Business Manager

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We are seeking an energetic and resourceful individual who is passionate about business management and technology to join our team at Esri. As one of the world's largest technology companies, Esri is dedicated to supporting our mission and objectives through licensing requirements. This is a unique opportunity to work within Esri's Business Management division and contribute to the success of our organization. You will have the chance to collaborate with our Chief Technology Officers, Product Managers, and Global RD Centers to license technology and content for our extensive portfolio of 100+ products and services. If you thrive in a dynamic and innovative environment and want to make a significant impact, we encourage you to apply for this exciting role.


  • Review business and contract documents, identifying key terms and contributing to inbound licensing development of contract clauses
  • Summarize and distribute contract summaries, ensuring timely input of contract details into company business systems, tracking milestones and risks, and managing contract closeout activities, as well as facilitating contract renewals and extensions
  • Prioritize and synthesize business planning, legal and business reviews, project management, financial and metric analysis
  • Collaborate closely with business managers, product managers, software developers, finance, and contracts teams to administer contract requirements throughout the contract's lifecycle, including related budgets and procurement vehicles
  • Provide timely responses to inquiries from product management, software development, and finance teams regarding pending and existing contracts
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement to enhance the efficiency of the contract licensing process
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to a team-based working environment, collaborating and coordinating strategies and project execution with multiple business lines and functional support areas across the company and global offices
  • Organize, coordinate, and direct projects within and across departments, business units, and service lines
  • Adapt to changing business objectives, multitask effectively, and prioritize tasks with agility


  • 2+ years of experience with business management, purchasing, or contract administration
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead and manage moderate risk business management projects with diverse scope
  • Show extreme attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exhibit the ability to multitask, prioritize, and solve problems with little direct supervision
  • Showcase strong planning, prioritization, and organizational skills, along with outstanding relationship-building abilities
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel 10-20%of the time for strategic meetings, events and/or tradeshows
  • Bachelor's degree in business management, GIS, geoscience/geospatial, or a related field
  • Visa sponsorship is not available for this posting. Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.

Recommended Qualifications

  • SAP and Salesforce knowledge



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$66,560-$106,080 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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