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Business Developer (1.0 FTE)

Location: Utrecht

Working area: Europe

ttopstart is a science and business consulting company that serves leading researchers and innovative companies in the fields of life sciences and medical technology in 22 European Countries and the US. We acquire funding for cutting-edge research and development, co-create corporate strategies and conduct detailed market assessments. Our driver is the contribution to development of innovations that can strongly advance healthcare, such as diagnostics and treatments for a wide range of diseases with unmet medical needs.

The position

ttopstart’s rapid growth demands that we attract outstanding professionals and continue to grow our client base across countries, sectors and topics. We have an open job position for an enthusiastic business developer.You will work in close collaboration with the whole team to attract new clients, generate leads, develop projects and partnerships, and steer ttopstart's marketing activities. This will require you to leverage your knowledge of our products, your overview of the life sciences field, the funding landscape and your business development and sales skills.

Who we are looking for

To be successful in your application, you must demonstrate the following experience, capacities and skills:

  • A background in life sciences and/or life science funding is a prerequisite;
  • Between 3 and 10 years of working experience in a sales and/or business development role (applicants without experience will not be considered);
  • A truly proactive, independent and confident attitude combined with a can do mentality;
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, prospecting and closing skills;
  • Good English writing skills;
  • Ability to work with targets;

What’s on offer?

  • A good base salary, good benefits and additional flexible rewards;
  • A full-time position;
  • A challenging and entrepreneurial working environment;
  • An international-oriented function;
  • An open and positive working atmosphere in a young team;
  • Good career opportunities.


Please send a short motivation letter (English) and CV (English or Dutch) before August 1, 12:00 CET to recruitment at ttopstart dot com. Applications via LinkedIn only will not be included in the application procedure.

Interviews will be scheduled Early September.

For more information please consult our websites and or contact us at +31 (0) 737 0779.


+31 (0)30 737 0779