This unit group is for all business development officers, marketing researchers and consultants: These occupations conduct research, develop policies, and manage programs designed to stimulate business activity or investments.
Business development officers are responsible for developing and generating new business opportunities by conducting research, formulating policies and managing programs to stimulate industrial and commercial business investments, or to promote commercial or industrial products and services.
In the oceans technology sector, business development officers may work with government, industry or individual companies to research and promote the oceans technology industry locally, nationally and internationally.
A Business Development Officer performs some or all of the following duties:
* The employment outlook over the next few years for this occupational group is "fair", which indicates the changes of a qualified individual finding work is around average.