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Head of Business Development

Do you want to lead our business development activities in a company that develops the world's first assistive exoskeleton for the whole arm?

About Vilje Bionics

Vilje Bionics is a fast-growing medical exoskeleton startup based in Oslo, Norway. Our mission is to improve the lives of people with arm and hand disabilities by providing them with innovative, high-quality exoskeletons that can enhance their mobility and independence. We are a passionate team that is committed to making a positive impact on people's lives.

At Vilje Bionics, we foster active collaboration, sharing knowledge, experiences, and challenges. We continuously adapt to the needs of users and stakeholders, working with agility and at a fast pace. We trust each other, delegate responsibilities and help and encourage each other in tackling new challenges. In addition, we highly value a social work environment where we all enjoy the journey of building a company.

About the position

You will be responsible for driving the business development at Vilje Bionics. You will play a crucial role in identifying and realizing new business opportunities, ensuring strategic growth, and expanding our network of partners. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying and pursuing new business opportunities, partnerships, and collaborations to expand our customer base and revenue streams.

  • Conducting market analysis, including monitoring and analyzing competitive landscape, industry trends and socioeconomic developments to identify emerging opportunities or potential threats.

  • In close collaboration with CEO, developing and executing business development strategies aligned with the company's overall objectives.

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders, including healthcare providers, distributors, and regulatory agencies.

  • Participate in negotiations, contract creation, and partnership agreements with potential clients and partners.

  • Providing input and guidance on product positioning, pricing, and marketing strategies to drive successful commercialization.

  • Collaborating with internal teams to align business development efforts with product development, regulatory, and quality assurance requirements.

About You:

We are looking for someone who has the following qualifications and qualities:


  • Higher education (BSc/MSc) in economics, business administration, medicine, innovation, marketing, or another relevant field.

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in business development, sales, or strategic partnerships, preferably within the health technology or startup environment.

  • Analytical skills and the ability to identify and leverage business opportunities.

  • Good business acumen and the ability to develop and implement strategic growth plans.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, in English and preferably in a Scandinavian language.

  • Self-driven and proactive with the ability to handle complex projects and tasks.



 We offer.

  • An engaging, innovative, international, and social working environment facilitating work/life balance.

  • An exciting and incredibly meaningful permanent job in social offices at Aleap (largest incubator for health start-ups in the Nordics) in Oslo Science Park.

  • Flexible working hours

  • A competitive compensation package, including salary and shares in our fast-growing company.

  • Working with unique technology in an innovative start-up with high growth potential and global ambitions. 

  • Motivating and varying tasks, freedom, and responsibility in your work from the first day

  • Work in a business where you get to see the value of your contributions right away. A business that is small enough for your contribution to be making a big difference but established enough to give you the tools you need. 

  • Build a large network within medical technology and entrepreneurship through colleagues, start-ups, established companies, partners, and mentors.


What do we need from you?

  • An application text describing why you want to work in Vilje Bionics

  • CV

  • Diploma/transcript of grades, work certificates, or other relevant documents

Starting date: Flexible start after summer, preferably August/September.

Application and CV must be sent to

For questions about the position, do not hesitate to call Saeid Hosseini at +47 409 57 603

Application deadline: 07.06.2023

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