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Business Developer

Are you the commercial engineer we are looking for?

Your new company

Hays is now recruiting for a leading company within traffic management, infrastructure and high-tech solutions. The company is originally founded in 1987 in the Netherlands and has their headquarter in Gouda but has been operating in the Nordics since 2015. They mainly operate in the traffic and transport sector but also in the technical and energy industries. The company develops advanced traffic system for the city and is just now starting to develop their way into the Danish market. The company employs approximately 200, people consisting of architects, business developers and project managers. 

Your new role

On behalf of our client, Hays is offering a unique role as Business Developer within a newly established team. This is a unique opportunity to enter a newly created role and act as a pioneer in securing attractive commercial projects to ensure profit for the company. You will also be responsible for drafting the proposals and justifying them directly to the Business Unit Director. Furthermore, you will play a key role in stimulating proactive entrepreneurship within the organisation by commercially expanding both existing and new relations in the market. As part of a multidisciplinary team, you will coordinate stakeholder management and manage the customer portfolio consisting of 75% sales and 25 % retention. In this role you will work closely with all internal departments across the company. It is expected from you, that within the first year you will have secured new contracts and developed new customers.

What you’ll need to succeed

The preferred candidate possesses an engineering educational background preferably specialized in Traffic Management. You possess a minimum of 7 years’ experience within a technically-oriented organisation, holding valuable knowledge and a proven track record within sales and stakeholder engagement. Your sales and project management skills ensure engagement with stakeholders and your ability to develop and maintain new customers. You have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Fluency in Danish and English is a must. On a personal level, you are an outgoing and distinct team player who possess a sturdy and mature mind-set and thrive in an independent and ambitious environment. 

What you’ll get in return 

The position provides the opportunity to work in a truly dedicated organization and to influence the direction of the company by contributing to the sales agenda. You will be part of an organization offering personal and professional development within the role and engagement in a committed teamwork. The job requires regular travel activity to the Netherlands and also the possibility to work from home. 

What you need to do now

If you are interested in this role, forward a copy of your CV and cover letter in English and in one document. If you have any questions you are welcome to contact Senior Recruitment Consultant Rune Gjetting on +45 26 89 31 24. 

Hays Denmark is part of Hays Plc, which is listed on London Stock Exchange (FTSE 250). Hays Plc is the world's leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled work.

We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. We are market leaders in the UK and Australia, and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe. As of September 2011, the Group employed 7,600 staff operating from 255 offices in 31 countries across 20 specialisms.

Our combination of deep expertise across a wide spectrum of specialised industries and professions makes us unparalleled recruiters in the world of work.

Hays Specialist Recruitment A/S has operated in Denmark since 2008. We specialise in following areas of specialism: Accountancy & Finance, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, HR, Insurance, IT, Legal, Logistics, Life Sciences and Sales & Marketing. For more information see

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