We are looking for a Junior Project Manager

As Junior Project Manager you will be working on projects as part of a wider team which will include specialists in the areas of market entry strategy, business development, legal, finance and specific industry expertise. You will learn and develop the skills you need to support clients active in a range of sectors with realizing their strategic goals in high growth markets.

From day one, you will have the chance to interact with clients. As part of project implementation, you will regularly visit various high-growth markets.

As you advance your career, you will have the opportunity to work on more complex projects, increasingly lead teams and develop and strengthen relationships with clients and member firms of the Larive Group in Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey. Through constant international exposure, you will learn from best practices of colleagues throughout the Larive Group and participate in training programs supporting your career development, where necessary. Our work environment is international, exciting and challenging. We value a close-knit team and provide support and coaching.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Gather and analyse actionable business intelligence (i.e. markets, competitors, regulatory environment).
  • Research market entry options, analyse and visualize best entry strategy.
  • Conduct feasibility and investment studies.
  • Build financial models.
  • Develop strategies (export, greenfield, partnerships) for high growth market and recommend on strategic planning and business transforms.
  • Identify and attract government incentives and finance.
  • Work closely together with colleagues of the member firms of the Larive Group.

The position is full time.

Required competences

  • MSc degree, preferably in (international) economics, business or finance related field.
  • Fluent in both the Dutch and English language and effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Maximum 5 years (international) work experience, preferably within strategy, corporate finance, business development consultancy or industry (for example agro-food, automotive, oil & gas, energy).
  • Proven analytical skills and creativity.
  • A ’getting thing done’ mentality.
  • A passion to provide high-quality service to clients.
  • Willing to travel internationally (10-20%).

Company profile

Larive International, established in 1975, is a Netherlands-based international business development advisory firm specialized in assisting companies with developing and implementing market entry and growth strategies in high-growth markets (www.larive.com).

To support clients locally, Larive has established local (partner) offices in 21 countries in Asia, Sub Saharan Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey, combined in the Larive Group. Our services include business intelligence, market entry and growth strategy development, M&A advisory and implementation support. Larive supports a wide range of multinational companies and niche SMEs, predominately active in the agro-food, automotive, energy and manufacturing industries. Larive’s office in the Netherlands in based in Zeist.

Apply to become our new Junior Project Manager

We would love to hear why you are the right candidate. Surprise us. Apply by sending your resume and a personal motivation letter to Francisca Olde (Francisca.olde@larive.com / tel. 030-693 32 21). The process comprises at least two (selection) rounds. The interviews and assessments will be completed within 4 weeks.