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Market Research & Business Development Associate

Requisition ID: 260379 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Reston, VA 

Bechtel is looking for talented professionals interested in delivering work that will build a cleaner, greener, brighter future for everyone.

 We’ve been a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government customers for more than 120 years. We continue our work to execute projects that create access and opportunity, build a path to net zero, protect people and the planet, and accelerate progress. Our customers are taking on diverse, transformative challenges that will enable current and future generations to thrive. To meet their needs, we need a team committed to driving innovation and creating a lasting positive legacy. Join us as we work towards building a better world together.


Role Overview

The Business Development (BD) Associate plays a key role in the Corporate Business Development team. This individual will support a variety of aspects including but not limited to market, customer, and competitor research; customer relationship and prospect pipeline reporting; knowledge and information sharing with Bechtel’s Global Business Units (GBUs). If you are a proactive and collaborative individual looking for a highly visible role that spans multiple market sectors and business units, this is the ideal position for you!

Job Duties:

  • Conducts research and analysis on current and future strategic markets to support the identification of new customers, markets, and opportunities.
  • Develops and maintains a tracking system to monitor opportunities Bechtel is pursuing.
  • Disseminates relevant information and market analysis to BD Managers across the organization to support the pursuit of new opportunities.
  • Collaborates with GBUs to understand their current and future research needs to guide the work of the external research vendor.
  • Manages the delivery of external research vendor to the GBUs to ensure research is tailored to the business unit’s requirements.
  • Develops and maintains a tracking system to monitor market data, sale of businesses, other information relevant to Bechtel’s current and future opportunities.
  • Provides additional support to senior Corporate BD employees as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (or international equivalent) and a minimum of 5 - 7 years of relevant experience or 9 - 11 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree
  • Ability to perform research and analysis of various data sources including but not limited to customers, financial statements, industry trends, and global current events.
  • Ability to leverage disparate and seemingly unconnected data and information to generate actionable business insights.
  • Experience communicating across organizational boundaries.
  • Candidate must possess the right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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