Senior Business Development Manager

Company Name:  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc.

Houston, TX, US, 77046

Job Description: 

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA) is looking for a Business Development Manager to support our Investment & Business Development Department.  This is a hybrid position out of our Houston, TX Office.


Be part of Mission Net Zero through our group products, technologies, and services that help reduce CO2 emissions, as well as new solutions and innovation to be developed with partners around the world, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group will contribute to realizing net zero emissions for the world. 

The Manager of New Business Development is responsible for developing, establishing and executing new business opportunities around energy transition through investment, cultivating and managing its business strategy. The Investment & Business Development (IBD) team’s mission is to become the accelerator in North America to expand MHI Group’s role as a decarbonization technology and solution provider.


  • Source, identify and lead investment and partnership opportunity with clean tech start-ups (or any external partners), collaborate with them to conduct synergies and create long term strategic value at decarbonization solutions around MHI Group businesses.
  • Establish and execute an effective business strategy which successfully promotes MHI’s entire portfolio of energy transition.
  • Help to establish MHIA IBD from the ground up, filling key positions along the way, in order to build a strong and lasting organization.  Work directly with the Senior Executives of MHIA and its group company to carry out the division’s goals & objectives in harmony with MHI-Japan and MHI-America.
  • Conduct research and detailed due diligence on potential investment opportunities for clean tech start-ups. Coordinate internal resources, start-ups and third parties for the flawless execution of projects to create synergies with start-ups which MHI group invests in. 
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Education Requirement: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Master’s degree in business, government policy or engineering preferred.
  • Any special skills/training/certifications:
    • Strong understanding of energy transition policies being discussed and being implemented in the US.
    • Effective communication – both externally with partners and internally across organizational boundaries to gain consensus and alignment in the achievement of company goals and directives.
    • Ability to establish and maintain high profile relationships with key partners and suppliers.
    • Ability to work effectively with all business units within the MHI group and understand both cultural and management styles differences.
    • Strong leadership skills, creative thinking skills, analytical skills and goal-focused mindset.


  • Travel: 25%
  • Weekend/late night work if applicable: Occasionally
  • Lifting/physical requirements: Regularly required to sit for long period, stand, walk, talk and/or hear. Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision & 401K Matching)
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement and on-the-job training
  • Paid vacation, sick time and holidays
  • Committed to quality product and services
  • Great working environment and culture
  • Employee Appreciation Programs and Events


MHIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer actively seeking to diversify the workforce and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. Therefore, all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply.







Nearest Major Market: Houston