Technical Business Development Specialist

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, NM

Job posting number: #7085043 (Ref:678334)

Posted: September 10, 2021

Job Description

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time. : Are you passionate about business development and creating academic partnerships? You could be the Business Development Professional we are seeking to support Sandia's Academic Partnerships team in the development of strategic direction for future business, programs and research investments! In this role, you will work closely with both internal and external partnership leaders. You will participate in development and implementation of long-range objectives by identifying strategic issues that could affect research, mission and partnerships growth and performance. You will scan the environment and utilize competitive intelligence to monitor national and international issues related to Sandia National Laboratories' mission. You will create internal and external briefs and presentations on strategy, needs, and trends and create qualitative insight reports that identify key findings and segment audiences by opportunity. In this role, you will specifically be a part of our Campus Executive, Postdoc Office, and Faculty Loan programs. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Facilitate communications and initiatives between internal and external partners + Develop success metrics and tools for the program and provide reporting on results + Provide project planning and management + Foster internal and external partnerships + Establish partnership engagement plans + Evaluate mission opportunities for further engagement and develop technical value propositions Join our team and realize your dreams while making a difference.

+ Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience in a high tech, government, or academic business development environment + Experience in one or more of the following areas: + Business, program, or project planning and management + Customer relationship management techniques + Success metrics development and reporting + Able to acquire and maintain a DOE security clearance

+ Master's or PhD in a relevant field + Proven ability to succeed in a cross-disciplinary team + Experience integrating with a spatially dispersed team + Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills + Ability to interact with all levels of personnel and management + Business development experience in Science and Technology related fields

Department Description:

Sandia National Laboratories has created a strategic Academic Partnerships program to deepen its institutional relationship with universities. This program includes the University Partnerships program, the Postdoc Office and the Faculty Loan Program. The latter two programs are new and are focused on enhancing the experience of post-doctoral appointees at Sandia and fostering exchange of personnel of knowledge and capabilities between Sandia and universities, respectively. The University Partnership program encompasses the Sandia Academic Alliance, Campus Executive, and START HBCU programs fostering institutional relationships with key universities. Our team is committed to nurturing environment compatible with a broad group of people and perspectives in accordance with the changing makeup of the workforce. In support of this vision, our center actively recruits applicants from diverse groups of backgrounds and fosters an inclusive community.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:• Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide• Extraordinary co-workers• Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world• Career advancement and enrichment opportunities• Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)• Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance* World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted. Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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