• Business Development Client Executive

    Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Engineering - Business Development

    CHA Tech Services (CHATS) is currently seeking a Business Development Client Executive for our Atlanta, GA office to lead our pursuit of Food & Beverage opportunities across the country. This role will report directly to the CHA Tech Services President and will be responsible for managing all as aspects this of business development effort. This position will have direct interaction with prospective and existing clients, corporate staff and our operations team.


    CHA Tech Services, LLC (CHATS) is a rapidly growing construction management and design/build firm specializing in complex projects in the Food & Beverage and industrial sectors. Since being founded in 1996 by our parent company, the engineering firm CHA Consulting, Inc., we have offered our clients the convenience and effectiveness of working with a single point of responsibility for both their design and construction needs. By staying true to our principles of quality and professionalism, we have developed a reputation as a firm clients can trust with technically challenging and time‐sensitive projects.


    A future with CHATS is one with high standards and gratifying accomplishment. It’s one that encourages collaboration and personal growth. It’s one where your skills are what make you the best in the industry. Our (calling/business/vocation) is providing the highest value, market knowledge and technical ability. 


    • Identifies, qualifies and secures new business opportunities through personal networks, attendance at Industry Forums and industry research.
    • Works closely with Executive Team to assess opportunities and confirm that the type of project fits company’s business model and risk profile.
    • Works in conjunction with Project Managers and proposal coordinators to determine prospective projects, probabilities for securing the project and development of proposal submission.
    • Manages the business development process from opportunity targeting through proposal development, booking and transition to operations team.
    • Assists with creation and execution of yearly strategic business plans.
    • Identifies and participate in trade shows by conducting technical presentations.
    • Assist with development of annual sales plan to support revenue and profit objectives.
    • Responsible for building a pipeline within 12 months.
    • Identifies, develop and close new business opportunities.
    • Assists with proposal preparation and client interviews.
    • Client Executive for new key accounts with responsibility of increasing sales and revenue.


    • Bachelors in Business, Engineering or Construction Management or related degree preferred or equivalent directly industry experience.


    • A minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in business development, sales or client relationship management.
    • Business development experience in one or more of the following business sectors is required: Manufacturing & Industry, Industrial Process, Food & Beverage, Energy.
    • Extensive experience in engineering or construction management desirable.
    • Experience in Microsoft Office is required.
    • Organizational, communication (written & verbal) skills are required.
    • Ability to travel minimum 50% of the time is required.
    • Valid driver’s license required. 

    Job related knowledge/skills necessary to complete the job:

    • Ability to develop leads, build a network, close a deal.
    • Ability to pursue multiple opportunities simultaneously.
    • Attention to detail and ability to work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner.
    • Proven ability promoting outstanding customer service and client relations.
    • Proven organizational skills to prioritize assigned duties.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
    • Well-spoken and demonstrates professional decorum.
    • Exhibits a willingness to provide assistance at all levels.
    • Strong entrepreneurial mindset with ability to motivate people.




    CHA takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and a variety of opportunities for our employees’ professional growth and development.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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