International Business Developer - San Francisco

San Francisco
Reference No: 10819

What's the role?

The IBD (International Business Development) is a technical and leadership role part of the global Hilti IBD community. The IBD will focus on a portfolio of Top Global Accounts investing heavily in Data Centers worldwide. This role is responsible for developing sales, driving specifications, and developing long term relationships with local and international assigned key accounts and projects.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 28,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

The IBD creates a strategy and leads its execution to increase sales from the accounts based on commercial relationships and technical specifications. Coordinates a global team associated with these account(s) making sure local teams follow the projects and the specifications converting them into sales.

Secondly, the IBD contributes to and is accountable for global specification and sales development (direct or indirect), long term relationship build-up, and execution of account strategy by working on tailored-commercial and technical solutions. The IBD is also in charge ofdeveloping senior relationship contacts within the customer’s organization to drive the implementation of the account’s strategy. (department heads, corporateheadquarters).

Lastly, the IBD will drive specifications by supporting the HILTI technical teams working with the assigned accounts including designers, engineers, project team members, purchase departments, lead engineers, discipline managers, and turnaround teams across multiple disciplines(civil, structural, electrical, instrumentation, piping & procurement). The focus should also include customer project outside of the hosting country ensuring the business development across the relevant geographies.

Last year alone, we introduced 40 new products, services and software solutions to the global construction market.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities to move around the business. Growth and career potential are domestic and global.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. If you have five or more years’ experience in engineering or construction, it’ll be a big advantage.

What you need is:

Bachelor’s degree required. Business, Marketing, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering or related field desired 2-3 years business development experience
Experience in Data Center industry desirable
Proven success with selling value added and solutions to owners
Familiarity with project plans, specifications, and commercial terms

Vehicle/ Driver’s License Requirements

A company vehicle is provided for carrying tools/fasteners for product demonstration purposes. Employee must have valid US driver’s license and the ability to operate a motor vehicle and comply with HNA Fleet Safety Policy requirements.

As part of your interview process, we’ll take you on a day-in-the-life ‘field ride’ to give you a feel for the job and the caliber of our people. Tempted to apply or find out more? Go to

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