Regional Business Development Manager

Regional Business Development Manager

  • Help transform the lives of the world’s poorest communities

  • Location flexible: Timor-Leste, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea, or Australia

  • Full-time, 2 year contract


About us

WaterAid’s vision is of a world where everyone has access to safe water and sanitation. Our mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the world’s poorest communities.                           


About the role

This role drives business development for WaterAid Country Programs and regional strategic priorities.

Business development initiatives will result in quality funding streams and partnership opportunities to deliver WaterAid Australia and Country Program strategies.

The BDM will identify, build and leverage networks (including donors, the private sector and across the WaterAid federation) from the WASH, health, environment and other sectors for the identification of funding opportunities.

The position will develop strong networks across multiple actors to pre-position for funding opportunities, will develop and implement strategic engagement plans for priority donors, and will lead and deliver the bid development process for all restricted income streams to ensure strategic alignment and quality.

The BDM will strengthen WaterAid systems for Business Development and strengthen local capacity and systems to lead initiatives.

Please download the position description for full details. 


To Apply

Please submit an application to [email protected] by 9am Monday, 14 February 2022 with the subject line Application – Regional Business Development Manager

Applications for this position must include a resume and a cover letter (max 2 pages) addressing the above Qualification, Skills and Selection Criteria.

For any queries not answered in this document please email Meredith Hickman, Head of Strategy at [email protected]. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.