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Ninti One

Ninti One Limited (Ninti) works with communities and relevant agencies to achieve social and economic development outcomes with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples. Since its establishment in 2003, Ninti has been building opportunities through research, innovation and engagement in Australia – and more recently in a range of sectors across the Pacific and Asia. Ninti has offices in Adelaide and Alice Springs and staff and associates based in other States and Territories.

Reporting to the General Manager Business Development, this hands-on role will help drive market-facing activities to grow revenue and build opportunities with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.  Key aspects of the role include:

  • developing responses to government tenders, contract opportunities and panel requests with a focus on commercial, government, NFP and philanthropic markets;
  • leading and managing bids at all stages of the response process from research, identification, assessment, planning, securing personnel, response design, costing, writing and review;
  • tracking results in line with quality assurance and contributing to management reporting on business development activities;
  • maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders, suppliers and clients;
  • supporting the delivery of Ninti’s Impact Strategy across identified priority policy, sector and geographical focus areas, including the identification, screening and development of new partners.

Applications are encouraged from motivated and appropriately qualified candidates with demonstrated business development experience ideally gained from commercial consulting, bid management, international development or a comparable NGO/NFP environment.  A positive, professional and hands on approach, meticulous attention to detail, excellent interpersonal qualities, high level administrative skills, as well as the ability to multi-task, will all be essential qualities sought.  The successful candidate will have a strong customer service ethic and the ability to demonstrate initiative, problem solving, organisational agility and results. 

This position will suit either an emerging or proven business development professional.  Tertiary qualifications in business, community or international development or a related discipline will be well regarded but are not essential. 

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit

Applications should be addressed to Justin Hinora and Hannah Way.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8849.

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