Junior Business developer

Job description

You will strengthen our business development team for artificial intelligence and wireless communication:

  • You will be responsible for interfacing with clients and researchers to identify their needs, the project scope or business case.
  • You will be responsible for following up on client leads.
  • You will assist in the operational pipeline and connect the right stakeholders within the organization.
  • You will support the implementation of the IDLab research valorization strategy.
  • You will support the research valorization director in his activities.

Job requirements

Minimum qualifications:

  • You have a Master or PhD degree, preferably in Engineering, Business, or equivalent.
  • You have strong social/communication skills.
  • You have a strong affinity with data science, artificial intelligence, deep/machine learning, IoT, wireless communication or related research and innovation.
  • You are able to match a technical offering with the client’s needs.
  • You take ownership of your work.
  • You are a pro-active problem solver and team player but are able to work independently when required.
  • You are comfortable working in a fast-changing environment.
  • You are a fast and eager learner.
  • Your English is fluent, both speaking and writing.


Preferred qualifications:

  • (Technical) experience in data science, artificial intelligence, deep/machine learning, IoT or wireless communication.
  • You have a background in business development or were active in a client-facing role before.
  • Being able to speak and/or write Dutch is considered a plus.