Role title: Senior Project Manager

Salary: Competitive plus benefits

Location: Zaandam

Due to continued growth, we currently have an exciting opportunity as a Senior Project Manager to join us in our Project Management team. Reporting directly to our EPMO Director you will lead the Project Management team of Project Tulip. This involves establishing the project management team, defining the project execution plan, and leading the team to successfully deliver the project on time and in-budget, fully meeting the expectation of both Hilton Foods and our Customer.

As the Senior Project Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating the planning of all the Workstreams within the project, ensuring plans are realistic, aligned across Workstreams, and will meet the project objectives.
  • Utilizing best practice project management tools and techniques, and train Workstream Leads and team members to use these too.
  • Holding Workstream Leads accountable for project delivery, & for process discipline.
  • Ensuring the total project and all sub-projects are delivered on time within the stipulated scope and budget.
  • Performing risk management analysis to identify and reduce project risks.
  • Managing the change request process ensuring scope and design changes are controlled and approved as appropriate.
  • Facilitating and Chair Steering Committee meetings, setting agendas, ensuring adequate decision-making, and issuing resultant action minutes.
  • Separately track project costs and delivery of financial benefits versus the business case.


To succeed as the Senior Project Manager, we ask that you have the following experience/expertise:

  • 10 years + Experience of successfully managing a number of medium and large projects.
  • Knowledge of best practice project management tools & techniques.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with capability to communicate well at all levels within a large and geographically spread business.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts between people and across functions.
  • The ability to significantly influence outcomes while sometimes in a position with little or no direct authority
  • Some technical knowledge in building construction, food processing, warehouse automation, and broad business systems would be an advantage.
  • Some experience of a significant change management programme.
  • Experience of successfully managing a number of medium and large projects.

About us:

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