Strategic Growth & Business Development Analyst

CAE Inc.
  • Location
    Chantilly, Virginia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 09

Position description

As a Strategic Growth & Business Development Analyst, you will support the work of the Strategic Growth & Business Development department and serve as their professional staff liaison. This position will help coordinate and collect inputs from across the organization to allow our Executive Leadership Team (ELT) to make decisions on the strategic growth of the Defense & Security (D&S) business unit. This position will also assist with the creation of written and visual materials for stakeholder meetings and panels. Along with providing daily administrative functions, this position will also support in researching and analyzing our business environments to support in the development of our pipeline of opportunities and annual Strategic Plan.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Business Analysis – Identifies, evaluates, and disseminates timely and thorough research and reports on relevant business insights and market environmental news to company stakeholders.

Executive Operations Support – Coordinates the collection of inputs and briefing development for Executive Leadership Team recurring reviews.

Strategic Projects – Assists with the development and execution of business development strategies, communications, and corporate advocacy campaigns.

Administration – Provides daily administrative functions to include organization of meeting minutes and action item assignments.


Education – Bachelor’s degree in political science, policy, business, international relations, communications, or similar required. Postgraduate degrees in business, political science, policy, international relations, law, or similar are preferred.

Experience – professional with at least two (2) years (4+ years preferred) of exposure to an environment where they were able to build business acumen, a strong work ethic and have displayed excellent time management and people skills.

Expertise – Demonstrated an interest in the Aerospace & Defense industry.

Office Skills – Competency in using modern office functions and basic, professional information technology systems (including, but not limited to word processing, analytical, presentation, communications and database software) is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint and video conferencing solutions (e.g., Teams, Zoom, Skype, etc.)

Social Media – Knowledge of social media platforms and communications strategies preferred.

Alignment with the CAE Values – Demonstrated performance congruent with CAE professional behaviors and team-oriented culture.

Professionalism and Composure – Ability to sustain a professional, respectful, and composed demeanor at all times and with officials at every level of seniority in both government and industry. Ability to sustain such a demeanor with colleagues, supervisors, subordinates, and customers.

Range – Ability to work across multiple functions, at all levels.

Adaptability – Ability to adjust to adverse and challenging circumstances, including shifting business dynamics and learning/mastering new skills.

Teamwork – Tireless ability to work successfully within highly-focused team that spans across multiple functions and locations.

Work Ethic & Drive – Ability to work at the highest levels of output, efficiency, and multi-tasking. Ability to prioritize deadlines and be a self-starter.

Vision – Ability to fully evaluate the status quo, identify challenges, present plans for improvement and further development, and then implement and manage positive change aligned to desired objectives based on consultation and collaboration with senior Washington team.


Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

  • Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.


This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and video conferencing equipment.

  • Must be able to sit and operate a personal computer for long periods
  • Occasional domestic travel


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