Business Development Expert - Value Spaces, ING Neo

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The opportunity

Will you help building the future of banking? Are you excited about understanding the biggest challenges our customers face and exploring new business opportunities? Are you a passionate, structured, curious team player that loves to create impact together with others? ING Neo is looking for you!

As Business Development Expert at ING Neo, you will support the Value Space leads to bring the (financial) value of innovation initiatives. You will help executing on the Value Space strategy. You operate beyond borders - scaling new businesses cross-border. The Business Development Expert’s purpose is to continuously explore options for the innovation Value Space strategy, transform the strategy into testable concepts and identify priorities and next steps to be executed in collaboration with ING colleagues.

The team

ING Neo is a business area within ING, helping ING to transform into an innovative organization and deliver impact through adjacent and disruptive innovation. These innovations may be implemented through partnerships with FinTechs or ING Neo assets, new initiatives in ING Innovation Labs, or investments through ING Ventures. ING Neo has five Value Spaces – Housing, Financial Health, Disrupt Lending, Trade and Safe & Compliant.

Roles and responsibilities

As Business Development Expert for the Value Spaces you will represent the value space in exploration exercises , defining problem statements with the Strategy and Exploration team based on ING’s business needs. Spotting largest customer challenges based on desk research and interactions with key stakeholders in the market in collaborating with the innovation lab’s initiatives , making introductions to key stakeholders. Ensuring feedback from key stakeholders is taken into account for decision making. Considering risky assumptions based on previous learnings in working with the FinTech Partnership team to create impactful FinTech partnerships , ensuring the scouting round assesses & determines the best FinTech to collaborate with. Creating the conditions for a successful pilot. Ensure lasting impact of the partnership through maintaining relationships and measurement in potential Ventures/M&A investment / divestment decisions in collaboration with the Ventures team. in supporting ING Neo scale-ups and majority owned investments , priority setting, preparing Quarterly Business Reviews and collaborating with scale-ups and ING business units to ensure strategic value for ING. in building the ecosystem , both within ING and externally by organising the Value Space community with key stakeholders.

Key attributes:

  • You are curious, eager to learn & have the ability to work in a transparent, open culture;

  • You are passionate about understanding customer & business needs (dare to ask “why-why-why”), persistent in pursuing business goals together with others and objectively deciding on data driven (in)validations;

  • You have the ability to work with a diversity of people and manage multiple stakeholders; you can work with an assertive and diplomatic style towards your contacts at different levels, both internally and externally;

  • You can guide projects across a multitude of departments; you have the ability to set key results for yourself and cross-departmental teams that allow you to validate whether it is worthwhile to continue projects or change course alternatively;

  • Experience in retail/business banking, digital and/or transformation is a plus;

  • Background in FinTech, Strategy Consultancy or Corporate Finance is a plus;

If any of the above doesn’t apply to you yet, but you are eager to learn and develop these capabilities, we want to hear from you.


Contact Robin Heerema in the ING Neo recruitment team E: ) or Katleen Van Gheel E: for more information about this role. Want to apply directly? Please upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the “Apply” button.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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