Location: Amsterdam

MVSA Architects is looking for a business developer – tender architect to complement our tender team. MVSA is a progressive and distinctive architectural firm with a clear market profile. As a Business developer you are responsible for identifying (international) business opportunities and tenders. As well as maintaining a relevant network of partners with whom a team can be formed for the purpose of acquisitions and selections You have a thorough knowledge of the market and a great affinity with architecture. Or are you trained as an architect yourself and have a great interest in the commercial side of the profession.

You select relevant opportunities and compile documentation, references and presentations for the submissions. You have very good editorial skills and are accurate and stress resistant. Activities are very diverse, usually structured but often also ad hoc, and require a high degree of accuracy, discipline and flexibility. We are looking for an independent and stress-resistant personality with 5-10 years of experience in a similar position, preferably at a medium or large architectural firm.

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Our lobby ©Barwerd van der Plas


  • desk research; identifying developments in the market (trends, urban plans, environmental visions, etc.)
  • signaling tenders and selections
  • assess and select relevant market opportunities
  • organizing tender submissions and preparing tender planning, offers and tender fee
  • preparing analysis and subsequent calculation of tenders
  • making presentations and desk documentation
  • support with Business Development strategy and policy
  • maintaining a network of partners and clients
  • actively recruiting potential partners and clients and participating in network events
  • organizing Business Development events
  • Keep certificates and forms up to date: Chamber of Commerce, Non-bankruptcy statement, GVA statement, Tax remittance statement, BNA statement & Benchmark, Register of Architects
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Our 360-room ©Barwerd van der Plas
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Maquettes in the office ©Barwerd van der Plas

What we ask for

  • A team player with a commercial, spontaneous and proactive attitude
  • Excellent editorial and communication skills
  • Knowledge of the Architectural Industry
  • Experience with tender management and business development
  • Knowledge of the market and the relevant market parties
  • Relevant network in the real estate world 5-10 years of experience (medior) or >10 years (senior) in a similar position
  • Education at a minimum of HBO or WO level Knowledge of presentation packages (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
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Our office in The Flow ©Barwerd van der Plas
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Our restaurant in The Flow ©Barwerd van der Plas

What we offer

  • Creative, competition and competence-oriented work environment
  • Beautiful new office at the Houthavens Amsterdam
  • Excellent facilities: restaurant, bar, gym, weekly massage
  • Good secondary employment conditions Pleasant colleagues and a positive informal working atmosphere
  • Appointment for 32-40 hours a week with a view to a permanent appointment
  • Salary in line with the market according to the Collective Labor Agreement for Architects Travel allowance


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If you have any questions about this vacancy or would like additional information, please contact us on 020-5319800

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