International Business Developer

  • Sales
  • Gent, Belgium

International Business Developer

Job description

About Officient

Officient’s mission is to enable SME’s to get more out of HR administration. We do so in a unique way by creating more overview, more collaboration, more impact, and more support. And - why not - more fun.

Job Description

As an International Business Developer at Officient you will help us research, identify, and kick-start new strategic growth opportunities (such as new international markets and new revenue models). You will pursue projects in diverse markets and define new business models, reach new customers and set up strategic partnerships. You’ll be given the space to work autonomously while being able to rely on the entire team’s support in developing your skills.


Your main responsibilities

  • Conduct competitor research (via desk research, product research, …)
  • Conduct international market research (via exploratory interviews with end customers & partners, …)
  • Develop business cases to indicate a global ROI, by integrating sales, marketing, customer success, and product/development perspectives
  • Negotiate and sign deals within identified growth opportunities


Main Requirements

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in an (international) business development, sales, product, or partner management role
  • Native French and/or native Dutch speaking + fluent in English


  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiating skills
  • Understanding of SaaS products
  • Team player with the ability to build working relationships between and across business teams
  • Understanding of different potential markets and technology dynamics
  • Strong analytical, research, and problem-solving skills


  • Constantly on the look-out for new opportunities
  • High proactivity and independence
  • Comfortable in a fast moving environment
  • Willing to travel (BeNeLux & FR region)
  • Result-driven

Our offer

  • A high-impact role with a lot of responsibility and challenge
  • A competitive salary package that is Officiently optimized to your individual needs
  • Flexibility in working hours and location
  • Growth and mentoring by experienced colleagues
  • The opportunity to grow and learn within a fast-growing and innovative startup

We definitely understand there is no such thing as a ‘perfect candidate’. At Officient we are excited about improving, learning, growing and evolving. So, no matter what your background is, please apply if you feel like this is a role that would make you happy to come into work and be part of shaping the future of HR, every single day.