Business Development Analyst- English

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English (Fluent)
€ 2700 - € 3000 Monthly
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7 months contract with view to extension
Chrysanthi Moraiti
Call: +31 (0)20 406 9185


Our international client, one of the world's foremost leadership advisory consulting firms, is now hiring a Business Development Analyst to be based in Amsterdam.

The Business Development (BD) Analyst is responsible for producing insightful company, industry and/or functional analysis that differentiates the company in business development situations and helps to deepen the companies client relationships. This includes building insights to support client pursuit strategies and deliverables, such as qualifications packages, RFPs and Get Smarts. The Analyst will be part of the Business Development Centre of Excellence (BDCOE) and is responsible for ‘hands on’ business development and content creation support.


Job Profile for Business Development Analyst
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Support the creation of business development content and insights for pitches, relationship building and strategic account planning
  • Use business research resources and the firm’s knowledge to develop "get smart" packages that go beyond "canned" content to provide an insightful understanding of the potential client's organization and industry. Synthesize information succinctly and clearly to be incorporated into client-ready documents
  • Surface cross-selling opportunities by researching key trigger points and integrate associated conversation starters into business development materials, when applicable
  • Assist in the creation of qualification packs for new business development initiatives/pitches. Develop sophisticated and insightful presentation materials,
    in partnership with consultant teams, the BDCOE Team Leader and/or the Practice Manager
  • Leverage internal and external resources to identify potential prospects
  • Conduct analyses to develop insight about clients, & competitors, to ensure processes produce better outcomes, what the best candidates/ leaders look like and how placements perform
  • Share learnings from pitches and business development initiatives across the BDCOE team to ensure continuously process improvement and pitch effectiveness
  • Conduct research to support the creation of intellectual capital/value adding thought pieces
  • Synthesize internal and external information to generate previously untapped insights/opportunities

Candidate Profile for Business Development Analyst

  • Must be fluent in English both written and spoken, additional languages are a plus
  • Undergraduate Degree is a must
  • Must have 2+ years of business experience, ideally in a global professional services or consulting firm; knowledge of or a strong interest in leadership and talent consulting is a plus
  • Must have 2+ years of qualitative and quantitative business research experience; knowledge of tools such as Factiva, Hoovers, OneSource is a plus
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have experience with delivering research-driven, client ready insights in a visual, impactful way
  • Have passion for research and delivering timely, high quality results
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills, with a track record of performing business research and impactfully presenting findings is a must
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and thrive in fast-paced environments where competing demands are the norm
  • Strong communication and project management skills
  • Must be proactive and have strong sense of ownership

What Our Client Offers

  • Pension contribution
  • Health insurance contribution
  • 26 vacation days
  • Laptop
  • Mobile (if necessary)
  • Travel expenses (for employees living further than 10klm)
  • To become part of a dynamic team in a highly international working environment
  • Free in-house lunches
  • Friday afternoon drinks
  • Monthly events for employees