General Atomics and Affiliated Companies EUCOM/NATO Business Development Manager in San Diego, California

Job ID# 12014BR

Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title EUCOM/NATO Business Development Manager

Job Category Strategic Development

City San Diego

State California

Regular/Temp Regular Employee

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary

Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Business Development Manager in Europe, to promote and capture business opportunities with EUCOM, NATO, and European customers. It is desired that candidates already be living in Europe GA-ASI is an innovative, exciting place to work and our people are outstanding and we develop transformational technology that is changing the world for the better. Our International Strategic Development is a close-knit team of highly motivated, extremely competent, and hard working professionals who derive a great deal of job satisfaction from their direct contributions to GA-ASI’s success. We have the unique privilege of working across the entire company and with a large customer base.


  • Arrange and conduct engagements with international customers in Europe and NATO, as well as USEUCOM.

  • Promote GA-ASI products and services through an understanding of EUCOM/NATO organizational structure, requirements processes and resourcing strategies.

  • Promote GA-ASI products and services through an understanding of European/NATO customers and international market opportunities.

  • Responsible for directing business development activities for products and services.

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of short and long-term objectives for the supported organization(s) and consults with management and executive management to implement current, annual, and long-term business development objectives for the organization.

  • Provides leadership and guidance in implementing new and revised strategic objectives and acts as a liaison with other organizations and affiliates.

Job Qualifications

  • Typically requires a Bachelors or Masters in business administration or a related field and thirteen or more years of progressively complex experience in business development with at least seven years managing business development activities.

  • Must have the ability to foster trust and confidence with customers, and to grow and sustain close professional relationships.

  • Must demonstrate a detailed and extensive expertise and application of business development principles and concepts, and practice as well as comprehensive project management and leadership skills including organizing, planning, scheduling, and coordinating workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones.

  • Must possess the ability to resolve unusually complex problems; serve as spokesperson on projects; and be an expert in one or more areas of business development.

  • Must possess ability to perform in a dynamic and uncertain business environment.

  • Must have previous experience in demonstrating initiative and proactively engaging with customers to ensure GA-ASI solutions meet their needs.

  • Previous military experience with an operational and command background is preferred.

  • Strong professional network, leadership and strategic thinking are required.

  • Must have ability to build a team, have strong communication both written and verbal and have the ability to work with limited supervision.

  • Some expat benefits will be provided including reasonable housing and related expenses, but no tax equalization.

  • Prefer someone already living in Europe.

  • Seek U.S. National

  • Experience with Foreign Military Sales (FMS), International Trafficking in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and international licensing processes is desired.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

Travel Percentage Required 25% - 50%

Clearance Required? No

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.