(Junior) Strategic Business Developer Europe

Catalyze   Amsterdam-Duivendrecht   WO   Fulltime
Catalyze is the international market leader in obtaining funding and offering strategic consulting for biomedical and healthcare-related companies, researcher  and non-profit organizations. We collaborate with our clients through the development chain of products and services in the healthcare and life science industry; from early-stage proof of concept up to market introduction or in case of compounds clinical-stage development.

At Catalyze, we are distinguished by the motto, "by intrapreneurs for entrepreneurs" and value team players who are not afraid to show initiative, creativity and responsibility. We have a “can-do” culture where fun and professional development go  hand in hand.

We have a strong passion for the latest technological innovations and support a variety of Life Science developments including, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and healthcare solutions. Our consultants work with the best clients and projects worldwide.  We are expanding our strategic business development team in our Amsterdam office and therefore we are looking for a Strategic Business Developer.

Strategic Business Developer 
You will join a growing international team in Amsterdam bursting with energy.  As our new Strategic Business Developer, you can make a difference in our professional and dynamic scale-up organization who offers room for independence and professional development. You will be reporting to the head of strategic business development.

What are you going to do?

  • Responsible for sales of strategic services; e.g. Fundingplans, Business strategy support,  Gap analysis, actionplans, advisory reports
  • Prepare tailor made client presentations
  • Prepare tailor made client proposals
  • Negiotiate and close contracts at C-Level
  • Achieve sales targets
  • Build and maintain close relationships with your stakeholders
  • Form relevant strategic alliances with multiple stakeholders
  • Visit meetings, conferences, seminars and related networking events
  • Being critical, and sharing opportunities for growth of the strategic service portfolio

What are we looking for?
Ideally you have experience in a sales position. Your PhD. degree in Life Sciences gives you an advantage in understanding our customers when it comes to advising and guiding them through their  challenges. You have a passion for innovation, you’ve got a commercial mindset and already have a network in the Life Sciences industry.


  • Minimum of 1 years' experience in a sales/consultancy position.
  • Relevant work experience in the Life Sciences and/or healthcare industries. (Medical device companies, Pharma-medical etc.)
  • Master degreein Life Sciences, Health Sciences or Biomedical.
  • Goal oriented and solution-oriented thinker.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Energetic self-starter with strong persistence.
  • Excellent language skills in English (written and spoken).
  • Fast learner, with some humor and creativity.

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Strategy Consulting.
  • Market insights in the health and life sciences sector.
  • Experience in contract negotiations and closing deals.

We offer:

  • A competitive salary with good employment conditions.
  • A good bonus system.
  • A personal training budget.
  • A phone, laptop and a lease car.
  • Loads of fun activities like Yoga, Catalyze Football team and Kick Boxing.

How to apply for this career opportunity?
We appreciate hearing from all qualified candidates by submitting your application by using our Online Application Form. For questions and more information about the strategic business developer vacancy, please contact Timo Brands (Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist) on phone number +31 (0)6-21904480 or via timo.brands@catalyze-group.com.

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Company Policy

Our organization focuses on enabling innovative medical technologies and is committed to improving overall health. For this reason, our organization is pro-vaccination regarding Covid-19.

At Catalyze, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Joop Geesinkweg 167 1114 AB  Amsterdam-Duivendrecht
Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
Timo Brands