Business Development Director – Global Programs

Company Details

EOS Space Systems is a global leader in the design, manufacture, delivery and operation of sensors and systems for space domain awareness (SDA) and space control.

About Us

Electro Optic Systems (EOS) is an ASX listed Australian technology company operating in the defence and aerospace markets.  Our products incorporate advanced electro-optic applications based on EOS core technologies in software, laser, electronics, optronics, gimbals, telescopes and beam directors, and precision mechanisms.  With our headquarters in Canberra and a growing global workforce, we are experiencing exponential growth and are placed to become Australia’s leading defence and aerospace exporter.

The defence business develops and produces remotely controlled weapon systems and ancillary products.  These systems are adaptable to suit potential customer weapon inventories and comprise state-of-the-art gimbal mounts, fire control systems and world-class sensor units.  We continually strive to help our people achieve personal goals, engaging them in challenging and inspiring projects that shape our future.

 Job Description

Position Overview:

EOS Defence Systems is a leading provider of Remote Weapon Station, Sensor and Gimbal Control technology.  The company conducts much of its promotion and customer engagement by means of small-scale development activities and demonstrations with customers and industry partners.  Successful development activities and demonstrations frequently lead to larger, customer funded, development activities or volume sales.  Managing these activities and demonstrating good performance has been key to EOS’s success in international markets.  The ultimate aim of these activities is to position EOS Defence Systems as a responsive. world leading advanced technology provider who can be relied on to deliver value for money products on time and to budget.

In this role, you will be responsible for liaising with customers and partners to determine the scope and requirements of an opportunity including relevant technical, commercial, and support requirements. You will then initiate activities that will either be managed internally by the BD team or be passed on to program, commercial and/or engineering teams for detailed management and further development.

Primary Duties:

  • Identify product and business development opportunities that provide customers and partners exposure to EOS products and technical capability.
  • Provide commercial and programmatic guidance to the initiation of Business Development activities.
  • Implement and manage program initiatives, as approved by VP BD – Global, in order to position EOS Defence Systems as a world leading advanced technology provider.
  • Assist Vice President Business Development undertake customer engagement in order to promote new and existing EOS Defence Systems product lines.
  • Assist with the development of bids and proposals.


  • Previous experience managing programs and teams
  • Previous experience in the international Defence Industry space
  • Familiarity with different customer/client commercial environments spanning private and government sectors and the ability to influence and/or establish workable partnerships and other commercial arrangements in conjunction with other business leads

Culture and benefits

EOS employ over 500 people across the globe and considered industry leaders within the defence industry.

At EOS, we pride ourselves on creating a professional environment that is collaborative, supportive and engaging workplace which is rewarding in more ways than one. We are an equal opportunity employer and we offer flexible work arrangements, flexible hours, paid parental leave, employee incentive scheme and additional annual leave.

How to Apply

If you are willing to take on a challenge and want to make a contribution to a proud Australian company that is growing rapidly then we would like to hear from you. Please apply now with your resume and a covering letter outlining your experience and why you believe you are the right fit for our organisation.

We may review, short-list and/or conduct interviews for this role prior to the closing date. We encourage the submission of early applications.

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