EDA Business Development Manager


Company Description

CGG (www.cgg.com) is a global technology and HPC leader that provides data, products, services and solutions in Earth science, data science, sensing and monitoring. Our unique portfolio supports our clients in efficiently and responsibly solving complex digital, energy transition, natural resource, environmental, and infrastructure challenges for a more sustainable future. CGG employs around 3,400 people worldwide and is listed on the Euronext Paris SA (ISIN: 0013181864). 


  • Highly intelligent and motivated coworkers who are industry leaders in seismic imaging.
  • Energetic and challenging-yet-fun work environment, full of imaging problems to be solved and technologies to be developed.
  • Excellent training and mentorship programs.
  • We take care of our biggest asset – our people!

Job Description

CGG’s Earth Data team is looking for passionate, creative, and hard-working individuals with a customer-oriented entrepreneurial mindset to join our team as a Business Development Manager. The successful candidate will become a key contributor in CGG’s drive to expand our seismic portfolio in the Americas region. 

Reporting to the Director of Business Development, the Business Development Manager is responsible for identifying and developing new solutions for projects addressing specific geological/geophysical challenges in the Americas Region.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Focus on identifying and/or developing new/optimal technical solutions for projects, addressing specific geological/geophysical challenges and client requirements.
  • Work with internal Imaging and Geological teams to develop new multi-client seismic programs.
  • Work with the Sales teams, and directly with clients, to ensure new surveys are aligned with project development needs.
  • Work with vendors and internal operations teams to source seismic acquisition services.
  • Responsible for communication and liaison with local internal and external stakeholders, including authorities, operators and other clients, acquisition vendors, fisheries and others, during planning and acquisition phases of projects.
  • Monitor lease sales and client activity in the region.
  • Participate in client and internal meetings to communicate on data related issues.


  • Has an existing, robust network of contacts within target oil & gas companies.
  • Experienced in developing and negotiating large, complex seismic data acquisition programs.
  • Academic background in Geoscience, Engineering, or other related disciplines would be desired; or related experience.
  • Good technical working knowledge of geological and geophysical datasets
  • Experience in seismic acquisition, processing or interpretation preferred.
  • Self-starter that is well organized with excellent time management skills; is meticulous, intellectually curious and has an attention to detail
  • Team player that is able to work effectively with various internal and external teams is a must
  • The ability to communicate effectively internal and external to the working group, peers, and management.
  • Advanced English language skills – read, write, and speak.
  • Functional Spanish language skills – read, write, and speak strong is desirable but not required

Additional Information

Perks and Benefits:

  • Fast paced promotions and career progression
  • 3 weeks’ vacation to recharge, 3 personal days and 8 sick days for you to use when you need it the most
  • A hybrid and flexible work schedule
  • Relaxed dress code policy 
  • Excellent 401k match program (we’ll match your 5% contribution up to 7%!)
  • Parental leave program – CGG offers eligible moms and dads paid time off to bond with their new child
  • Medical, dental, vision, supplemental benefits available and so much more
  • CGG wants our employees to be the best versions of ourselves. We offer a Wellness Program as well as a state-of-the-art Fitness Center

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

We see things differently. Diversity fuels our innovation, we value the unique ways in which we differ, and we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all professionals.


We see things differently. Diversity fuels our innovation, we value the unique ways in which we differ, and we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all professionals.

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