We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who will take on the management of key client projects with the goal of delivering every project on time, within budget and within scope. At any given time, we have several ongoing projects of varied size and scope. These can be as small as managing the process for an order of a single piece of hardware, ranging up to managing multi-million Euros projects. The person in this role will work with a team of department managers and report to the COO. S/he will not be solely responsible for all projects, but must be able to keep a broad view over many projects and have the organizational skills to keep track of open tasks associated with each project. The ideal candidate should be comfortable taking initiative and should stand his/her standing. This position is located in our Amsterdam office.
-Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
-Give direction to HPC project delivery, from the contract sign-off to the hand-over to the support team.
-Develop a detailed project plan as called for to monitor and track progress
-Setup the project teams in collaboration with your management and manage your project teams all project long.
-Organize and follow the ordering and production, hardware and software installation and configuration, acceptance of the project, the hand-over to the support team etc.
-Act as primary recordkeeper for projects overview, project meeting minutes, and
-From the beginning to the end, manage the risks of your projects and inform your management about your risk management strategy.
-Follow the production of all quality documents related to your projects (infrastructure document, software checklist, SW issues log, HW issues log, architecture document, acceptance document etc…).
– Create and adhere to communication strategy with customers from project initiation to acceptance.
– Report on a regular basis your projects progress to your manager.
– Background in computer science / IT / software development preferred; basic technical (IT infrastructure and/or software development) knowledge required;
– Proven working experience in project management in the information technology sector;
– Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills;
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
– Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills;
-Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
-PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus;
-Business is all done in English, but German, French, and/or Dutch would be useful;
-Experience with European tenders preferred;
|Job Category||Project Management|
|Experience||Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience: computer science / IT / software development|
|Education||Graduate level, Computer Science, Technology|
|Languages||English [Dutch and other European languages would be beneficial]|
|Salary||Competitive base salary, depending on experience and education|