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Business Developer Safe and Efficient Mobility | Helmond

Want to make your mark on our time? Become a Business Developer Safe and Efficient Mobility at TNO in Helmond!

About this position

Our growing mobility demands are limited by societal challenges and ecological boundaries. At TNO we develop technology and assessment methodologies to accelerate the deployment of Connected and Cooperative Automated Mobility (CCAM) systems that contribute to ‘zero casualties’, ‘zero emissions’ and ‘zero loss’. We support industries and policymakers in the innovation process of smart vehicles and complex CCAM systems that help improve our mobility and logistics, making a significant difference in the world. Are you passionate about contributing to societal well-being through safe, efficient mobility solutions? Imagine playing a key role in this vision. If you're ready to make a difference and propel your career forward in an exciting and meaningful direction, we invite you to explore this unique opportunity with us. Together, we can drive towards a future of sustainable and safe mobility for all.

What will be your role?

As a Business Developer within our Mobility and Built Environment Unit at TNO, you will be responsible for a significant part of our national and international business portfolio and order intake, with client projects and programs that contribute structurally to the Safe and Efficient Mobility development. You will be part of the business development team of Mobility and Built Environment Unit at TNO, working primarily in the Integrated Vehicle Safety programs (Automated Yards, Connected and Cooperative, Streetproof and Streetwise).

What you'll do:

  • You will be responsible for strategic projects acquisition, leads construction and partnership development.
  • (Co)-develop innovative propositions, build long-term relationships and ensure the closing of transactions with strategic companies.
  • In day-to-day operations,you will team up with program and project managers and experts from the research department Integrated Vehicle Safety, such as consultants and scientists in the fields of connected, cooperative and automated vehicles, safety assessment and monitoring.
  • Report to the Safe and Efficient Mobility Proposition Manager and the Market Director.

What we expect from you

  • Relevant Master's or Bachelor's, with at least 3 years of experience in a commercial role for strategic projects acquisition and partnership development;
  • Market knowledge on cooperative and automated driving technologies;
  • Ability to engage with partners and clients at senior decision making level on business propositions as well as strategic cooperation;
  • Strong affinity with development and assessment of connected and automated driving technologies, including several of these areas: driver-vehicle interaction and driver monitoring, sensor fusion for world modelling and localization, motion planning, decision making, vehicle control, connectivity and active safety systems;
  • Awareness on safety architectures design and standards for autonomous systems (example ISO 26262, ISO/PAS 21448). Preferably knowledge on development challenges in automatic testing and validation methodologies, human factors in automated driving, real-time performance and safety of AI-enabled systems;
  • Familiar with current business challenges in using and implementing emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Cyber-security and Connectivity;
  • Fluent in both English and Dutch language;
  • Willingness to travel.

What you'll get in return

Challenging and varied work with a real impact. And plenty of opportunities as, at TNO, you are in charge of shaping your career. We offer a gross monthly salary between € 4,291,- and € 6,614,- (based on your knowledge and experience), 8% holiday pay, a 13th month bonus of 8.33% and a flex budget (5.58% + € 180). In addition, you will be given every opportunity to develop yourself.

TNO offers optional employee benefits, enabling you to tailor your benefits package to match your personal situation. You may also expect:

  • An extremely professional, innovative working environment where colleagues are leading experts in their field.
  • The opportunity to attend courses, workshops and conferences, and to receive training and coaching based on your needs.
  • 33 days annual leave on a full-time basis.
  • An employer that values and encourages diverse talent, with initiatives like the Female Leadership Program, our Rainbow Community and round tables on inclusion topics.
  • We offer a comprehensive and flexible mobility plan that also includes full compensation for public transportation for commuting and business travel or a leased car.
  • Great social events with your team and other TNO colleagues. That’s how you will get to know a lot of people really quickly.
  • Flexible working hours, the possibility to work parttime (32 of 36 hours) and the possibility of working from home.
  • A good pension scheme.

Read more about tailoring your benefits package.

TNO as an employer

At TNO, we innovate for a healthier, safer and more sustainable life. And for a strong economy. Since 1932, we have been making knowledge and technology available for the common good. We find each other in wonder and ingenuity. We are driven to push boundaries. There is all the space and support for your talent and ambition. You work with people who will challenge you: who inspire you and want to learn from you. Our state-of-the-art facilities are there to realize your vision. What you do at TNO matters: impact makes the difference. Because with every innovation you contribute to tomorrow’s world. Read more about TNO as an employer.

At TNO we encourage an inclusive work environment, where you can be yourself. Whatever your story and whatever unique qualities you bring to the table. It is by combining our unique strengths and perspectives that we are able to develop innovations that make a real difference in society. Want to know more? Read what steps we are taking in the area of diversity and inclusion.

The selection process

Please apply before the 15th of April, 2024. The selection process comprises two interview rounds. In a final meeting we will discuss the terms of employment and your tailored benefits package. We aim to finalize the entire process within four weeks.

The selection process may include an online assessment and a reference check.
A certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) is required before starting a new job at TNO.

Has this job opening sparked your interest?

Then we’d like to hear from you! Please contact us for more information about the job or the selection process. To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter using the ‘apply now’ button.

Posted by: #LI-BD1 Brahim Dagdaoui

Email: [email protected]

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