Business Development Manager - Nuclear Services & Technology

US-CO-Greenwood Village
Business Development
Regular Full-Time


Business Development Manager - Nuclear Services & Technology




Merrick & Company is seeking an experienced business development professional for our Nuclear Services and Technology (NST) Business Unit (BU). This position will replace an existing employee who is retiring. The successful candidate will work alongside and train under this individual for 12 – 18 months. 


Merrick is a nationally-known, multi-office, and multi-discipline firm consisting of a diverse, dedicated, and talented staff which has achieved design excellence through 60+ years of professional service. Merrick is ranked #123 in ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms for 2017.


This position is responsible for the acquisition of new business. In this role, the BD Manager works jointly with the BU Lead.  Using the annual business plan developed by the BU Lead, the BD Manager develops and implements strategies / tactics for identifying clients and opportunities.  The BD Lead executes business development activities such as market research, market positioning, networking, relationship development, proposal development, teaming and negotiations that lead to contracts with these clients.  The BD Manager also coordinates and cooperates with other Merrick business units to identify joint pursuits that utilize skillsets across the Merrick enterprise.


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Technical or scientific degree preferred.
  • PE, PMP, CPSM, or other relevant technical and marketing certifications preferred.
  • Fifteen (15) years in marketing and business development in the Engineering or Construction industry is required.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in any or all of the following markets is strongly preferred:
    • National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
    • Department of Energy (DOE) including -EM, -NE, -OS and -HQ
    • Medical Isotopes
    • Nuclear Power
    • Nuclear R&D
  • Demonstrated ability in:
    • Development and implementation of Strategic Marketing and Business Development Plans
    • Identifying target markets and clients
    • Lead generation and pipeline development
    • Proposal management and capture management
    • Winning contracts
  • Must be able to demonstrate a long-term successful record of business development for A-E firms similar in size and services to Merrick, understanding and communicating the competitive environments of each market, managing pursuit of complex and larger engineering design efforts, and demonstrating skills for effectively working in multi-discipline engineering teams.
  • The successful candidate will utilize strong interpersonal skills with an optimistic approach to interface successfully with clients and internal personnel
  • Proactive desire and ability to travel an average of twice per month.
  • Strong proficiency in MSOffice Suite, MS Project and CRM software, preferably Cosential
  • International experience desirable.
  • Client projects for this position:
    • Require sole U.S. Citizenship
    • Prohibit Dual Citizenship

Physical Requirements

  • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to: computers, phones, copiers, scanners and plotters.

Additional information


Apply on line only. No e-mail, hard copy or third party resumes accepted.


Merrick & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes; health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), unique work-life benefits, continuing education and training through the Merrick Learning Institute.  


Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through excellent benefits and competitive salaries.


 We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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