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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Human Resources
    Management & Business Others
    Marketing and PR
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
      Settly B.V.
    • Date Posted
      April 20,2021
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    Business Lead

    We are growing rapidly. Are you driven by values and commercially savvy? Do you have experience in establishing business development in a scale-up or high performance environment? Do you have a strong network in HR/Recruitment, share our values, think outside of the box and take ownership?

    We have a once in a life-time opportunity to become our very first Business Lead and help shape a purpose driven start-up. Come and join us on our mission to redefine the relocation experience for international talent all across the globe.

    We are Settly!

    We are a purpose driven HR tech startup on a mission to redefine the relocation experience for the new generation. We believe everyone deserves to feel at home, no matter where you come from, what you earn or how long you’re staying.

    Diversity & Inclusion is our DNA and the foundation of what we do and why. In our first year of operation (2019) we were named one of the top 200 inspiring diverse start-ups by Techleap and we are proud of our wide variety of different nationalities and backgrounds. In our second year we expanded to our first international market (UK) and there’s many more to come.

    We work with some of the coolest start-ups and scale-ups in town and help their employees relocate in a hassle-free way through our platform and amazing client success team. We are now ready to accelerate our international growth and are looking for a Business Lead to join us on our mission.

    Our core values

    Make an impact now - Get the most out of every moment by maximising your impact and going above and beyond for the ultimate client experience

    Stay humble - We practice what we preach and walk the talk (no time for politics)

    We are passionate: We love what we and we do what we love

    Doing the right thing - Act fair and with integrity. In particular when nobody is watching

    Always be improving - Embrace change, innovate, take risks and continuously encourage yourself and those around you to grow and develop

    Your role

    In this newly created role you’ll be partnering closely with the CEO and Marketing lead to establish and lead our growth strategy with a focus on expanding our business in The Netherlands and UK.

    Key responsibilities

    • Develop and implement our growth strategy
    • Partner with Leadership to set business objectives and development goals
    • Manage the entire sales cycle from finding a potential client to securing a deal
    • Enable new opportunities through networking, marketing & sales strategies
    • Identify and explore new business opportunities, incl partnerships, products and services
    • Manage the RFP and tender process
    • Organise and lead demo’s and business meetings with new customers
    • Remain in regular contact with your clients to understand and meet their needs
    • Negotiate agreements and keep records of sales and data in our CRM
    • Identify and monitor developments/trends to stay ahead of the curve
    • Collaborate with client success to ensure delivery of high quality service
    • Collaborate with marketing to create processes, tools and materials
    • Establish strategic partnership with other companies to leverage on their network
    • Conduct market & customer research

    Requirements for this role

    • Value driven business development lead with a strong network in recruitment/HR (or someone with a Recruitment/HR background who is commercially savvy)
    • Min 3 years experience in a international startup or similar high-growth environment
    • Entrepreneurial mindset, strong business acumen with a continuous drive to improve
    • Strong stakeholder management skill with a natural ability to build credibility quickly
    • Excellent interpersonal/presentation skills and ability to build relationships
    • Data-driven with the ability to balance attention to detail with swift execution
    • Proactive, strong organizational and time-management skills
    • Start-up hustle mentality combined with a strategic and creative mind
    • Passionate about making a meaningful impact and helping others
    • Good understanding of the start-up ecosystem in NL & UK
    • Fluent in English written and spoken

    Preferable (not a must)

    • Experience with international recruitment or global talent management
    • Personal experience of living and/or working overseas
    • Good understanding of the Dutch language
    • Previously lived/worked in the UK
    • Knowledge of CRM software, eg. Salesforce, Hubspot
    • The more languages, the better : )

    What's in it for you?

    • Once in a lifetime opportunity to help shape a purpose driven HR startup;
    • Create your own department from scratch
    • Freedom to develop and grow in role and levels of responsibility
    • Working with a talented, high-performance and value driven team;
    • Make a meaningful impact to the lives of others who will be grateful forever;
    • Great office in the city center of Amsterdam
    • Flexible and remote working arrangements

    Job Type: Full-time


    • International Start-up: 3 years (Preferred)


    • English (Required)

    Work Remotely:

    • Yes
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