Business Development Analyst

Job description

Do you want to be part of a global revolution in food & feed? We are looking for a Business Development Analyst to help us accelerate the growth of our company by finding the best possible locations around the world to rear our insects. Join us and help bring our food system back in balance with Nature!

What will be your mission as a Business Development Analyst?

In this role you will have a central role in driving exponential, sustainable and growth for Protix. The Business development (or ‘Growth team’) that you will be part of is the tip of the spear when it comes to finding us the best possible locations to build our next production facilities across the globe. Through your rigorous analyses, your excellent communication skills and your keen business acumen you provide objective input for some of the most fundamental choices our Management Team will be making. As the Growth team is positioned at the heart of the company, you’ll interact daily with other all other business functions such as Finance, Commerce, Operations, Asset Development, Research & Development, Human Resources and Legal, providing you with a unique experience and a steep learning curve.

What will you do?

  • Gather, analyze, and present relevant data and information for stage gate reviews, and consequently rank approved opportunities in order of attractiveness
  • Maintain and expand a Database that serves as a single repository of essential data gathered regarding potential locations
  • Utilize data collected aforementioned Database to conduct rigorous analyses and drive insights that are of business value and relevant to the Growth team and share these insights through interactive dashboards (leveraging various software such as Office, Tableau, etc.)
  • Monitor developments in the Insect ingredient landscape and relay to the rest of our organization in a manner that is easy and quick to digest
  • Put in place process and structure to increase the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the Growth team, and the wider organization

What does your track record look like?

  • You have significant experience in analyzing large quantities of data, navigating complex issues in an ambiguous environment, and performing under difficult circumstances when time is short
  • You have ample experience within distilling issues down to their core and communicating in a crisp and concise manner to senior management
  • You have a proven ability to execute with rigor and demonstrated ‘can do’ mentality
  • You have experience with change, project, people and talent management
  • You have a strong track record in Business Development and/or Strategy Consulting

What can we promise you?

  • The opportunity to become an integral part of our mission: to bring 'Food back in balance with nature!'
  • The choice to work 2 or 3 days from home
  • The prospect of a varied job where you can make the difference within a driven and inspiring team
  • The prospect to participate in the company as part of our employee participation plan (be awarded a 'piece of the Protix pie')
  • The fact you’ll be working in a fast moving, entrepreneurial and sustainable work environment
  • The opportunity to take on a lot of responsibility and to develop yourself further
  • The prospect to go on sabbatical for 6 weeks, after you’ve been on a journey with us for at 5 years or more (and we’ll pay 50% for your time out and about!)
  • The choice to come by bike and still receive an allowance of €0.19 per km (just as for any other mode of transportation that you may choose)

About us

We are on the brink of a revolution that will change the way we nourish ourselves and the domesticated animals around us, and Protix is leading the charge in this 'Ento revolution'. Since 2009, our sole mission has been to ‘Bring the food system back into balance with nature’., and with the help of high-tech solutions, artificial intelligence, genetic enhancement programs and robotics, and most importantly the Black Soldier Fly, that is exactly what we are doing.

Our values are at the core of everything we do, and are deeply rooted in our culture. We are always looking for new talent that is looking to make a different choice. A conscious choice. A sustainable choice. We care about our planet, are innovative & curious, open minded, diverse and always go for the best possible result and outcome. Same for you?


Do you want become part of the Ento-revolution as well? Then we would love to connect with you! We invite you to apply and connect with us on LinkedIn to stay on top of our mission.


What do you bring?

  • You have a completed MSc / MA or MBA degree
  • You bring 3-7 years of experience in Business Development and/or Strategy Consulting
  • You will be based in the Netherlands. This can be partly from home, at our office in Dongen and/or at our factory in Bergen op Zoom
  • You have strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • You have sound analytical, conceptual thinking skills as well as a tactical approach
  • You are result driven, entrepreneurial but goal oriented, ambitious but realistic, proactive, flexible and decisive
  • You speak, read and write English fluently
  • You are a team player

Nice to haves

  • Ideally, you also speak, read and write Dutch
  • Ideally, you have knowledge of or have worked in the animal nutrition industry