Business Development Director

Saic Harrisburg , PA 17101

Posted 2 months ago

Job ID:

  • Location: *

  • PA

  • US

  • Date Posted: *2021-07-16

  • Category: *Business Development

  • Subcategory: *Business Dev

  • Schedule: *Full-time

  • Shift: *Day Job

  • Travel: *No

  • Minimum Clearance Required: *None

  • Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: *None

  • Potential for Remote Work: *No

  • Description*
    SAIC has a phenomenal opportunity for a Business Development Director who can deliver double digit growth, has established deep client relationship, and proven track record of managing the full scope of business practices; client relationship management, ability to target, develop, qualify and help capture profitable business. We seek a Business Development executive with these talents within the wonderful commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

If you have an established track record shaping and winning large programs, delivering successive years of double digit growth and believe you can excel with the support of a world class organization rich in culture, portfolio of solutions and services and access to a wide range of contract vehicles then we are the perfect destination for your talent, your skills and your abilities. We offer a very attractive compensation package, a broad breath of services and solutions for the Pennsylvania agencies and localities, as well as career opportunities second to none.

We seek a candidate who will work collaboratively with our State & Local VP and Pennsylvania Account Manager to execute the responsibilities outlined below. Within this partnership, the candidate will share overall responsibility for business development strategy, planning and execution for opportunities within the Pennsylvania spectrum of agencies and localities. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated the abilities of; market analysis, strategic business planning including opportunity identification, qualification and maturation, confidently making pursue or no pursue decisions in past assignments. Prudent use of business unit resources in successfully capturing award of large/major programs will be a huge PLUS.

  • Qualifications*

  • The successful candidate will:*

  • Demonstrate a keen understanding of the missions of the various state agencies, their cultures, organizational hierarchy, leadership interdependencies, major initiatives and their challenges

  • Lead SAIC efforts in developing strategic plan for the opportunities with full support from a SAIC Defense and Civilian Group support infrastructure; capture management, proposal development and management, subject matter experts

  • Develop and manage a dynamic, multi-year pipeline of opportunities in various stages of maturity

  • Possess the skills and the ability to map them to SAIC core competencies and select the highest PWIN opportunities

  • Lead throughout the qualification process and stay deeply involved in developing the company's win strategy

  • Progress opportunities through SAIC's Pre-Award process so an opportunity is included in SAIC's pipeline metrics as a qualified opportunity

  • Secondary responsibilities will include:*

  • Oversight of customer contact

  • Teaming interactions

  • Coordination with other internal business development and sales resources available across SAIC.

  • Engaging with existing delivery teams to understand issue with current execution, and identify improvement opportunities.

  • Analysis and identification of variety of contract types including cost plus fixed fee, fixed price, award fee, and performance based contracting that would improve program financials

  • Required Education and Experience:*

  • Bachelors or 4 years' experience in lieu of a degree and 15+ years of related experience. Masters in Business or Policy is a plus

  • A reputation for being able to build and work within high performance teams in a matrix-management environment

  • Ability to communicate well with senior and executive management within a company and with key federal customers

  • Ability and reputation of winning complex, prime integration services or systems engineering contract awards with values over $50M that meet and exceed challenging goals and quotas is required

  • Five years of recent experience in Pennsylvania including, business development, customer relationships, and an understanding of the buying trends of the agencies is considered an advantage.

  • The successful candidate will be able to reference a portfolio of submittals and awards that include experience in all types of government contracts (FFP, T&M, Cost Plus) and full array of capture strategies (major re-competes, incumbent capture, sole source, etc.).

  • Candidates must have highly effective interpersonal skills in order to carryout daily interactions with technical leaders and business executives within SAIC, with the customers, and with teammates and subcontractors.

  • Past experience that demonstrates the ability to contribute to fast-paced business leadership teams will be a plus. Security Clearance: None; U.S. Citizenship required

  • This position is based in Harrisburg, PA, and will require business travel as needed for a geographically dispersed customer set.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.
SAIC is a premier Fortune 500 technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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