Business Development Manager (Global)



We believe that towage is all about people. The success of our company depends on the people working for us. Their contribution, their added value to the organization, and their willingness to commit to our core values are all highly valued.


Our culture, our conduct, and our business approach are based on core values: Transparency & professional honesty, Teamwork & operational efficiency, Flexibility & innovation, and Excellence in customer care & service.



To support the global growth of the Boluda Towage Division, we are recruiting a new colleague (full-time):






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Objective of the position

The Business Development Manager is overall responsible for identifying, analysing, and developing new market opportunities for the Boluda Towage Division on a global level. Furthermore, the Business Development Manager supports Boluda Towage Management (CEO, COO, CCO) and the Boluda Towage regional management in identifying market opportunities/developments and project management. The goal is creating added value for the Boluda Towage regions and safeguarding the long term profitability of the Boluda Towage Division by contributing to the company strategy and financial targets.


The Business Development Manager will report to the Chief Commercial Officer (based in Rotterdam).



Your key tasks/responsibilities:

  • Initiate and execute market research     
  • Intensify Market intelligence process 
  • Strong overall coordination/reporting of (running/potential) Boluda Towage projects on a global level
  • Initiate commercial projects
  • Leading project teams
  • Facilitate cooperation in/ between (cross) regional teams
  • Display the drive for success leading to winning international tenders
  • Delivery of winning proposals via implementing strong tailor-made value propositions 
  • Create where possible standardisation of tender documentation and process
  • Continuously improving the Business Development process (incl. best practices shared and lessons learned)


What type of applicant are we looking for?


  • A Bachelor or Master degree in Commerce and Economic
  • Proven work experience (5-7 years) in similar Business Development role, preferably in the maritime/logistical sector
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written
  • Business travel is required
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Your talents:


  • High pro-active customer/market focus and excellent analytical skills
  • Stress resistant
  • Flexible
  • Build long-term relationships
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Collaboration Skills / Team player
  • Negotiation & Persuasion skills
  • Project Management

We offer:


  • A dynamic career within an international company
  • Flexible location in Rotterdam or Valencia
  • Appropriate salary and good employment benefits
  • Close cooperation with the global commercial team
  • Enthusiastic, motivated & passionate colleagues

Challenge us. Challenge yourself.


If you are enthusiastic about ports, feel connected to the maritime industry, and are keen on bringing your dedication and talent into a challenging and dynamic working environment, then we should meet. We invite you to submit your motivation letter and CV, by filling out the application form below.


For more information about the vacancy and the recruitment process, please contact:


For more information about the vacancy, please contact Michael Weug, Director HR Boluda Towage Europe at +31 10 3073 530


*** Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated ****

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