Business Development Manager

Mistral, Inc. is in need of a Business Development Manager. Based in Bethesda, Maryland, Mistral, Inc. is a member of the Mistral Group, a team of independent companies, each operating in different markets worldwide, while collectively sharing the mission of "Bridging" operational gaps in the Defense and Law Enforcement Markets with practical, innovative, and high readiness solutions.

This is a high profile, hands-on position which requires working with global teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the development and implementation of the tactical work plan(s) that support the successful fulfillment of the strategy.  On a regular basis, coordinates with the client to ensure customer meetings, presentations, and responses to RFI/RFP/and RFQs, and other activities related to the work plan(s) are completed on time.
  • Prepares for and participates in trade shows, attends DoD sponsored seminars and symposiums.
  • Ensures that organized searches of Defense Department websites for new business opportunities/solicitations related to the relevant capability areas are conducted regularly.
  • Leads or supports all proposal activities on either a direct (Mistral lead) or indirect (client lead) basis.  Prepares competitive assessment, price to win, and key success factors for bid/no bid meetings.  Participates in the development and production of proposals, including but not limited to: writing, editing, data gathering, red team reviews, pricing, etc. 


Citizenship:US Citizen capable of receiving and holding a security clearance.

Education:BS/BA Degree – or equivalent experience.  MS/MBA desirable.

Leadership:Track record of successful, quality, management in government, military, or commercial positions.

Experience:Seven (7) years of experience in at least one of the following areas: defense program management, defense business development; business development or sales.  Experience in requirements development or procurement for combat or tactical wheeled vehicles in US Army or USMC highly desired.

Interested candidates should email their resume to