Stroom is looking for a Senior Project Manager/Project Director, The Netherlands
Breda, The Netherlands
Our client is a leader in developing and operating highly automated cold stores. They are the fastest growing specialist in automated cold storage, with world-class and energy efficient systems, making it stand out from conventional cold storage companies.
They have a global network with 8 locations on three continents. In total they offer over 730,000 pallet positions. They work with a global team of around 750 employees.
To effectively manage the construction site team and maintain a level of professionality necessary to achieve the project goals within the allotted time, budget and requested quality. To create and develop a professional culture on site, in line with our values and ensure that a positive attitude to Health & Safety is embedded within the team on site. This position will be the main point of contact between the building site itself, Head Quarters in the Netherlands, contractors and suppliers worldwide. Project size between €50 and €100 Mio.
Ensure the safety on the building site and minimize the exposure to risks
Delivery of the project within the allotted time
Delivery of the project within the budget
Delivery of the project within the agreed quality and NewCold standards.
Manage and maintain the high-level project deliverables
Efficiently create and or manage the project budget and schedule
Manage the design and procurement with support of headquarters in the Netherlands and the associated engineering companies
Manage the local project team and the sub-contractors / suppliers
Lead and organize Steering Committee meetings
Lead and organize Project meetings
Record and manage all project documentation
Report regularly to the Management Team, and give the required input for reporting to the client and investors
Maintain effective and ongoing communication with all parties, including the dedicated USA team, HQ in the Netherlands, contractors, suppliers and other stakeholders
Assisting other NewCold Operations, including:
Support Business Development initiatives as and when required
Share best practices and standards with colleagues at other Newcold sites, and join collaborative projects
Continually look to opportunities for improvement
Ethical decision-making skills at all times and in all circumstances
High sense of responsibility
Strong Leadership skills
The pursuit of excellence in all aspects of the construction phase
Evokes teamwork and innovative thinking within the project team
Client management, anticipates the client’s operational needs
Based on these metrics and assigned responsibilities there will be Quarterly Check-ins and Annual Performance Reviews
The decision level of this function must be in line with the corporate governance and business unit agreements. This decision process at all times must be followed unless decided differently by board and shareholders.
This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.
Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate field of study – Engineering – Civil / Mechanical / Electrical
Knowledge Skills & Ability:
Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work well as an individual and in a team
Deep knowledge of principals, practices and theories within their own profession discipline
Minimum of 10-15 years of professional experience with preferably 5 years of experience as a Project Manager on construction/automation projects
Strong and current awareness of external market trends and best practices
Flexibility due to the international environment of the company
Willingness to travel frequently and to be away from home for potentially long periods of time if necessary
Efficient time management skills
Expert knowledge of MS Office, MS Projects and AutoCAD
Experience with automated material handling installations
Working knowledge of the implementation of a warehouse management system
Master Degree in related field
Certificates relevant to Project Management
Membership of associated organizations related to Project Management and or Engineering.