Automotive Business Development Specialist

Italdesign Moncalieri Italy Business developement

Company Description

Italdesign is a service company providing design, engineering and production for the transportation industry, through to final testing and type-approval and support into starting of production and the design of complete Business models. Italdesign is based in Moncalieri, Torino, Italy and today has premises of more than 50.000 squared meters, a full-scale design and engineering campus and a cutting edge development and prototyping center. It has about 1000 employees in Italy, Germany and Spain. Italdesign offers its services to all interested parties worldwide. In 2017 Italdesign launched as additional business, a dedicated unit to design, develop and produce ultra-limited vehicles for all OEMs Worldwide: Italdesign Automobili Speciali. Research and innovation has enabled a continuous growth, along with the ability to choose competent and motivated people, united by a real and concrete passion for excellence. People are able to compete every day with the complexity and competitiveness of the market, able to work in integrated teams, to express their creativity in every field, to give the best of themselves in any conditions. In 2016, 2017 and 2018 Italdesign was recognized by Universum as one of the most attractive Italian companies and awarded as Top Employer in Italy.


Italdesign is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Business Development Specialist who want to join the Company to increase the business for the Automotive division.



  • Operating to enlarge Client portfolio
  • Creating and maintain through proposals the Customer relation
  • Setting up the Area budget and reaching the relevant targets
  • Developing the relationship with the Finders
  • Support the Business Development Manager representing the Customer in Italdesign and Italdesign by the Customer
  • Support the proper execution (technic goals and economic targets) of the Projects
  • Support the information flow between the project and technical departments
  • Support the proper Italdesign presence in all Clients relevant meetings 
  • Support Italdesign organizational and technical harmonization with Customers
  • Support to create and guarantee a stable and long term relation with Customers
  • Support to create feasible business opportunities with the Customers
  • Support Marketing Deptartment to create feasible sales and offers strategy
  • Guaranting the achievement of the technical and economic targets of the project
  • Support to manage the technical and economic risk analysis of the project as well as the opportunity of new activities related to the project itself
  • Promoting and improve project efficiency, effectiveness reviewing the Italdesign processes and working model
  • Support the Department in business development competences, in processes and cross functional approach
  • Support to integrate Italdesign at any level the decisional processes with Customers
  • Being active in application Italdesign strategic plan
  • Active and responsible role in finding the best trade off in case of conflict between performances/boundary conditions, together with all the involved and relevant Italdesign Units at project level


  • Experience in Customer contact and management
  • Experience in defining Business Development actions
  • Experience in contract negotiation
  • Basic expertize in Business opportunity creation
  • Basic expertise in managing (timing, technical and economic targets) one field of activities/project from activity/project start to end
  • Expertize in automotive development
  • Knowledge of the vehicle development processes and of the expected outcomes at the milestones
  • Ability to manage multi-disciplinary, cross-functional activities (i.e. Styling and Engineering, Engineering and Workshop, etc.) of the projects
  • Ability to support integration and management into the technical development plan of the project related activities
  • Knowledge of Product Data Management (PDM) and Extended Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Knowledge of the automotive market sector trends
  • Experience as Project Manager in automotive engineering, with focus on marketing, product and business management would be appreciated

Other information

  • Education: Engineering or Economics Degree with a focus on Marketing and Product definition
  • Language skills: Fluent knowledge of written and spoken Italian and English are required. Knowledge of German would be appreciated
  • Workplace: Moncalieri (TO) and availability to travel.
  • Benefit: continuous training (technical, soft and languages skills), company canteen, mobility services, health insurance, car leasing program, car pooling platform, smart working, flexible benefits, good work-life balance



Italdesign is committed to create an inclusive, diverse and safe workplace, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer (L.903/77).



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