must already have Top Secret clearance used in the past 24 months The Federal Business Development Manager is the leader of the Evans Federal business unit. This position is the senior leader of Federal business development, consistently working across sales operations, field operations, and the proposal management team to ensure a continuous stream of new federal business for the company. The Federal Manager has the resources of the company at their disposal to protect, expand and grow federal business for Evans. The Federal Manager is the thought leader, ready to assist in developing strategies for growth and identifying new market opportunities. She will represent the company to strategic vendors and teaming partners, making strategic assessments on capabilities and establishing riskreward balance for 150+ unique bid opportunities annually. The success or failure of every proposal effort is within the direct control of the Federal Manager. She will work with regional sales reps as the primary contact to the government client on the proposal. She is resourced to succeed ndash all the resources of the company are at the ready to support the Federal Manager. With an in-depth understanding and knowledge of FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and skills in strategic selling the Manager is responsible for leading federal business development, capture efforts, sales marketing, proposal development, new program pursuits, capture strategies, management of existing programs, competitive assessments, defense acquisition processes, partnering, establishing and building new and existing customer relationships and all other duties resulting in increased sales. Knowledge of federal acquisition contracting vehicles and alternative procurement strategies is essential. Core Responsibilities Responsible to secure new DD 254rsquos to ensure Evans Federal continues to have coverage for security clearances. Innovative acquisition advanced planning. Federal trade show annual planning and budgeting. Soliciting continued support from strategic partners. Support Federal marketing initiatives to include website contentstrategy, outreach campaigns tied to the Government Fiscal Year cycle, and individual customer or showroom related events. Assist and mentor the US-based PM for new security-cleared projects that require administrative. paperwork (i.e., vendor registrations) bid documents, NDAs, and logistics planning when required. Maintain and update a library of boilerplate vertical market management tools (sample SoWs, sole source justification examples). Showroom strategy, development and partnering selectionrecruiting as it relates to Federal BD. Mentor, train, develop, and educate sales and other corporate staff on the changing trends in federal acquisition strategies. Qualify lsquobuyingrsquo potential in terms of government buying and access to buyingspending resources through knowledge of government procurement process and hierarchy. Screens 150+ potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, and financials. Develop negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations. Close new business deals by coordinating requirements developing and negotiating contracts and integrating contract requirements with business operations. Maintain and grow existing programs, partner relationships, and customer relationships. Recommend new product development ideas consistent with market needs and Evansrsquo capabilities. Contribute to the development and refinement of Evansrsquo vision and strategy. Provide competitive and market analysis. Develop, review, and report on the strategic objectives. Active participation in Corporate Strategy discussions as necessary. Required Experience 10+ years of experience with government or complex system strategy andor business development. 10+ years competitive experience with IDIQs, Full, and Open, PrimeSub, SB Set-asides. 10+ yearsrsquo experience with firm-fixed-price (FFP) contracts. Demonstrated track record of winning total FFP contract value of 50M over the past 5 years. Demonstrated understanding of government contracting and procurement processes. Established and impeccable reputation among players in government contracting business. 8+ years of sales and business development experience in the DoD. Demonstrated experience selling to all Federal Agencies to include DoD, all Intelligence Agencies, Special Operations Community, COCOMs, and all Federal Civilian Agencies. Direct Experience in, or comprehensive understanding of, mission-critical work environments. Ideally prior military experience, notably in government. Strong technical understanding of the complexities of technical products and services. Experienced in an extensive and technical qualification process. Strong analytical skills. Ability to communicate complex, technical and premium products. Promotes projects a professional corporate image. Able to open doors, contribute to openingclosing sales opportunities. Understands technical specifications, and the expertise to understand customer requirements with respect to product modifications. Conducts research to identify, contact potential clients, joins or replaces a sales manager as applicable at various meetings presenting the technical features and benefits of products and services. Utilizes technical expertise to understand customer requirements and incorporate technical knowledge into a sales pitch. Provide technical ongoing support following the purchase of Evans products and services. Education In-depth knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations FAR with DAIWA or FAC-C level 1 certification or equivalent or equivalent experience. Bachelor's Degree (preferably technical) andor equivalent. 10+ years of strategic and visionary sales experience in Federal business, preferably in mission-critical environments. Understanding the buying process in complex selling environments involving integrators, FFRDCs, vendors, and end-users. A thorough grasp of professional and consultative solution selling skills to include a history of successful contract negotiations where the close cycle may require multiple calls over many months or years. Skills Proposal team management Complex team management Capture methodology training (examples) Certified in Miller Heiman, Shipley or other Federal business development methodology Sales process and sales Skills Uses an effective sales process Good qualification skills Good relationship building skills Motivated by sales Prospecting skills Selling high end firm-fixed priced solutions at a premium Vertical market management Control Room Market knowledge Presentation skills High Energy level Driven to stretch goals Negotiation Excellent communication (oral, written and presentation) skills and be able to present complex business plans and topics (pricing or service strategies). Special Requirements This position is based at our Vienna, VA office and daily presence in the office is required. This is not a home-based position. Travel is a significant part of the job Active DoD TS Clearance or complete a thorough background check to demonstrate ability to be cleared About EVANS Federal Solutions EVANS Federal supports the design, construction and technology refresh of secure control rooms. Our cleared professionals understand both the ergonomic demands and the regulatory requirements that must be met to deliver a high-functioning secure space. Working with our partners, we design, coordinate, install and service spaces that meet your teamrsquos unique requirements and SCIF accreditation (if necessary). Ultimately allowing you to 'Optimize Human Performance for Mission Critical Environments.' EVANS Federal has a senior staff with Secret, Top Secret, and higher security clearances. Our field support teams are all CJIS (Criminal Justice Information Services) certified and maintain DoD security clearances and CAC cards required for secure facilities. With the largest and most experienced team focused exclusively on control room environments, we have successfully designed and implemented projects ranging in size and complexity. We serve a diverse client base ndash teams in every branch of the Department of Defense, the Pentagon, NASA, the White House, FEMA, and most 3-Letter Agencies. We design and build command control (C2) infrastructure including Network Operation Centers (NOC's), Security Operation Centers (SOC's), Joint Operation Centers (JOC's), Global Security Operation Centers (GSOC's), and Intelligence Operation Centers (IOC's). Our customers trust EVANS Federal Services to design, install and help maintain their 247, 365 mission-critical operations.