Kiverdi, Inc.
  • Hayward, CA, USA
  • Full Time


Kiverdi is looking for an organized self-starting Manager/Director of Business Development to help grow its business through strategic partnerships.  This role will report to our SVP of Corporate and Business Development. This BD team member will be focused on identifying, engaging and delivering on a variety of business opportunities and channel product alliances. The Manager/Director of Business Development will focus on creating long-term business relationships and working with our external partners into taking our innovative greenhouse gas consuming microbes that consume them and genetically creates a variety of product opportunities that address worldwide sustainability.



As part of the broader Kiverdi Business Development team, the Manager/Director of Business Development will identify, advance, and close strategic partnerships.  Targeted partners may include upstream groups such as those with underutilized CO2 streams, downstream groups that can formulate and sell our bioprocessing output, or other players in the industrial ecosystem.  Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Market and competitive analysis
  • Partner research and Kiverdi positioning
  • Value proposition qualification
  • Cost modeling
  • Financial projections
  • Cross-functional teamwork
  • Partner communications and support


  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Speaks and writes clearly
  • Persistent
  • Calm under pressure
  • Enthusiastic about Kiverdi's vision
  • High standards
  • Strong listening skills


  • 3-5 years of experience in the industrial chemical or biological industries
  • BS / MS in Chemical Engineering
  • Expert level proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Prior startup experience

Kiverdi Values

  • Safety must be of utmost importance
  • Curious and eager to learn
  • Persistent - Can-do attitude plus action
  • Flexible - Willing to do what it takes
  • Integrity - Do what you say


San Francisco Bay Area or Los Angeles

What we offer:

Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you're looking to build your career, improve your health, or build your retirement, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.

  • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
  • A 401(K) plan with an impressive employer match that's all yours - no vesting!
  • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you're happy and healthy.
  • A PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!

If you are interested:

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Equal Opportunity:

It is the policy of Kiverdi to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race,religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Kiverdi will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Kiverdi is a progressive and open-minded meritocracy. If you are smart, good at what you do and are passionate about renewables, come as you are.


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