Project Manager

Project Manager

Veghel, Netherlands.
Contract type
Full time

Have you got the drive and entrepreneurship to manage our international Airports and Parcel projects? Do you have the commercial attitude to play the game with our customers? Are you someone who develops project teams and third parties and encourages them to achieve the almost unattainable? If so, you're the ideal Project Manager for us!

What will you be doing?
As Project Manager Airports & Parcel Solutions, it's your job to lead and manage projects to ensure they are a success. Projects are large scale and complex (up to € 20 million). You will have ultimate responsibility for the successful delivery of one or more Material Handling projects whereby you act as the link between the client, the team at Vanderlande and subcontractors. You will be working with a multi-cultural team. Working autonomously, within a multi-cultural team, you will require a strong client-oriented approach to deliver realistic project plans. Implementing projects will require key elements including customer satisfaction, expectation management, time management, budget performance, quality and safety. During the implementation phase you will also have commercial responsibility. This will include achieving successful acceptance of your projects by the customer and the internal service organization.


  • You have strong interpersonal skills including being a great communicator and believe that building trusting relationships is the key to success

  • You are a true entrepreneur, result-oriented with a nature to strive for excellence, from beginning to end

  • Being customer focused, you sense stakeholder’s concerns and their needs, openly listen and mutually find effective solutions

  • You are a mature sparring partner of senior management within Vanderlande, as well as customers. You are able to successfully collaborate with stakeholders at all levels, including senior executives (in- and outside Vanderlande)

  • You thrive on challenge and drive for excellence

  • You actively seek new business opportunities and enthusiastically enable continuation of co-operation in terms of new assignments/contracts

What do we ask from you? 

  • You have an excellent command of the English language. Additional languages are a plus

  • You have up to 5 years' experience in project execution in a technical and challenging environment

  • You have completed a technical program at bachelor or master's level

  • Experience with IT/OT software as part of automation projects is preferred

  • International working experience is a plus

  • You have affinity with logistics and/or industrial automation

  • Would be willing to spend 25% of your time (on average) travelling

About the team
The Vanderlande Customer Centre Airports & Parcel Solutions NEME (Northern Europe and Middle East) is active in the NEME region to design, deliver and service solutions for airports and parcel customers. As we are expecting growth, we are looking for a Project Manager with the potential and ambition to further develop and professionalize our organization especially in new and adjacent business such as our PAX and IT solutions. 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 Manager, 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.

This position offers a competitive salary range of €4.600,00 to €7.800,00 gross per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance). We are looking for multiple Project Managers and we are open to both medior and senior profiles, which is why the salary range is broad. A lease car and bonus component can be offered depending on your level of seniority. We will make this estimation during our selection process. Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale.  

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 centers 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.

Your application
If the role of Project Manager 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 Michelle van der Schoot (Senior Recruiter) on +31 (0)413 – 495288.

Diversity & Inclusion
Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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