UK Business Development Manager

Royal HaskoningDHV

United Kingdom


About the job
Today’s utilities face numerous new challenges. Rapid urbanisation and population growth are placing a strain on resources, environmental concerns are driving the need for greater sustainability, and digitisation is transforming well-established methodologies. To meet these challenges head-on, firms must adapt now –or risk being left behind. As our new Global Business Development Manager, you enable the UK Water Market with the tools to face these challenges.

What You Do As a Global Business Development Manager

As our Global Business Development Manager, you will be exploring existing and new, alternative, sales channels and you will be looking out for best ways to promote Aquasuite. As a part of Aquasuite’s international business development team, you will be responsible for sales and business development primarily in the UK Water Market. Together with the team, you will be building up our footprint in the market and building out our solutions within the water and wastewater sector. Being part of the Aquasuite team you will also explore opportunities for scaling-up our existing products.

You will be supported by our business and product developers, the marketing team and by our water consultants and specialists. You will align closely with your colleagues in the wider group and in different regions to align and optimise your market approach.

Where you will work

At Royal HaskoningDHV Digital we are connecting the digital with the physical world at an ever-faster pace. In collaboration with our clients and partners, we use the latest digital technologies to translate data into insights and prospects. In this way we structurally support our clients in taking the next step in the continuous optimization and sustainability of their business operations. Our motto, also in the inevitable Digital Transformation: “Let’s Enhance Society Together!”

The Aquasuite team consists of more than 50 enthusiastic people with a passion for water engineering, data science, software and improving society. We innovate by working together. Challenging each other stimulates us to get the best results out of our team and ourselves. Respect for one another and a safe work environment are the foundations our team is built on. Together we enhance society, and we are proud of our achievements.

What You Bring

With your consultative selling skills, you are capable of understanding and diagnosing client problems and translate them into solutions. Translating complex technical information into easy-to-understand propositions for our clients is no problem for you due to your strong technical understanding. But you also know when to involve experts. And with your tactful, diplomatic and persuasive mindset and ability to listen and understand, you are able to develop productive relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders on different organisational levels.

Besides that, you have:
Proven business development track record in the water and/or wastewater sector
Relevant network on senior and executive level
Understanding and aptitude for digital products and services
Excellent communication skills, including strong and confident presentation skills to highest levels of decision makers
Commercially awareness and focus on optimising business results
A highly motivated, energetic self-starting and hands-on approach
Stress resilient and flexible attitude
Willingness to travel abroad
Fluent English language skills

When you have knowledge of the smart water market and its competitors, that would be an asset.

What We Offer You

The opportunity to make a difference in a challenging, senior position. We are an attractive employer with a good national and international market position that offers lots of opportunities for personal and professional development. We offer an inspiring working environment in a professional and internationally successful company. Characteristic of our company are the freedom and responsibility to develop own initiatives. Our company culture is characterized by empowerment and accountability. We offer a competitive salary plus a range of benefits.

Are you our new colleague?

We would like to meet you! Click on the apply button and upload your resume and motivation letter. For more information, you can always contact Tom Hardy, Recruiter, at [email protected]