Business Development Associate - Mining & Metals


Requisition ID: 276469 

  • Relocation Authorized: Limited (e.g. Development Assignment) 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Perth, WA 

Extraordinary teams building inspiring projects:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. 

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers' objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. 

Core to Bechtel is our Vision, Values and Commitments. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver. Learn more about our extraordinary teams building inspiring projects in our Impact Report

Job Summary:

As Business Development Associate, you will play a key role within the Mining and Metals Business Development team as a key support function in the development of strategy research, tracking of activities and internal governance support. The role is also available to work with our global regional teams in BD and Proposals to support pursuits. You will build and maintain personal relationships with the global Mining and Metals team to support Bechtel's business and commercial endeavours.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and monitors various market profiles, customer profiles and business development activity reports as required  
  • Performs research on customers and competition and presents findings to business development colleagues and business line general management  
  • Maintains records of prospective projects and competitor information  
  • Supports engagement with new prospects and customers  
  • Develops marketing information for use by the business development team  
  • Participates in the management of the proposal development effort including producing and assembling content  

Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires bachelor's degree (or international equivalent) and 3-5 years of relevant experience or 5-10 years of relevant work experience

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of BD processes and experience in supporting administrative efforts associated with governance procedures.
  • Experience in market and customer research activities.
  • Disciplined approach to managing systems (CRM tools) and tracking activities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build internal networks.
  • Experience in managing purchasing and requisition tools.
  • Experience working within the contractor or engineering service provider industries, and/or the resources industries.


Working Rights in Australia without employer sponsorship are required. We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer & commit to respond to every applicant. 


Total Rewards/Benefits

There are many reasons why choosing to join Bechtel is one of the best career decisions you will ever make. In addition to working with talented, dedicated people and having the opportunity to play an integral role in stimulating and challenging local and international projects, Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live a healthy life.

With a market aligned salary package and annual discretionary performance bonus scheme in place, employee wellbeing is also at the centre of our business - promoted through our strong health and safety focus and private health cover including access to a leading employee assistance program.



Diverse teams build the extraordinary:

As a global company, Bechtel has long been home to a vibrant multitude of nationalities, cultures, ethnicities, and life experiences. This diversity has made us a more trusted partner, more effective problem solvers and innovators, and a more attractive destination for leading talent.

We are committed to being a company where every colleague feels that they belong-where colleagues feel part of "One Team," respected and rewarded for what they bring, supported in pursuing their goals, invested in our values and purpose, and treated equitably. Click here to learn more about the people who power our legacy.




Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.