Netherlands Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden

Job vacancy (application date has closed)

Business Development Officer Nordics

We are looking for a pro-active, independent business development officer Nordics. You will be responsible for identifying opportunities in the Nordic region for Dutch businesses (companies and research institutes) and for delivering a set target of new business leads in the four Nordic countries.

Job vacancy: Business development officer Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
Based in: Göteborg, as of 1 September 2016
Contract: one year (with possibility of extension)
Hours: full-time

Passionate in what drives companies to expand to new countries? Are you a relationship-builder beyond comparison? Are you the person that makes a difference and goes the extra mile when assisting companies in their international activities?

The Trade & Economy Team of the Netherlands Embassies in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo and Stockholm is looking for a Pioneer in Dutch Business Development in the Nordics, to be based in Göteborg.

We are looking for a pro-active, independent business development officer Nordics. You will be responsible for identifying opportunities in the Nordic region for Dutch businesses (companies and research institutes) and for delivering a set target of new business leads in the four Nordic countries. You will be expected to manage a business network and cooperate with governmental partners in the four countries and The Netherlands. Depending on your experience you will manage projects independently or support the RBD. You will report to the Copenhagen-based Regional Business Developer (RBD) and work as part of the team of economic officers in the Dutch Embassies in the Nordic Baltic region. 

Our new business development officer is a professional with a background in business, economics or engineering and has several years of experience in project management or business development (i.e. not sales) in a commercial environment. Fluency in English and one of the Nordic languages is a must; proficiency in Dutch and affinity with the Netherlands are key assets. The ideal candidate is comfortable in a target-driven governmental environment, is a team-player, liaises easily with contacts of all ranks and has a flexible work attitude/approach as you will need to travel within Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and The Netherlands.

In return we offer significant opportunities for learning and development, an inspiring working environment and a competitive salary.
The full job description can be downloaded via the link on the right hand side of this page.

To apply or if you have any questions about the position, send an email to Yvette Entius, Regional Business Developer Nordics Baltics. For questions concerning the Embassy in Stockholm, please contact Eva Blom.

Closing date: 1st May 2016. Job interviews will be scheduled on 12 May in Göteborg.

Recruitment by commercial agencies in relation to this vacancy is not appreciated.