Closing date: 11-12-22

Strategic Business Developer

Catalyze   Amsterdam-Duivendrecht   University   32 tot 40 uur Marktconform
Catalyze is a boutique consultancy firm and an international market leader in obtaining funding and offering strategic consulting for biomedical and healthcare-related companies, researchers 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 and therefore we are looking for a:

Strategic Business Developer

This is great opportunity to act on a strategic level as a Business Developer. For our newest team, we need a very creative and solution orientated salesperson who can setup strategic collaborations with our clients. In this role you will be responsible and in the lead to build up your own portfolio, get the chance to co-develop new services and will work closely together with your stakeholders to help them grow with their business.

You will join an 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.

What are you going to do?

  • Taking a lead role in acquiring new clients and and managing client portfolio;
  • Closing contracts;
  • Being up to date on the innovation initiatives in different regions in NL and EU;
  • Being able to see new opportunities in the market and drive the execution of new services with the strategic consulting team;
  • Proactively picking up upselling opportunities of projects running within the strategy team;
  • Build and maintain close relationships with your stakeholders;
  • Responsible for following up on invoicing all contracts of clients in your portfolio;
  • Being present on conferences to create visibility for Catalyze.

What are we looking for?

Ideally you have experience in a sales or consultancy position. Your background 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.


  • Experience in a sales/consultancy position;
  • At least a Master degree in Life Sciences, Health Sciences or Biomedical;
  • Be creative and proactive;
  • Excellent sales and communication skills;
  • Time management skills;
  • Excellent language skills in English (written and spoken);
  • And as the rest of the team, you have a winners mentality.

We offer:

  • A competitive gross salary based on experience.
  • Performance based annual bonus
  • Permanent position after successful temporary (1-year) appointment.
  • 8% holiday allowance.
  • 25 vacation days per year (based on a 40 hourly workweek). Optionally you can buy 5 additional days.
  • Lease car or mobility allowance
  • Pension plan (defined contribution scheme via Nationale Nederlanden).
  • Monthly working from home allowance.
  • A clear career path and active support for professional development.
  • A professional and dynamic working environment that values independence, entrepreneurship, and self-development.
  • Benefits at work (discount on different products/service).
  • Vitality & wellbeing program and healthy lunch in the office.
  • Great colleagues with pleasant and fun work environment.
  • Friday drinks, ski-trips, and lots of other fun activities with your colleagues.
  • A young, ambitious, and diverse team

How to apply for this career opportunity?
Are you interested in this position? Then we would like to receive your motivation with CV by submitting our Online Application Form.

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.
Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.
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