VACANCY: Business Development Manager at InnoSyn B.V. (Geleen, The Netherlands)

About InnoSyn
At InnoSyn we primarily focus on innovative R&D towards the development of chemical production processes for third parties worldwide. InnoSyn currently has approximately 60 employees and is located at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen, The Netherlands, and has a new pilot plant at its disposal.  The company was founded in May 2017, but it has a long and impressive track record in the area of chemical process development and implementation thereof to industrial manufacturing processes that was built up over more than 40 years during the time InnoSyn was part of the large multinational company DSM.

Job Description
Within InnoSyn, low-cost and environmentally friendly manufacturing processes are developed for customers that are active in a broad range of fields like pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, dyes, flavor and fragrances, monomers for high performance materials and products based on renewable raw materials. In order to acquire the various projects, InnoSyn is looking for a Business Development Manager who will be  responsible for helping the organization to grow its customer base. She/He will develop a network of contacts to attract new clients, research new market opportunities and oversee growth projects  in line with projected turnover.


What we offer
A challenging, exciting job with unique opportunities to represent different scientific disciplines such as flow technology and bio and chemocatalysis, (industrial) organic chemistry and process intensification. You will interact with business and scientific experts, both within and outside InnoSyn to translate science & technology into value for our customers. In this role you will embody our motto: Tomorrow’s chemistry Today. The working atmosphere is open, dynamic and stimulating.

We offer a competitive remuneration package including 38 holidays and opportunities to accelerated career paths.

The vacancy is open for EU residents only.



  • Identify new business opportunities and consequently, expand the customer base and business development pipeline;
  • Develop activities to build and actively maintain relationship with customers, partners and relevant industrial players;
  • Generate and negotiate commercially attractive and competitive proposals based on the requirements of the customers and in full alignment with the internal project responsible team:
  • Work closely with scientific and marketing team members to develop client acquisition strategies;
  • Provide input to the InnoSyn business plan with respect to future growth opportunities;
  • Represent company background and strategy in events, conferences, and business meetings;
  • Support customers by providing detailed technological and commercial information;
  • Document and maintain customer report visits and relevant correspondence between company and customers in the CRM.

You have a Bachelor’s degree/Master’s degree or equivalent work experience in life science and material science segments.  In addition, you bring the following:

  • 3-5 years of experience in business development;
  • A creative self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset;
  • Result driven, strong interpersonal skills and expertise in conceptual selling;
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams (R&D/commercial);
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills;
  • High flexibility, willingness to travel (>30%);
  • Languages: English is a must, other foreign languages is a plus.


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