Technical Project Manager

Are you our new Technical Project Manager?

As Technical Project Manager you will be part of the projects and technology team, reporting in to the Director of Transformation & Technology. This team is responsible for the delivery of technical projects, from conceptual design to realization and implementation. Projects could range from expansion and optimization of our existing production facility (Vertical Farm in Poeldijk, The Hague area) to the design and construction of new Vertical Farms (potentially abroad).

Responsibilities

• Oversee and ensure the realization/construction of the design in close collaboration with our operational team of maintenance/installation engineers and external suppliers
• Formulate functional and technical requirements and involve different internal stakeholders (e.g. R&D, Agronomy, Engineering) and suppliers
• Conduct regular project reviews to ensure that all required design work is proceeding in line with the project plan and budget
• Build and maintain strong relationships with an wide ecosystem of vendors and suppliers
• Work together closely with the leadership team on a daily basis to realize these mission-critical projects

Profile

• Degree in Agricultural- , Mechanical- , Civil Engineering or related disciplines (HBO/WO)
• 2-5 years of experience in project management and the design/construction of production facilities, preferably in the fresh food sector (e.g. green houses, indoor farming, warehouses with cooling systems etc.)
• Demonstrated experience in collaborating with construction project managers and other operations teams throughout the full lifecycle, i.e. design, construction and optimization, of an operational site
• Strong project management skills
• Affinity with Foodtech/Agrotech and a passion for contributing to a sustainable future
• Strong sense of ownership and ability to work independently in a fast-moving environment
• Practical, hands-on and a positive “getting things done” mentality
• Proficient in AutoCad and/or Solidworks
• Proficient in English, both speaking and writing; proficient in Dutch would be preferred, but is not a necessity

What we offer
• Dynamic and international start-up environment (option to travel)
• Opportunity to make a true impact on the success of the vertical farming industry
• Market conform salary (based on experience and expertise)
• Small team with high degree of flexibility and ownership

Meet the team