Business Development Manager

We are looking for a dedicated and self-driven business developer with passion for digital health to join our commercial team in Copenhagen to help accelerate our growth into the life science sector
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Hours: Full Time

Chronic diseases are escalating worldwide with estimation of affecting 69% of the world’s population by 2030. This has a huge impact on the wellbeing of all individuals affected as well causing a massive burden on our healthcare systems.

At Liva we have an ambitious goal: To improve lives through digital health coaching.

With our leading technology in combination with clinically validated behavioural change programmes we are busy halting or reversing lifestyle conditions such as obesity, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.


About the position

As our new Business Development Manager you will enter a newly established team in the commercial organisation with responsibility for building and delivering on the life science partnership strategy at Liva. You will partake in heading up one of our most important priorities for growth and be given a unique opportunity to formulate the future of digital healthcare together with our life science partners by providing proven digital patient support programmes (PSPs) for improved treatment adherence and patient outcomes.

Your responsibilities In this role you will divide your time between business development and key account management activities to ensure successful account management and expansion into the life science sector where your key responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Develop and execute the go-to-market strategy towards the life science sector by developing complete understanding of needs and incentives for PSPs among life science partners.
  • Lead and build best practice framework for strategic account management at Liva.
  • Identify new opportunities and expand on current life science partnerships across pharmacotherapy and medical device companies.
  • Formulate commercial proposals and negotiate contracts to ensure appropriate timelines and commercial targets are met.
  • Develop trusting relationship with key stakeholders of life science partners and act as liaison towards the Liva Marketing, Product Development and Operations team.
  • Report on partnership progress to identify focus areas or new sources of growth.


Your profile

  • You hold a BA /MA degree in business administration, marketing or equivalent.
  • You have 3-5 years’ experience within sales, business development and/or marketing.
  • You bring an analytical tool box and commercial understanding from the life science sector (either pharmacotherapy or medical device company).
  • Excel at problem-solving and have an ability for getting people to work with you.
  • You possess a make-it-happen mindset and don’t hesitate to roll up your sleeves – but you also think about the long-term business implications and requirements.
  • You have a true passion for digital healthcare and you understand the urgency of the mission we are on.


About Liva Healthcare

Liva Healthcare is a leading European health-tech innovator with a proven track record in working with NHS England since 2017 as a provider in their high-profile Diabetes Prevention Programme.

We are headquartered in Copenhagen and London and currently operate in 7 countries while growing rapidly with highly selective partners such as NHS England and key players in healthcare and life science. On top of that, we’re well-funded by large German and Belgian investors and ready to accelerate our growth even further.

We are always on the lookout for talented people who are eager to engage and build a lifechanging career in a fast paced and ambitious scale-up environment. Most importantly, empathy is at the heart of what we do and you will be welcomed to a highly collaborative team where we believe in by working together we will achieve greater things than by working alone.

Feel free to contact our Life-Science Business Development Lead, Nina Glenny, on email if you have any questions about the position.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Danneskiold-Samsøes Allé 41
1434 København Directions +45 70 20 88 22 View page

Why come work at Liva?

In addition to the fact that we have a fantastic product, a wonderful team of highly dedicated people, great employee benefits and attractive packages, you also get the opportunity to work in a fast-growing international company where you can actually make a real difference for thousands of people.

  • Make a change

    At Liva, we do not go to work just to work. We are a purpose-driven company and we go to work every day to help people live healthier lives.

  • Flexible work hours and locations

    We value the health of our employees and it all starts with a healthy work/life balance.

  • Central offices

    Our offices in London and Copenhagen are located in close proximity to public transport and city centre.

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