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.
Be sure to check out more Business Development interview questions.

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?

Have you changed any processes or methods of setting work priorities in your job? Give examples.

What do you like best about your former job? Why? Give examples.

Back to Business Development Job Interview Questions

Bonus Questions


  • Tell me about the time when your course load was heaviest. How did you complete all of your work?
  • Have you ever been in a situation in which you had to reorganize major parts of an organization? What decisions did you make? What led to the decisions?
  • What were your most memorable accomplishments with your last employer?

Daily Interview Tip

It can be difficult for candidates to hear that they were not chosen for the job and not given the reason why A great way to market yourself during an interview is to identify your assets and qualities, skills and competencies, knowledge and personal characteristics. When asked to describe a previous mistake at work, conclude on a positive note, with a concrete statement about what you learned and how it benefited the company.