Business Development Manager - disability services

Posted 10 May 2024
Salary$120000 - $133000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineMarketing & Sales

Job description

• Make a real impact within disabilities services
• Broad role with lots of influening opportunity
• Huge growth potentil personally and professioanlly 

Client Details

Our client is focused on supporting people with Autism, early onset dementia, recovery from stroke and physical disabilities. They stand out as a provider offering curated services addressing the needs of the community and taylored individual solutions. They are offering an opportunity to make a huge impact a Client realtionship manager or Business Development Manager. You will spearhead strategic initiatives to drive growth and enhance the impact of the organisation. This key leadership role needs a forward-thinking professional with a proven track record in business development, a nuanced understanding of the NDIS framework, and the ability to foster crucial partnerships.


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive business/client development strategy
  • Conducting market research to identify trends, needs, and potential opportunities within the disability services sector under NDIS.
  • Understand the competitive landscape and staying informed about changes in policies or regulations.
  • Develop and nurture strategic partnerships and alliances with other organisations, community groups, or health care providers
  • Expand reach, and create collaborative solutions that align with the goals of the organisation
  • Take the lead in developing and implementing strategies to increase revenue streams, such as securing new contracts, grants, or funding opportunities.
  • Create and present compelling proposals that demonstrate the organisation's capabilities and value proposition.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including NDIS participants, families, service providers, and government agencies.
  • Lead the preparation of compelling proposals, tenders, and grant applications to secure funding and partnerships.
  • Participating in industry events, conferences, and forums to raise awareness and promote the organisations presence in the disability services community.


  • Strong influencing skills, showcasing the ability to guide and inspire a team toward achieving business development goals.
  • Thorough understanding of the NDIS framework and regulations.
  • Ability to think strategically and make data-driven decisions.
  • Exceptional business development and relationship development skills.
  • A genuine empathy and passion for the NFP sector
  • Multilingual candidates will be highly regarded 
  • Established network and connections within the disability services industry.
  • Financial acumen, including experience in budgeting and forecasting.
  • Proven ability to identify and leverage partnership opportunities to enhance organisational presence.

Job Offer

On offer is the opportunity to make a real impact in the lives of many Australians living with disability. You will find a rewarding career, supportive environment and be inspired by those around you from clients to partners.

Please apply through the link in the first instance and shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly. 

Lisa Chesterman 0431349854