ChampionX has an immediate need for a Business Development Manager located in Midland, TX. The Business Development Manager is responsible for the creation and execution of regional channel strategy for new ESG and emissions related technology. The role requires a unique combination of strategic thinking and tactical sales execution in a player-coach role. The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial self-starter who is effective in creating and closing opportunities with minimal supervision. The candidate will have a proven record spanning from regional key account management, strategic channel development, and demand creation. A significant success factor will be the ability to leverage existing ChampionX channels in the region to achieve required business results.
What’s in it For You:
The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth.
The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives, and ideas to achieve our best.
Thrive in a company that values sustainability, drives a safety-focused culture and has been recognized as one of the most ethical companies in the world.
Comprehensive benefits package starting day 1 of employment - medical, dental, vision, matching 401k, and more!
What You Will Do:
Identify customer's needs and sales opportunities to drive growth
Identify and establish business relationships / needs for each target country
Listen, understand and convey customer requirements
Identify and leverage resources to perform technical / product training for customers at targeted accounts
Identify and communicate customer requirements for new products
Primary area of responsibility will be Permian
Strategy & Planning:
Define a regional strategy and implement its execution for years one, two, and three
Identify and develop strategic account plans leveraging other channel partner (internal and external) resources
Drive sales through direct customer relationships, distributors, and through other ChampionX entities
Work closely with the organization to ensure that product strategies and performance are meeting growth and Annual Operating Plan targets
Work closely with Technology development to understand pros and cons of various technical approaches
Partner and Channel Development
Conduct market assessments to determine best channel and strategy to sell ChampionX solutions
Identify and develop go to market channels for deeper market penetration
Design and deliver effective contracts, collateral and training programs for partners and channels
Articulate value story, technology and product positioning to both business and technical users
Excellent communication skills that convey conviction and depth in our value proposition
Create incremental demand, opportunities, and close orders
Maintain expert level of product and application knowledge regarding atmospheric sciences
Meet regional sales goal targets monthly, quarterly, and yearly
Actively manage channel partners effectiveness, prospecting, closing, forecasting, and KPI’s by using a metrics-based approach to report progress and highlight potential roadblocks with proposed mitigation strategies
Maintain accurate records of target accounts, opportunities, quotes, projects, contacts, and correspondence in company approved databases through our Salesforce CRM
Other duties as required.
Maintains confidentiality of all matters.
Education & Experience
Preferred: Experience and Knowledge of ESG, Emissions and/or Atmospheric Sciences
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Atmospheric Sciences, Business or related field, minimum of five years’ experience in Oil & Gas segment with strategic connections with Operators in the Permian Basin
Role is deemed safety-sensitive and may be subject to employer or customer drug testing.
Ability to work without direct supervision.
Self-Driven work ethic.
Strong Math and analytical skills.
Strong communication, Interpersonal and organizational skills
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.
Use a computer to communicate, create, and access information.
Read, write, and speak English fluently.
Competitive attitude and strong work ethic with the ability to enthusiastically represent the company
Availability for inter-regional travel 60-80%
Ability to work within the US without sponsorship of VISA.
ChampionX is a global leader in providing chemistry programs and services, drilling technology, artificial lift solutions, and automation technologies for the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry. Our world-class safety culture fuels our purpose to improve lives through our commitment to deliver sustainable operations.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
At ChampionX, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.
In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce.
We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.