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Manager Business Development

Company: Oakland County
Location: Waterford
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Under general direction, is responsible for the administration and operation of the economic development - business development programs of Oakland County. Operationalizes the strategic plan in the following areas: business retention & expansion, emerging industries and innovation, Economic Development Corporation (EDC), Business Finance Corporation (BFC), and national & international business attraction. Recommends appropriate tactics to alleviate identified economic problems and capitalizes on existing resources. Coordinates the County's business development policies and programs with those of local units of government, other economic development agencies and business organizations and associations. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:

  • Thoroughly documented work history
  • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
  1. Possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Preferred major in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Urban Planning, Regional Planning or a closely related field.

  2. Have had at least six (6) years of full-time work experience in the areas of economic OR industrial development, urban planning, or a closely related field, of which at least three (3) years were in an administrative capacity involving supervisory, budgetary, and related administrative functions.

NOTE: A Master's Degree in one of the fields listed above may be substituted for one (1) year of the required work experience.

NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.

  1. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license.

  2. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.

  3. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.

Work History

You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.

College Transcripts

If you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). This documentation must be attached to your application if you are certifying you have an education higher than high school/GED. NOTE: This section is used for TRANSCRIPTS ONLY. Other documents such as references, cover letters, resumes, etc are prohibited and will not be reviewed. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required. Special Requirements

  1. Must maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.

Keywords: Oakland County, Waterford , Manager Business Development, Other , Waterford, Michigan

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