Technology Project Manager

Company Details

Project definition / initiation:

  • Determining the project definition and goal (statement of work) in consultation with the product group director and the relevant department(s)
  • Creating the project plan (goals, people, materials and resources) and timelines
  • Drawing up the project budget
  • Determining the composition of the project team (size and professional disciplines)


Project management / monitoring progress:

  • Implementation and management of one or more projects in parallel (depending on project phase and size) with regard to:
  • Arranging and organizing the work and monitoring progress
  • Stakeholder management, including (external) partners and suppliers
  • Feeding project management systems with information regarding costs and planning
  • Providing input to capacity consultations
  • Stimulating innovative ideas through, amongst other things, a people-oriented management style
  • Take corrective action in case of over- or underspending
  • Organizing and chairing project teamwork meetings, providing information.
  • Authorizing purchase requests
  • Support in obtaining external funding, e.g. WBSO
  • Risk management and change management


Hierarchical and functional position:

  • Reporting hierarchically and operationally to the NL Technology Manager, in casu the Director Defense Design Engineering
  • Managing multidisciplinary project teams, between 5 – 15 team members
  • Responsible for projects with a joint budget of € 0.5 – 10M

General / Deliverables

  • Providing deliverables such as designs, proto hardware, test plans & – reports, analysis reports and technology readiness assessments of technology development projects

Job qualifications & Characteristics

  • HBO / Academic, technical education
  • > 5 years of experience in a technical international high-tech environment (preferably aerospace, space, or automotive, wind energy et cetera)
  • Project management training, preferably IPMA-C or equivalent
  • Good command of the English language, preferably also Dutch, or the willingness to learn it


Person: accountable, well organized, communicative, open and honest, flexible, broadly interested, self-propelling

Tagged as: project management

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