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Project Manager Continuous Improvement Finance

Project Manager Continuous Improvement Finance

Job area Project management Location Veghel, Netherlands Contract type Full time

Would you like to be part of team that focuses on the continuous improvement of the Finance function? Are you a hands-on project manager, with proven experience in defining and implementing Finance improvement projects? Do you excel in stakeholder management at senior level in an international business environment? Do you know how to translate improvement ideas into realistic design and implementation projects? If so, this is the right role for you!

Your position

As a Project Manager Continuous Improvement (CI) your key objective is to define and manage projects for key Finance improvement initiatives. Current focus is to define and deliver the strategic Future Finance roadmap, a multi-year program to improve the value of Finance throughout Vanderlande. In this challenging role, you will be part of our Finance Continuous Improvement organization.

Your responsibilities

Your tasks will range from organizing workshops to solving detailed issues in project execution. Your two main responsibilities lie in the support of Finance project owners:

  • Translation of improvement ideas into future business design, including facilitating exploration and design workshops and working with external partners to leverage outside-in expert views.

  • Definition and execution of projects. Among others you will cover scope definition, staffing, planning & reporting, budgeting, KPI definition, monitoring and reporting, and risk assessment and mitigation. Defining project approaches, stakeholder management, managing change impact and value realization tracking are important parts of this activity.

Your profile

For you to be successful in this role, we ask you to bring to the table:

  • Bachelor / Master degree in Finance or a related field.

  • Preferably a Project Management certification.

  • 5+ years’ experience in managing Finance improvement projects, transformation assignments from design to execution (preferably in a top-tier Finance consulting firm).

  • Proven track record in leading and executing multidisciplinary projects in an international environment.

  • Proven results in ways of working, either through transformation projects or through day-to-day frontline operational experience.

  • Effective change agent skills, a flexible change approach based on circumstances.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Also, you can coordinate and facilitate international projects with respect for local cultures.

  • Ability to independently scope, plan, manage, execute and control your work.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (including both structured and effective English written and verbal communication)

  • Willingness to travel up to approx. 10% of your time.

Our company

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports – from London Heathrow to Singapore Changi – and in the parcel market, for main players such as UPS and FedEx. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of solutions for warehousing giants, including Amazon and Walmart, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

If you aspire to a position of responsibility – and want to make a difference by facilitating the delivery of what matters most to consumers, passengers and businesses – then the next step on your path to global opportunities is to join Vanderlande. As part of our network and unique culture of freedom and flexibility, you will be connected to our dedicated people, build strong relationships and rise to the challenge of industry-leading projects.

You will grow, take ownership and make every day better as you continue on the road to success with your spirit of adventure – and fulfil your ambitions for personal development through our Academy. Vanderlande will give you the necessary knowledge, tools and support, so that together we have the confidence and ability to exceed our customers’ expectations in over 100 countries.

To achieve our collective goals, you will have a hands-on role working in a positive environment to deliver tangible, state-of-the-art products and improve the competitiveness of our highly visible customers. As an integral part of our team, you will have the enthusiasm and be driven to reach our destination before your next journey with Vanderlande begins…

Our Offer
This challenging position offers the chance to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries, a company which is already years in a row chosen as “Top employer” in the Netherlands.

We offer a fulltime position in an informal, professional work  and technical innovative environment with a lot of possibilities to develop yourself.

Besides your salary, we offer you the following:

  • 27 holidays & 13 ADV days (based on fulltime)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Training possibilities

  • Travel compensation

  • Collective Pension and insurance

Your application

If the role of Project Manager Continuous Improvement appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Tjalling Kraak (Senior Recruiter) on +31 413 49 30 24.

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