Business Consultant (Medior / Senior)


Datenna is the world’s leading provider of science, innovation and industry data on China, with a unique database on Chinese companies, universities and academic research institutes. We are 100% focused on China, offering our unique data and expertise through tailored consultancy projects as well as our innovative data platform.

Using automated data curation processes and algorithms, we have standardised, corrected, linked and translated millions of data points. With our data platforms and research intelligence we provide customers with unique data-driven insights on the Chinese industry. Datenna’s groundbreaking research has recently been featured in international and national newspapers such as the WSJ, Il Poste, Volkskrant, etc.

We are looking for a Business Consultant (Medior / Senior) to support our team. Do you recognize yourself in the below profile? Send your CV and a short motivation to

Key Responsibilities

  • Business Development
    • Independently pitch to new customers
    • Support setting up a new business unit
      • Determine the product-market fit for new customer groups 
      • Expand our network of relevant contacts
    • Customer Success
      • Act as consultant and project lead in research projects for governments
      • Consult and discuss the information needs with customers
      • Present key research findings convincingly to customers
    • Business Planning & Support
      • Design, refine and execute financial business plan
      • Prepare for and join investor meetings
      • Give input for HR roadmap
      • Manage the financial administration with assistant and accountant
      • Develop legal framework in consultation with lawyers

    What we are looking for in you

    • Honest
    • High standards
    • Ambitious but humble
    • Eager to learn
    • Helpful to customers and colleagues
    Key Requirements for this job
    • Comfortable to consult with clients and build up a relationship
    • Able to present new business proposals with confidence
    • Project management skills
    • Experience in finance (business planning, budgeting and reporting)
    • Excellent communication and writing skills in English and Dutch
    • Master’s degree in business or equivalent required

    What we offer

    • Competitive salary based on experience
    • A team of highly motivated and talented colleagues
    • Exposure to many parts of the business: business development, marketing, finance, project management, data science, market research
    • Free healthy, varied lunches