Business Development Manager Sample Job Interview Questions

Business Development Manager Sample Job Interview Questions

 

Here are sample Business Development Manager job interview questions designed specifically for the Business Development career.
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why should we hire you as a Business Development Manager?

Describe your results with generating new contacts and potential clients.

What do you know about securing bid opportunities related to construction and renovations of hotels and high-end retail stores?

In your view, what is the most important aspect in the development of a strategy to recruit and secure new business? Why?

What do you find most challenging when facilitating meetings with clients and negotiating contracts. Why?

Tell me about a meeting in which you supported someone else’s ideas. What did the person say, and how did you support him/her?

Of which proposal assignment or achievement are you proudest?

What was the toughest academic decision you made? How did you arrive at that decision? What alternatives did you consider?

Tell me about a time when your enthusiasm dropped after an especially long workday. When did it drop? What did you do?

What are your standards of success in your job? What have you done to meet these standards as a Business Development Manager? Give a recent example.

What is your experience as a Business Development Manager ? Tell me about some specific things you did.

Tell me a bit more about your background with maintaining strong working relationships with corporate clients.

How do you ensure success when you retaining and growing the existing client base?

What qualities do you think make a great Business Development Manager?

What kind of salary do you need?

Describe a project, situation, or assignment that challenged your skills.

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Bonus Questions


  • Describe some tricky situations in which you were required to interpret equipment or measurement data.
  • Tell me about some of the steps you have taken to establish long-term, collaborative relationships with groups or individuals.
  • What are your hobbies?

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