Business Development Lead

Adelaide or Canberra, Australia
Full time Staff

International Development Assistance

Business Development Lead 

  • Respected International Development Assistance Company
  • Rewarding and challenging role
  • Location Adelaide or Canberra

The organisation

Coffey’s international development assistance team has been operating in the Asia Pacific for more than 40 years. We’re a comprehensive implementing partner for both governments and the private sector, drawing on our global network of development professionals working on projects all over the world. Today, Coffey International Development is part of a global network of Tetra Tech companies, with 16,000 people across 400 offices.

Our clients, including the Australian, UK and US governments, recognise our ability to build strong relationships, working closely with in-country partners and local stakeholders, to manage projects flexibly and to cost-effectively deliver sustainable outcomes, furthering the diplomatic priorities of our clients at the same time.

The role

Reporting to the Manager, Business Development and working closely with the International Development team, this role will ensure the growth of Coffey’s portfolio of International Development projects. With a key focus on DFAT programs, the role is ultimately accountable for pro-actively researching new business opportunities, bid management, tender writing and winning new contracts.

The person

The successful candidate will ideally be tertiary qualified in development studies, international relations, marketing, business, management or similar. You will have a sound business development track record of success, preferably in a development assistance donor environment; demonstrated experience leading business development teams, a well-developed knowledge of the principles of successful tendering with excellent written, oral and cross-cultural communication skills.

Previous experience in bidding for and winning DFAT contracts and an understanding of development principles and the international development market in the Asia Pacific region will be highly advantageous.

How to Apply 

To apply for this position please visit, click on ‘career opportunities’ and search job reference number 497422. 

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Applications close: 6pm (Adelaide time) 16 October 2018

Closing date: 
16th October 2018