Dr2 Consultants Shanghai is looking for a senior advisor

Vacancy: Senior advisor (business development)

Dr2 Consultants Shanghai provides market entry and business development services for European companies investing in China. We provide strategic, practical, and commercial support for companies who are looking to enter the Chinese market, and for companies who want to expand their business in China. We also help Chinese companies invest in Europe by providing public affairs and market entry support.

Dr2 Consultants Shanghai is part of consultancy firm Dröge & Van Drimmelen, which also has offices in The Hague and Brussels. Our international team of consultants cooperates closely, building upon our extensive networks to create meaningful business opportunities for our clients. Dröge & Van Drimmelen was founded in The Hague in 1999.

The strength of our firm lies in the quality of its 45 employees, who are actively engaged in their communities and who stay up to date on the latest developments in their profession and the world surrounding them. It is necessary that our consultants know the challenges and opportunities of doing business abroad. We take organizations by the hand and guide them through a complex set of rules and regulations and ever-changing local market circumstances.

Job description

As a senior advisor you will be responsible -together with the team- for enlarging the network and business opportunities of the agency in China.

Next to this you are responsible for the strategic advisory of our clients. You will do this for example through a strategic session with the CEO of a multinational company, a market entry plan for the board of directors, or in a conversation between you and an executive within a trade association or local government. All the while keeping the client’s interests in mind.

The field we are in is very diverse and covers multiple sectors. Dr2 Consultants Shanghai advises companies in the retail, circular economy/sustainability, waste management, and smart mobility sectors, among others. The senior advisor is expected to deliver a meaningful contribution to one or more of these sectors. Next to this, the senior advisor is able to bring in new clients to the firm.


–           academic level of professional and intellectual ability

–           8-10 years relevant working experience within China-Europe business relations

–           extensive experience in business development

–           actively engaged in Chinese and/or European business and government communities

–           has an entrepreneurial mindset and a good nose for commercial opportunities

–           broad network within the field (and possibly within a specific sector)

–           able to clearly express complex matters in written and spoken English and Mandarin

–           socially and/or politically engaged

–           strong general business acumen


Do you recognize yourself in the profile above, or would you like to receive more information? Please contact mr. Frans van Drimmelen (CEO and senior advisor) at