About the job: Business Development Officer
PADECO is a Tokyo-based international development consultancy which undertakes projects implemented and/or financed by various international financial institutions and bilateral development agencies such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank (WB), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and others.
The proposed position is under the Infrastructure Development Division of the company. The position is expected to actively contribute to the identification and development of new business opportunities for projects and preparation of tenders and other related tasks.
Qualifications for the ideal candidate include:
A Bachelor’s degree or higher (master’s degree in relevant fields including engineering preferred).
5~10 years of professional experience (ideally with proven interest or experience in international development and infrastructure development).
Business development experience (preparing technical and financial proposals) for international projects under ODA funding preferred.
Business level to native level English skills required (Basic Japanese skills preferred).
Strong project delivery and commercial orientation, with motivation and interest in contributing to business development.
Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team.
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
Ability to be proactive, flexible, and goal oriented.
Full proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office software required.
Brief job description:
Taking full part in the Business Development ("BD”) Teamwork and beyond.
Market monitoring though different tools, establishment of partnerships / consortium arrangements, liaising and coordination with international and local partner firms.
Preparation of Expressions of Interest, and leading or supporting the preparation of proposals (technical, financial, and administrative documents).
Identification and selection of suitable internal or independent experts to be mobilized for tenders or ongoing projects and CVs preparation.
Serving as the focal point / backstopping of the BD Team members, supporting the team activities, planning, contributing to internal tools, documents and processes development and coordination.
Contributing to strategic monitoring and analysis of markets, stakeholders, and company activities including knowledge sharing.
Other tasks as needed.
Interested applicants should email their Curriculum Vitae (CV) to email@example.com.
CV should be in English (and if available, Japanese), accompanied by a short text in English (10 to 20 lines) introducing your application. Please write “Application - IDD BD position” in the email subject line.