Business Developer / Project Manager Water Technology International

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  • Amersfoort
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Are you looking for your next challenge as a Business Developer / Project Manager? Then this position could well suit you! A versatile challenge where your personal and professional development is key. 

What you will do as a Business Developer / Project Manager

As our Business Developer / Project Manager Water Technology International, you will boost our current order portfolio with additional sales channels and/or niches. You identify opportunities in the Global Water Technology market by combining market knowledge with our current portfolio of export financing institutes. You will play a vital role in the project development and definition phase. 

You work closely together with senior international project managers to identify and develop relationships with potential clients, such as local water companies, governments, partners (like contractors and equipment suppliers), and financing institutes. Your network provides new potential customers and partners. 

Additonally, you will manage (complex) international water projects that deliver direct impact to the international SDGs. Our context is often complex with multiple stakeholders, separation of beneficiary and financier. Also, a language and culture barrier is to be expected. 

Where you will work

Royal HaskoningDHV has been making a world of difference in peoples lives since 1881. As an independent international engineering and project management consultancy, we have been working with clients to successfully deliver projects which contribute to improving living circumstances around the world for 140 years. Our 6,000 colleagues are committed to our promise to enhance society together. We combine global expertise with local knowledge to deliver a multidisciplinary range of consultancy services for the entire living environment.  Our world is in transition. Faced with the challenges created by scarcity of resources, climate change, urban redevelopment, traffic management, technological developments and more, there is a desperate need for new ways of thinking and new ideas.

We are a small and dedicated team of enthusiastic business developers and project managers. We serve our clients in the public international arena in niche markets: we act as preferred supplier in supporting the Dutch Government in international water technology project preparation and implementation. We serve high end clients with advanced solutions, we develop our own projects with dedicated finance instruments and we support impact investors in de-risking project formulation and implementation. 

We can rely on our team capabilities with advanced business developments skills in which we explicitly connect water and finance. Finance is seen as key in serving our clients worldwide hence we have excellent capabilities present in finance modelling and project finance. 

What you bring

You are an experienced professional with good sense for commercial business and you have a strong external network and contacts in our sector. Development of new and innovative businesses is in your DNA!

You posess strong analytical competences, are commercially sensitive, and focused on optimizing business results. Your excellent communication skills allow you to communicate, present, and speak to all different stakeholders involved in the process.

Additonally, you should bring:

  • Minimum 8 years of relevant work experience as an international project manager with proven business development track record
  • Bachelor (BSc) or Masters (MSc) degree in Engineering or Finance
  • Experience with project financing plans and contracts
  • Tactful, diplomatic, and persuasive skills
  • Stress resiliency and flexibility
  • Collaborative approach and enthousiasm in working together as a team with colleagues and clients: building relationships, influence, manage conflicts, and organisational sensitiveness
  • Willing to travel abroad regularly
  • Fluent in at least English and Dutch, additional languages are an advantage. 

What we offer you

At Royal HaskoningDHV we offer a great working atmosphere, working in a team of about 15 fellow project managers and business developers, in which organisational and personal development take central stage. Our team is diverse in gender, experience, and competencies, with openess to always lend a helping hand. Above all, we believe in a culture of growth, respect, and brightness: we use our collective expertise to enhance society together.

Besides that, we also offer you:

  • Excellent primary and secondary terms of employment;
  • Good work-life balance, including flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home;
  • 28 days of holiday in case of full-time employment;
  • Personal budget for e.g., more holidays, a bicycle or extra salary;
  • A pleasant workplace in our office in the middle of nature in Amersfoort and travel allowance or a NS-Business Card;
  • Extensive training and development opportunities.

Are you our new colleague?

Then we would like to meet you! Click on the application button and upload your CV. Would you first like to know more about this vacancy, or do you have questions about the recruitment process? Please feel free to send an email to Eva Sciarone via [email protected].

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated.

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