Chane Business Development

Business Development Associate

Short description

Are you that talented and analytical Business Development associate that will support one of our Business Units?

Where will you be working?

Chane Terminals is growing fast and as we continue to expand, we are seeking a talented and analytical Business Development associate to support our Business Unit Green. As Business Development associate you will be responsible for developing our growth and sustainability projects and initiatives at our Rotterdam terminals. In this role you will report to the Business Development Manager.

In this role you will have a lot of responsibilities and you will work in the centre of a dynamic and growing organisation. You will identify and analyse market opportunities and will develop solutions for new and existing customers. You will work closely with our Business Unit management team, commercial teams, terminal operations teams as well as the project organization with the objective to drive forward the projects and realize business growth.

As a Business Development Associate you will play a critical role in supporting the Business Unit in achieving it’s business targets.

Representative activities

  • Identify and analyze opportunities in the market.
  • Develop conceptual solutions and commercial proposals. Taken into account both the external as the internal used requirements and meeting the companies targets.
  • Work on process improvement and sustainability initiatives at the terminal.
  • Evaluate existing processes, identify improvement areas and propose solutions.
  • Collaborate with the terminal management team and departments; from the development phase until execution and realization.
  • Participate in project teams to realize the selected opportunities and solutions.
  • Support in financial planning and analysis, preparation of business cases and investment proposals

If you are a highly analytical professional with a strong ambition and a keen interest in the processing and energy storage industry, and if you are as excited as we are about the opportunities in the energy transition, we invite you to join our dynamic team. As an Business Development associate, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our business, contribute to our growth strategy, and play a vital role in shaping the future of our business.


  • ​​​​​Academic Master’s degree (Technical/Engineering, Business/Economics or related field).
  • 3-4 years of hands-on experience with business analysis (prior experience in Strategy Consulting, Business Development, optimization or a related field is a plus).
  • Strong proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is essential for data analysis, financial modeling, and presentation purposes.
  • Exceptional analytical, strategical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to various stakeholders. Both in English and Dutch language.
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team.
  • You are familiar with the mission and vision of Koole and the Business Unit, and are able to translate this into tangible growth opportunities
  • Dutch language is essential in this role


  • ​​​A challenging and responsible position in a growing organization where safety is a top priority;
  • An excellent employment benefits package;
  • Opportunities for career advancement within the Chane group;
  • Possibilities for training, including through our own Chane Academy.


Please apply using the application form on our website.  

An assessment will be part of the application process.