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Newcastle, Sydney, Tweed Heads, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Logan, Sunshine Coast, Melbourne
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Head of Growth & Development

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We're looking for a passionate, energetic and proactive Growth and Development executive that will lead a team of highly skilled project development professionals, that develops superior customer solutions aligned to Downer’s growth and development objectives.

  • Rare leadership opportunity within our Growth and Development Team
  • Brisbane based, however flexible on location.
  • A varied and challenging role allowing you to build on your profile in a high performing team
  • High-profile strategic leadership role, supporting our Power & Industrial Marine business
  • Competitive salary package


As the Head of Growth and Development, you will be responsible for the end to end business tendering processes and strategic support to our Power & Energy and Industrial & Marine businesses. You will work closely with the General Managers who lead these sectors to drive growth in alignment with their business plan.

The right person will be commercially astute, have a strong understanding of the Heavy Industrials, Oil & Gas, Power Generation and Resource Infrastructure Sectors and be passionate about pre-contracts best practice and winning work. Your approach and ability to work collaboratively across business lines will be key.

This role offers the ability to grow your career with the success of the business and the opportunity to work within a team that has a collaborative culture and is central to the future success of the business.


  • Tertiary qualified in Engineering or business Management with demonstrated Pre-Contracts experience.
  • Experienced in a Growth and Development Lead role with a proven track record winning major bids in a contractor or service provider environment.
  • Knowing what good looks like leading a work winning function and has run a high performing team in this space previously.
  • Strong stakeholder management experience, a highly effective communication style teamed with strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Experience operating in high pressure work winning environment and using a structured approach to running simultaneous bid processes in parallel while adhering to good governance practice.
  • A proven leader with experience coaching and mentoring a successful team.
  • Training and experience in Miller Heiman processes is highly desired.

For more information please contact Satty Rai, Recruitment and Sourcing Business Partner at

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