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Business Development Associate

Company: WESCO
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

* Coordinates with sales, marketing and category management to identify customer lead opportunities and follow a process for developing those leads into potential opportunities. * Provides qualitative and quantitative business development pipeline analysis and ongoing status to management. * Develops and utilizes qualitative and quantitative tools to develop tactical and strategically customer business case, including revenue potential, probability for conversion, costs, risks, and benefits. * Facilitates and maintains relationships with the business unit sales, marketing and category management teams to ensure on-going cultivation of robust pipeline of opportunities established by management. * Responsible for creating and distributing monthly reports summarizing business development and integration activities. * Enhances and maintains standardized approach for collecting information on business profiles including financial background for presenting strategic acquisitions and joint venture candidates to management. Experience: * 2-3 years of knowledge and experience in Financial Service/ Business Development; still acquiring higher level knowledge and skills, however fully competent and productive professional contributor * 2-3 years of knowledge with Microsoft Office, and ability to perform basic computer skills. Education: * High School Diploma or Equivalent is required * Bachelors' Degree or related is preferred Skills/Requirements: * Strong analytical skills in finance and accounting, including proficiency in analyzing financial statements and completing financial models is required. * Ability to lead the implementation of small to medium scale projects. Capable of facilitating meetings and developing detail oriented quality deliverables in support of various business development initiatives is required * Extensive organizational skills with ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment is required * Interpersonal skills with ability to communicate, written and verbal, and interact with all levels of personnel within organization and investment banking partners is required * Ability to adapt to changing priorities, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure is required * Ability to concurrently manage complex and parallel projects that include multiple stakeholders is required * Ability to Identify and clarify/define problems and possible solutions independently is required * Ability to work independently with general supervision, while establishing priorities of others in one or more department, including exercising judgment to make decisions within scope of assigned authority is required Travel Requirement: 0% - 25% Working Environment: Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Physical Requirements: * Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. Mental Requirements: * Employee required to organize and coordinate schedules. * Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data. * Employee required to problem-solve. * Employee required to communicate with the public. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.

Keywords: WESCO, Kansas City , Business Development Associate, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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