Business Development Consultant, International Operations

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Location: Aarhus or Copenhagen, Denmark | Type: Full-time


Danish Energy Management is looking for a skilled and driven Business Development Consultant to play a vital part in our global operations. Join our dynamic team of international development professionals and assist in advancing our endeavors to secure and execute development projects financed by prominent international donor agencies.

What we do

We were founded in 1986 and are one of the leading international consulting companies. Headquartered in Aarhus, with offices in Copenhagen and Aalborg. We provide technical assistance across all stages of the project cycle of development projects in various sectors. We are an industry leader with a broad expert base and experience. We focus on energy policy projects, energy studies, monitoring & evaluation following OECD-DAC criteria, ICT, projects on sustainable management, urban development plans, new construction and energy renovation of buildings.


The International Business Development Team is responsible for driving the company’s efforts in securing international development projects, managing all aspects of tender and contract management, including responding to calls for proposals from bilateral and multilateral donors, and financing institutions, developing partnerships and consortia, identifying experts for project implementation, coordinating the drafting of the proposal, preparing budgets, and advising on all other aspects of the tender preparation.

Your job

As a consultant, you will be responsible for identifying and pursuing development project opportunities globally that are funded by international donor agencies such as the European Commission, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, UN, Danida, and others.

Your primary tasks will include management and coordination, proposal development, and financial planning in cooperation with internal staff resources and external experts and partner companies. You will be responsible for identifying relevant opportunities and assessing them in terms of relevance and risks, preparing expressions of interest and assisting with requests for proposals, establishing and maintaining communication and partnership with external experts and companies, identifying external experts for new assignments, conducting background research and fact-finding for energy and M&E projects, and assisting with handling requests for services under our framework agreements.

Your profile

The ideal candidate should have a master's degree (or similar) in development studies, international relations, business, political science, environment/energy, or any related field, at least two years of experience in a similar position, and experience with development contract tender procedures. You should be proactive, systematic, and thorough in your approach to problem-solving, have excellent research, analytical, and drafting skills, and be able to work under tight deadlines in a changing environment. Fluency in oral and written English is required, and knowledge of other languages (e.g., French) is an advantage but not a requirement.


We offer

At Danish Energy Management, we offer an interesting position with great possibilities of expanding your areas of work. The position is full-time, and remuneration will be in accordance with experience. You will be working in an innovative, energetic, but relaxed environment with specialized experts. If you thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment and are looking for a position that will help you grow your skills and expertise, please apply for this exciting opportunity.

Employment at DEM comes with a package of other employee benefits such as training and development opportunities, flexible work arrangements, health and wellness programs.


Aarhus or Copenhagen – soonest possible


Application and contact information

For further information about Danish Energy Management, please visit:    


Are you ready to join our team and make a difference in the world? Apply now by sending your CV and cover letter to


We will be reviewing incoming applications on an ongoing basis.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Vice-CEO Morten Søndergaard at

DEM is a consulting engineering company located in Aarhus and Copenhagen.

Together with architects and builders, we carry out all-encompassing construction projects at home and abroad, all of which focus on energy-efficient construction and sustainability based on the UN's World Goals (SDGs). daylight and natural ventilation. In addition, we perform consulting and design within energy saving projects as well as implementation and consulting within the UN's World Goals for public and private clients.DEM is part of the Danish Management Group, which includes companies such as Dansk Ejendoms Management, Danish Design Restaurants, Warm Nordic and Paustian.

DEM er en rådgivende ingeniørvirksomhed med beliggenhed i Aarhus og København.

Sammen med arkitekter og bygherrer udfører vi altfavnende byggeprojekter i ind- og udland, der alle har fokus på energirigtigt byggeri og bæredygtighed med udgangspunkt i FNs Verdensmål (SDG’er).

Vi er førende indenfor energiledelse og integreret energidesign og har kompetencer indenfor bygningers indeklima, dagslys og naturlig ventilation. Derudover udfører vi rådgivning og projektering indenfor energibesparelsesprojekter samt implementering og rådgivning indenfor FNs Verdensmål hos offentlige og private kunder.

DEM er en del af Danish Management Group, der omfatter virksomheder som Dansk Ejendoms Management, Danish Design Restaurants, Warm Nordic og Paustian.

dem som arbejdsplads

Faglig fordybelse

Dansk Energi Management er en virksomhed i konstant udvikling. Det er en arbejdsplads med mulighed for faglig fordybelse, nytænkning og sparring.


På begge kontorer har vi et stort fokus på at lytte og give plads til alle medarbejdere. Der er rig mulighed for at få ansvar og for at udvikle sig selv, blandt andet gennem udfordrende og spændende projekter, nytænkning og vidensdeling på tværs af afdelinger.


Vi tror på, at fleksibilitet, forståelse og samarbejde er afgørende for at skabe en udviklende og inspirerende arbejdskultur. Du skal ikke være bange for at komme med idéer, tage initiativ og lade viljen drive dig.


Som virksomhed husker vi at anerkende den enkelte medarbejder for successer og godt arbejde. Uden hver enkelt medarbejders kompetencer, viden og engagement eksisterer der ikke noget “vi, os og DEM”.


At arbejde i DEM betyder, at du skal være omstillingsparat, have lyst til at lære nyt, holde dig fagligt opdateret, være proaktiv, fleksibel og interesseret i at give sparring og feedback, lige såvel som at få det. For at rykke os som virksomhed kræver det, at vi tør at udfordre os selv og vores faglighed.

Vi er altid på udkig efter nye profiler, så du er også velkommen til at sende os en uopfordret ansøgning. Send din ansøgning til med titlen “uopfordret ansøgning”, så vender vi tilbage til dig snarest muligt. Vi gemmer uopfordrede ansøgning i 12 mdr.

Working at DEM

Professional Immersion

DEM is a company in constant development. It is a workplace with opportunities for professional immersion, innovative thinking and collaboration.

Personal Development

In our offices, we have a strong focus on listening to and making space for all employees. There is ample opportunity to gain responsibility and to develop oneself, for example through challenging and exciting projects, innovative thinking and knowledge sharing across departments.

Dynamic Working

We believe that flexibility, understanding and cooperation are essential to create a developing and inspiring work culture. Here, you do not have to be afraid to share ideas, take initiative and let your will drive you.


As a company, we remember to recognise the individual employee for successes and good work. Without each employee's skills, knowledge and commitment, there is no DEM.


Working at DEM means being ready for change, wanting to learn new things, staying updated on your field of expertise, being proactive, flexible, and interested in giving feedback, as well as receiving it. In order to advance as a company, we must dare to challenge ourselves and our skills.

We are always on the lookout for new talent and thus welcome unsolicited applications. Send your application to with the subject "unsolicited application" and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We keep unsolicited applications for 12 months.