Are you ready to join a team that is at the forefront of delivering cutting-edge automated material handling systems to customers worldwide? Our company understands that the IT infrastructure is an integral part of providing exceptional solutions to our clients!
What will you be doing?
As Project Leader, you will play a significant role in our delivery of our diverse services. In this position, you will support the technical staff in the delivery of the IT infrastructure scope of the automated material handling systems for our customers worldwide. Typically, these projects have a duration of one to five years. The project phases are specification, development and testing, commissioning, and integration support, which happens on the customer site.
You will lead various projects and smaller initiatives where your effective communication and organization skills as well as your flexibility will be crucial.
Focusing on providing the best possible solution to the customer, you will work alongside 50 enthusiastic colleagues from Veghel (The Netherlands) and Dortmund (Germany). You will also align and interact with other Project Leads from various Vanderlande departments, each focusing on their area of expertise aiming to a common goal of implementing a superb customer solution time after time.
In addition, you will help with optimizing our processes for the department and help us in standardizing and revolutionizing our delivery. As a great communicator you will need to build up an internal network so that you can work efficiently, as well as support and advise your sales colleagues during the quotation process and our product development team during product development. You will support, mentor, and train other technical leads within our team.
Your qualifications and skills
As a technically minded, proactive, and seasoned project leader, you are experienced in:
• The delivery of IT Infrastructure projects within a multidisciplinary environment
• Managing Time, Budget, Risks and Quality for any given project
• Stakeholder management
• Solid communication, conflict resolution and project leadership
• Having a pragmatic and hands-on attitude, while not losing sight of the project
• Being flexible while not losing sight of the department goals and interest
• Focusing on results
• Integration of modern technologies and methodologies into the product offering
To be eligible for this position, you must:
• Have a Higher Professional Education (HBO) qualification or University degree (WO)
• Have five years of experience in the execution of multi-disciplinary IT Infrastructure projects for commercial customers
• Have an agile mindset, experience in a scrum as well as in a waterfall team is an advantage
• Being certified in at least one of the major project management methodologies such as PRINCE2, PMP or being able to show comparable work experience is an advantage
• Be fluent in English (written and verbal)
• Be willing to travel worldwide occasionally
About the team
You will be part of the ICT Projects department, which is responsible for implementing and supporting the customer IT infrastructure. The IT infrastructure is an integral part of the automated material handling systems that we provide to our customers. The ICT projects department develops the IT infrastructure products and processes used for the customer implementations, implements various customer solutions worldwide and helps the support departments with the lifecycle management of the customer thereafter.
Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.
At Vanderlande, you can develop your career, satisfy your ambitions, aspire to new heights, while enjoying personal growth and thriving on achievement.
What we offer
In the challenging and responsible position of Project Leader you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of scope for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.
On top of your fixed salary you’ll receive the following secondary benefits:
40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).
Flexible working hours.
A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).
Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.
Working from home allowance.
Collective pension scheme and discount on additional health insurance.
On-site company health centres with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.
Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.
A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.
And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista.
If the role of Project Leader appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter.
For more information on the position, please contact Chiel Janssen (Recruiter) (0413-494 102 or firstname.lastname@example.org).