Flex Senior Director, Business Development - Cloud Computing in Bothell, Washington

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Job Description The Senior Director, Business Development will be based in Washington as a Telecommuter. This person will be responsible for participating in the formation of corporate and strategic plans and to create new business and sustain current accounts. We are looking for someone who is… * Intensely collaborative * Passionately focused on the customer * Disciplined executor of responsibilities * Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement * Relentless drive to win Here is a glimpse of what you'll do… * Responsible for developing new strategic alliances with key customers and vendors * Analyze and understand customers' business strategy, future product plans, expansion activities and align Flextronics resources where mutually beneficial. * Define business priorities through a broad and far vision of market and technology needs, to include initiating and managing business development activities that will strengthen, expand and drive market penetration. * Work closely with Field Engineering and Procurement teams * Assist current accounts in the development and execution of product roadmaps and act as a focal point in delivering Flextronics' solutions which include concept development, industrial design, manufacturing, supply chain/logistics, services support and reverse logistics. * Support senior management with regard to managing and evaluating key personnel and in terms of talent acquisition to provide further potential to business resources * Implement appropriate HR strategies and actions to recruit and retain a qualified and motivated workforce * Assist current accounts in the development and execution of product roadmaps and act as a focal point in delivering Flextronics' solutions which include concept development, industrial design, manufacturing, supply chain/logistics, services support and reverse logistics. * Demonstrate the ability to successfully influence senior level management, executives (C-suite) and key clients. * Act as the primary point of contact between the business and its clients. * Coordinate with the client and Flextronics operations to determine data requirements, production schedule and deliverables. * Initiate projects to improve and/or extend the value proposition to existing customers, linking them more firmly to Flextronics. * Drive, collaborate and steer business development activities to win replacement and growth business. Here is some of what you'll need (required)… * Ten plus years of progressive experience in the Datacenter or Infrastructure OEM market. * Knowledge of Business Development, program management, manufacturing, supply chain, and operations functions. * Be a dynamic builder of relationships with customers and operations, with track record of identifying new areas of opportunity and negotiating complex business deals for mutual benefit. * Effective at overcoming objections, through effective techniques and understanding customer's needs * Ability to influence and successfully lead in a fast-paced, matrix-reporting, multi-cultural environment. * An effective communicator with customers, suppliers, executives, peers, and subordinates. * Strategic thinking, problem-solving, negotiation, and decision-making skills. * Complete understanding of mega scale Datacenter hardware deployment and key technologies driving it. * Expert knowledge of server, storage, rack and networking and how it is deployed at the Datacenter. Here are a few of our preferred experiences… * Bachelors degree in business management, engineering, manufacturing, or a related discipline; MBA preferred. Here are a few examples of what you'll get for the great work you provide… * Full range of medical b