314 - Senior Business Developer (Various Agencies: HHS, DHS, NASA, NOAA, DoD) Job at Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc., Columbia, MD

  • Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc.
  • Columbia, MD

Job Description

The Senior Business Developer reports to the Chief Growth Officer andis responsible for identifying, qualifying, positioning, and winning business opportunities in the Federal Civilian and DoD/Intel market (see agencies of interest below). They will use industry pursuit methodologies to develop and implement effective capture strategies and call plans to progress business opportunities.

As a Senior Business Developer , you will collaborate with leadership to achieve business objectives and develop a strategic mindset that can influence organizational growth.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop business development strategies that align with one or more target agencies . Lead the pursuit of opportunities, working with multidisciplinary teams throughout the opportunity lifecycle.
  • Leverage customer experience and existing relationships with agencies and industry partners. Create brand awareness in the agencies.
  • Identify and qualify potential NEW pursuits by analyzing market opportunities, requirements, and capabilities and developing/executing a BD plan.
  • Win Task Orders on key existing vehicles . Identify current and multi-year opportunities to expand the business pipeline. Develop, manage, and close a qualified pipeline of opportunities to support the company’s growth objectives and strategic goals.
  • Work closely with the Chief Growth Officer, capture manager(s), and Chief Delivery Officer to develop and execute account and sales plans .
  • Present strategic deals and pipelines to executive leadership team.
  • Target Agencies: Perform business development activities at one or more of the following agencies of interest : HHS HQ, CMS, FDA, NIH, CDC, DHS HQ, ICE, CBP, FEMA, TSA, NOAA / NESDIS, NOAA / NWS, NASA Goddard, NASA HQ


Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong proven experience across one or more of the Federal agencies of interest with established relationships.
  • Exhibits a deep understanding of government contracting and target agencies.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills to manage multi-agency, multi-year pipelines.
  • A strategic mindset with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Experience cultivating and managing pipelines, forecasting, and closing deals.
  • Ability to shape and deliver on a strategy to cultivate new customer relationships in strategic Federal agencies.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of experience in related field.
  • Relevant years of experience may be substituted for education.
  • Extensive experience with government contracting and pipeline development and a proven track record of winning opportunities with target agencies.
  • Strong, proven business development experience at one or more of the following agencies: HHS HQ, CMS, FDA, NIH, CDC, DHS HQ, ICE, CBP, FEMA, TSA, NOAA / NESDIS, NOAA / NWS, NASA Goddard, NASA HQ

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to navigate in an office setting unassisted.
  • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds.
  • Strong speaking skills, including the ability to articulate thoughts clearly and excellent word enunciation skills, are required.

Citizenship Status and Clearances:

  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status. This position is not eligible for VISA sponsorship.
  • Preferred: Public Trust Clearance

Additional Information about this opening:

  • Employees of Next Phase shall, as an enduring obligation throughout their term of employment, adhere to all information security requirements as documented in company policies and procedures
  • Enjoy the flexibility of a  hybrid work environment , with three days in the office per week (Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday) and two days working remotely.
  • We are committed to your professional growth, providing opportunities for advancement and exposure to exciting projects and initiatives.
  • This position is suited for candidates who live within commuting distance of Columbia, MD, and are not eligible for a fully remote schedule.
  • As a healthcare and science research company, Next Phase embraces the recommendations from the CDC regarding vaccines for highly infectious diseases. Unless qualified for a religious or medical exemption, employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and professional growth and development opportunities. If you meet the above requirements and seek a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, please submit your application for consideration.
  • The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only, not a compensation or salary guarantee. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other laws.


Innovation. It’s What Defines Us.

Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc. provides insights and solutions for healthcare, engineering, and science research. Next Phase commits to creating an environment where our employees achieve their full potential, increase productivity, and expand their professional and personal horizons. We look for bright, innovative people who achieve results, understand the importance of being productive and supportive team members, and prioritize customer satisfaction. Next Phase leadership is looking for new leaders, scientific and technical subject matter experts, and technically savvy people interested in putting forth the effort and commitment needed to grow our company.

Will you join us to share in the success?


Benefits include, but are not limited to:


  • Choose from three medical healthcare plans.
  • Dental and Vision Insurance plans.
  • Enjoy a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA), and a company-sponsored Wellness Program.


  • Next Phase offers life insurance, accidental death, and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, as well as short-term and long-term disability insurance, all of which are paid for by the company.


  • Employees receive competitive paid time off, including 11 holidays and maternity leave for recovering mothers.


  • Next Phase contributes 5% to a 401K plan without requiring employee contributions.


  • Employees can be reimbursed for professional development expenses such as classes, books, technical certification/testing fees, professional dues/subscriptions, and professional licenses required for their position.


  • You have two options to ensure the happiness and health of your pets.


  • At Next Phase, we believe in sharing our success with the employees who make it happen!

Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

"EOE, including disability/vets"



If you are a person with a disability requiring assistance with the electronic submission process, please contact us at  HRDirector@npss-inc.com .

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