Business Development Agent

Ljiljana Petkov
Ljiljana Petkov
International Recruiter
Lise Mouton
Lise Mouton
International Recruiter
Vitrociset Belgium
Claire Guedon
Claire Guedon
International Recruiter
Ozge Karpuz
Ozge Karpuz
International Recruiter

Vitrociset Belgium is an international company which specializes and operates in Space & Telecom sectors providing turn-on key systems, software and services with a strong emphasis in the satellite ground operation for over 30 years. We provide solutions, which grant quality and safety and soliciting the innovation with a high return « value for money » for our Customer. 

In this frame, we are looking for a Business Development Agent, who will be based in Transinne, Belgium.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Business Development Agent will be actively involved in the important development plans of the Company. He/She works under the direction of the Sales Manager and in cooperation with the Engineering and Programs Management functions, in order to:

  • Develop and maintain a positive relationship with Belgian, EU private and public Customers industrial partners and other customers for future business growth by personal visits, phone calls, follow-ups, e-mails etc.
  • Prepare effective proposals, presentations and demonstrations on business development opportunities
  • Support the identification and development of new business in compliance with company strategies;
  • Analyse existing and potential markets to identify and secure business development opportunities;
  • Establish and maintain a customer relations management database.
  • Assist development team in quotations activities like price and delivery negotiations with customers
  • Support and coordinate with Business development Manager in problem-solving, resourcing and budgeting activities.
  • Conduct marketing campaigns, trade shows, job fair, conference etc. in order to increase the company’s recognition.
  • Monitor and follow-up constantly on-going commercial initiatives and potential opportunities.
  • Report to the Sales Manager about his/her activities.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Space Market knowledge (Existing players, procurement procedures of key customers),
  • Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or Engineering,
  • Work experience in the same or similar position,
  • Experience in negotiation,
  • Fluency in English and French are mandatory. (Dutch and/or Flemish will be considered as an asset.)
  • Proficient user of Office’s Suite.
  • Willingness to travel frequently around Europe (30 % of the time)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity is not necessary but would be a benefit in selection.

SOFT SKILLS

  • Reliability and responsibility
  • Good sales and marketing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to cope with stress and effectively prioritize tasks
  • Strategic vision & Objective driven
  • Excellent problem-solving skills