Golden Key Group

Director of Business Development

Full Time
None Needed - Eligible to Obtain

About GKG

With a passion for excellence, Golden Key Group (GKG) helps clients solve their strategic, organizational, and operational challenges to better meet their mission demands.  We have serviced more than 25 Federal departments and agencies and several large commercial companies since our inception in 2002.


Golden Key Group's talented professionals, combined with our strategic partners, bring a depth of commercial and government experience and expertise.  We are relentless in delivering the highest levels of services to provide tangible value and create sustainable results for our clients.


The Director of Business Development is responsible for generating new revenue streams and driving new business opportunities from capture decision to contract award.


  • Build and maintain successful relationships with prospective and existing clients within Civilian/DoD organizations.
  • Consistently meet sales and profitability goals.
  • Must generate new business with named accounts
  • Manage bid strategy and oversee the development of the technical, management and cost strategies to ensure a winning proposal.
  • Highly customer-focused and success-motivated with proven experience engaging and influencing internal and external senior executives.
  • Identifies leads and new business opportunities through consistent customer contact and a thorough understanding of customer needs and requirements within assigned agencies.
  • Must establish and execute a robust capture process including;
  • Identification of new opportunities to include qualification of the lead and expenditure allocations
  • Strategy to capture the lead including a formal bid/no bid review and pricing strategy, collaborating with key members of the GKG staff
  • Coordinate with the B&P team regarding proposal development and the price to win strategy
  • Post award debrief and/or transition to operations for contract start up
  • Identifies and maintains relationships with teaming partners, overseeing and coordinating negotiations and fostering relationships with existing teammates and federal stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Responsible for creating win strategies, solutioning, competitive analysis, themes and discriminators all focused on successfully winning the work.
  • Conducts opportunity review and forecasting using tools such as FPDS, GovWin and other industry accepted tools.
  • Develop responses and strategies for Request for Information (RFI)


  • A Bachelor’s required, MBA highly preferred.
  • 10+ years of proven business development and capture experience.
  • Proven track record of capture and win of large ($100+ million) government contracts.
  • Demonstrated experience applying a variety of strategic frameworks to guide and develop solutions.
  • Sound, ethical, business judgement and excellent working knowledge of the FAR are critical.
  • Experience with different types of government contract types.
  • Proven experience effectively using the Microsoft Suite of products including Excel and maintaining Salesforce or a similar CRM tool.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with key internal and external leaders, business partners and customers.
  • Proven track record of strategy planning, development and execution, specifically within a period of growth and/or transition.
  • Proven track record of managing federal contracts and a business development pipeline.
  • Must possess strong executive presence, presentation and communication skills.

Must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status or obtain an approved accommodation request (as required by law) within 30 days of employment.


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