When aspiring aid workers think of a career in international development, it's rare they envision spending their days scouting requests for proposals, writing key personnel sections or developing a Gantt chart work plan. But business development comprises a hefty percentage of jobs in the sector. Here are five reasons why working in business development can be a good career move.

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  • Kate Warren

    Kate Warren is Executive Vice President and resident talent and careers guru at Devex. With 15 years of global development recruitment experience advising international NGOs, consulting firms, and donor agencies, she has a finger on the pulse of hiring trends across the industry and insider knowledge on what it takes to break in.