In the coming years, VK wants to strengthen its position in the international healthcare market, by exporting our expertise towards Asia, the Middle-East and Africa. Therefore, we want to strengthen our management team with the following profile (m/f):
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR HEALTHCARE
Responsible for the international growth of the healthcare division of VK.
Sell the wide range of VK’s design services for healthcare projects, in the region of Asia, Middle-East and Africa.
Building a network of decision-makers and influencers, prospecting new potential customers (private and public sector).
Cultivating key relationships and looking for new opportunities in target groups, by participating in networking events.
Responsible for following up the existing clientele and develop a new clientele in the region.
Seeking for challenging new business opportunities and translate them into long-term customer relationships.
Identify major upcoming healthcare projects in an early stage.
You work in close collaboration with the team of experts in Belgium and with the team of VKA Healthcare, a joint venture company between VK Architects and Engineers and Archetype Group. This JV is headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.
You are a VK ambassador, by embracing the company's culture and representing VK positively.
Required experience and skills
Hold a university degree, preferably in architecture or engineering and/or degree in management.
A minimum of 10 years experience in the field, of which at least 5 years in business development.
Preferably with experience in healthcare projects and in architecture, as well as international experience (Europe, Asia, Middle-East, Africa).
Proven commercial skills (track record of realized order-intake in the past).
An existing network in the Healthcare sector will be considered as an important advantage.
Ability to work with all types of clients: public institutions, private hospital groups, operators, investors, developers, contractors.
Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Effective problem solving and leadership skills.
Fluency in English is essential.
Able to work in and to travel in and out of Asia, Middle-East and Africa.
Preferably based in South-East Asia.
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