Location Canberra
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation Sales and Business Development
Contact person Dennis Reubens
Reference PR/061266
Call Email Dennis

We are actively seeking an experienced Business Development Lead for a position with a Canberra based professional services business. We are looking for a driven and service-focused individual who will play a vital role in defining and developing growth in the defence market sector.

Your responsibilities will include the ownership of several sales projects for a specific customer or market sector, ensuring deep understanding of evolving customer needs and how propositions could be deployed to meet those needs.


  • Lead the preparation of tenders, bids and proposals.
  • Provide support on a range of projects involving analytical and technical skills in one or more operating areas as directed.
  • Assist project lead and project team in completing project tasks to meet client requirements.
  • Identify and escalate potential variations in a timely manner.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to Managing Consultants, Consultants and Graduate Consultants as required.
  • Communicate effectively with project team and relevant client staff.
  • Complete all project administrative tasks as specified in the company's quality manual and procedures.


  • Tertiary Qualification(s) in relevant field and at least five years industry experience.
  • Strong research and analytic skills.
  • Sound negotiation skills.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in the Australian Defence environment
  • Computer literate with advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Experience with professional services business environments preferred.


Kinexus is the leading recruitment partner to the Defence Industry in Australia. We support our community in making intelligent connections and create opportunities to help them grow their careers.

All applications should include your resume as a word document. For more information, visit our website, www.kinexus.com.au or contact Dennis Reubens on 02 9492 7510. #LI-DR