International Development - Manager


Location: Canberra

Job Type: Full time


Job Requisition ID: 33559

  • Flexible work arrangements – work in a way that suits you best, including part-time options  
  • Impact day – we roll up our sleeves to help non-profit organisations make a difference! 
  • Mentoring programs – receive support and coaching to progress your career

This is a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in shaping Deloitte Australia’s international development portfolio. If you’re excited by the opportunity to build something new and impactful, with one of the world’s largest professional services firms, read on!

What will your typical day look like?

You’ll work with colleagues across the region to expand our Australian aid portfolio and support the delivery of our programs. In this role, you will drive and support proposals,as well as manage and facilitate development programs. You’ll work with diverse internal and external technical teams and a broad range of stakeholders to facilitate real impact in our region.

You’ll join Deloitte’s International Development Practice, a national team with the location of the position flexible within Australia.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Supporting priority business development pursuits within the Australian Aid portfolio
  • Supporting the mobilisation and implementation of development programs, ensuring excellence in delivery
  • Building and maintaining strong and effective working relationships with Deloitte colleagues, key clients, alliance partners and consultants
  • Playing a key role in the International Development Practice’s technical excellence and thought leadership in support of growth across Asia and the Pacific.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

You are someone with:

  • An appetite for challenge, energised by the opportunity to help build something new and impactful in the Australian aid portfolio
  • Relationships and networks across the development sector in Asia and/or the Pacific
  • A track record in Australian aid initiatives or programs
  • A client-focused approach, with a good understanding of DFAT expectations, priorities, norms and practice
  • The ability to prioritise, problem-solve and drive outcomes
  • Stakeholder management skills to foster collaboration, facilitate teaming and influence outcomes
  • An appreciatrion of the commercial environment, and a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, including outstanding English written and oral communication, especially in presenting, and producing deliverables
  • Flexibility to travel across the Asia Pacific region.

It would be advantageous if you also brought:

  • Strong familiarity with current DFAT policies, procedures, standards and practices relevant to the Australian aid program, especially in the implementation of these in different contexts
  • Previous experience in a consulting environment
  • Experience in security and justice, climate change, digital for development or economics and trade programming.

Why Deloitte?  

At Deloitte, we focus our energy on interesting and impactful work. We’re always learning, innovating and setting the standard; making a positive difference to our clients and our society. We put coaching at the heart of what we do, helping our people grow their careers in any direction – whether it be up, moving into something new, or even moving across the world.  

We embrace diversity, equity and inclusion. We have a diverse collection of people from different backgrounds, with different experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. What binds us together is a shared commitment to value everyone’s perspective and to cultivate inclusion; so that our work environment is a safe space we can all belong. 


We prioritise flexibility and choice. At Deloitte, you get trust on Day 1. We know our people get their best work done when they’re in control of where and how they work, designing their work week around their client, team and personal commitments.

We help you live and work well. To support your personal and professional life, we offer a range of perks and benefits, including retail discounts, wellbeing leave, paid volunteering days, twelve flexible working options, market-leading parental leave and return to work support package. 

Next Steps

Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now, we’d love to hear from you!

By applying for this job, you’ll be assessed against the Deloitte Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards so that you can grow in your career, and we can provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally. The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.

You’ve got this!