Business Developer Green & Sustainable Innovations

Catalyze   Amsterdam-Duivendrecht   WO   Fulltime

As Catalyze we strive to impact human and enviromental health. Projects to reduce waste, improve food (production) technology and many other projects to improve our environment.

Through our services we aim to raise funding for the most ambitious R&D projects and technologies. Furthermore, we help our clients grow with dedicated management consulting services, market research, business intelligence and corporate strategies. These services are provided to various types of innovative organizations such as Start-ups, Small Medium Enterprises (SME), large companies (multinationals), universities and research organizations.

We are expanding our Green & Sustainable Innovations team and therefore looking for a:

Business Developer Green & Sustainable Innovations

You will join a growing international team in Amsterdam bursting with energy. As a business developer Green & Sustainable Innovations 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?

It is a big challenge for our clients to raise funds for their innovative projects. As a Business Developer, you will identify and qualify prospects, discuss their project ideas and funding strategy. When you have identified a strong match, you will negotiate the contract terms and close the deal which enables us to start working on their grant applications (and related projects). In addition, you will maintain existing customer relationships, visit conferences and attend client events. You will work with universities, companies and research institutes in Europe and far beyond. Your goal is to accelerate the development of their innovative products.

What are we looking for?
Ideally this will be your second sales position. Your degree in agriculture or food technology gives you an advantage in understanding our customers when it comes to advising them on their research and development projects. You have a passion for innovation, and you strive to help our customers to bring their products to market faster.

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a sales position
  • Master or PhD degree in Agriculture or Food Technology
  • Energetic self-starter with strong persistence

Nice to have
  • Knowledge of grant applications and various funding opportunities
  • Work experience in the in Agri, Food, circulaire economy, sustainability, biobased industry or energy transition 
  • 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 you by submitting your application by using our Online Application Form. For questions and more information about the Business Developer Green & Sustainable Innovations vacancy, please contact Timo Brands (Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist) on phone number 020-3034323.

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