Wednesday , April 24 2024

SBA Careers – Business Development Specialist

Website U.S. Small Business Administration

Job Responsibilities:

This position is located in the Small Business Administration, Office of Field Operations – Region III in Richmond, VA. Business development is defined as assessing the needs of firms and identifying suitable business development and capacity building opportunities in government contracting. As a BDS you will be encompassed in a developmental capacity to gain exposure.

  • Responsible for activities authorized under Section 8(a) and 7(j) of the Small Business Act; intended to provide business development assistance to firms.
  • Represents the SBA at a variety of public functions through outreach/presentations/trainings in order to educate the small business, lender and contracting community about programs and services.
  • Links and matches eligible small businesses to contracting opportunities with Federal, state, local and private sector organizations and prime/sub-contractors.
  • Under senior staff, in accordance with GCBD guidance, gains exposure to the annual review process in the District Office 8(a) portfolio.

Job Requirements:

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen
  • You must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
  • Due to COVID-19, the SBA is currently in an expanded telework status. If selected, you may be permitted to temporarily telework from a location outside the official duty station described in this announcement.
  • Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed in this announcement. At that time, you will be eligible to request telework in accordance with the SBA’s telework and office policies.
  • You must have a valid driver’s license.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Small Business Administration

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Birmingham, AL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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