Supervisory Business Development Specialist Job in WASHINGTON, DC

Vacancy No. MBDA-OND-2017-0006 Department Minority Business Development Agency
Salary $112,021.00 to $145,629.00 Grade 14 to 14
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/11/2017 Close Date 1/18/2017
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Supervisory Business Development Specialist (DEU)

Minority Business Development Agency

Few vacancies in the following location:

  • Washington DC, DC
Work Schedule is Competitive Service: Career or Career Conditional. - Full Time, Permanent

Opened Wednesday 1/11/2017

Closes Wednesday 1/18/2017

  • Salary Range
    $112,021.00 to $145,629.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    All Qualified U.S. Citizens.
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  • Job Announcement Number
Job Overview

Job Overview


About the Agency

This vacancy is for a Supervisory Business Development Specialist position in the Minority Business Development Agency, located at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C.

The Office of Busines Development is the nucleus of MBDA's efforts to develop and implement programs designed to foster the growth and competitiveness of U.S. minority-owned businesses. The selectee of this position is responisble for managing the following business development teams: Access to Capital, Access to COntract, and Access to Markets. The selectee will supervise a staff of approximately ten business develpment specialists, and serve as principal advisor to the Chief of Business Development, and the Associate Director for Business Development. The selectee is replied upon to manage a full range of business development efforts related to capital acquisition, procurement, emerging markets, market penetration, and other informtation essential to the success of minority-owned businesses.

This position will be also announced under Merit Promotion procedures under announcement number MBDA-OND-2016-0028. Applicants who wish to be considered for this position must apply directly to this position.


The position is responsible for day-to-day management of MBDA's business development teams, which are tasked with addressing over-arching needs/barriers that affect minority-owned businesses. Specific responsibilities include planning and promoting successful strategies for executing initiatives related to three program areas; access to capital, contracts, and markets. The selectee will also perform the following duties:

  • Managing the Access to Contracts Team, which includes directing the team leader in executing strategies that promote/maintain strategic procurement relationships with federal, state, and local government entities that result in contract opportunities for minority business enterprises.
  • Managing the Access to Capital Team, which includes directing the team leader in executing strategies that remove capital access barriers and promote financing positions for minority business enterprises.
  • Managing the Access to Markets Team, which includes directing the team leader in executing strategies that promotes increased access to new and emerging markets for minority business enterprises. In addition, the selectee will ensure that implemented strategies include the establishment of partnerships between minority business and large corporations to achieve broad market penetration, domestically and internationally.
  • Managing communication of business development content for the Agency website that provides practical, product oriented tools and information to minority business enterprises.
  • Supervising all business development specialists performing work within all three of the afore-mentioned teams. With regards to supervised staff, planning, managing risks, tracking, assigning, reviewing, and reporting work to subordinates, setting performance standards and evaluating performance; providing administrative and technical guidance to subordinates; making selections and approves reassignments and promotion; resolving complaints and grievances at that lowest level; ensures staff engagement; determining training needs; and participating in position/personnel management surveys and ensuring an efficient and economical position structure is established.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Commerce

Minority Business Development Agency


Sherry Cox
Phone: 202-482-4278
Email :


1401 Constitution Ave NW
Rm 50030
Fax: 571-258-4254

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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