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Date: 13-Jan-2022

Location: ROTTERDAM, NL, 3062 MB

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:35073
Location:Rotterdam : KP van der Mandelela  
Position Category:Business Development
Position Type:Employee Regular





Business Development Manager (BDM) – Business Assurance



LRQA’s vision is to be the leading digitally enabled business assurance provider, helping our clients navigate risk in an ever-changing world. In Business Assurance, we will achieve this by:

  • Focusing on our different customer needs to accelerate growth.
  • Using technology as a key enabler of our value proposition both from a service capability and customer experience perspective, and to drive operational excellence
  • Building a flexible resourcing model to support the growth and drive profitability to our target levels


Are you an experienced business development manager, the bridge between client and company? Are you looking for a challenging position in an international work environment? Seeking for a company where you can continuously keep developing yourself? Is cooperation with colleagues and clients the obvious choice for you? Then applying for this role as Business Development Manager at LRQA might be a good idea!

Job Responsibilities

As a BDM you will grow and develop our market position within The Netherlands and North Europe. With your commercial network and drive you will grasp every lead to expand current business or develop new business opportunities within defined areas, sectors and services. Client contacts are an important part of the job and a substantial amount of your time will be dedicated to this to discuss projects and build on relationships. With your natural social way of interacting you can build and maintain relationships with key customers to the organization. You should be able to act quickly on new market developments and respond swiftly to your client’s needs as they evolve.

  • Contact new clients in sectors in line with your sales targets, focus on our strategic goals and grow our business.
  • Up sell to existing major and key account clients
  • Work and act in the sales team as a senior member and contribute as such.
  • Build relations in the organisation and with our clients
  • Use and manage the sales process in Salesforce with strong pipeline management
  • Work with the global accounts and tender team on larger tenders
  • Work in close coordination with other BDM’s, the sales managers and the area sales manager


Job Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree with commercial experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in a comparable commercial role
  • Willingness to participate in a Sales Incentive Plan
  • Good communication skills in both Dutch (as native language) and English, written as well as spoken is a minimum requirement. German is a plus.
  • You are a solid networker, able to communicate at all levels within an organization, building effective relationships with customers, the sales team and other stakeholders
  • Successful in closing contracts
  • Willingness to travel as business needs dictate, all within existing restrictions.
  • Competences: Commercial, Analytical, Assertive, Pro-active, Team player


What We Offer

We offer you an exciting working environment with intellectual challenges, responsibility and high level of Corona proof client interaction. An attractive remuneration package will be offered. As for every staff member, a personal development plan will be made by you and your Manager to support you in realizing your long-term goals.


Please send your full application earliest starting date via our online recruitment page.

Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register:


Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment, because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.


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