Freelance Project Manager
About this position:
From forensics to nanotechnology, our analytical systems and solutions help the world’s top researchers do ground-breaking work on the small things that make big things possible. We’re after enquiring minds, imaginative thinkers, and proud geeks. Those who are irresistibly drawn to hard problems others can’t crack. Those who are always thinking ‘what if…’. Does this sound like you? Then read on….
Do you want to step into a high tech world with a strong focus on innovation? Are you looking for a position in which you never have a dull moment, nothing is standard and in which you can fully exploit your customer focused and problem-solving skills? Are you both conceptual and pragmatic? Then please come join our Process & Automation Solutions (PAS) Team!
Malvern Panalytical technologies are used by scientists and engineers in a wide range of industries and organizations to solve the challenges associated with maximizing productivity, developing better quality products and getting them to market faster. Our mission is to create superior, customer-focused solutions and services to deliver tangible economic impact through chemical, physical and structural analysis of materials.
Malvern Panalytical has multiple locations all over the world and employs over 2,000 people worldwide. When you join us, you become part of the Malvern Panalytical family, a group of talented women and men who drive innovation, embrace change, and celebrate global community.
In this position you will be part of the PAS Group. The PAS Group operates internationally, yet the team has a very personal feel. When projects are not standard, that’s where we come in. Our clients are passionate about their technologies and we are passionate about making it happen. At the end of the day we are always proud to say: look what we have built today.
In this project you will manage and support your Project Team and you will work on a large account for approximately 10-12 months. All of our Project Managers still love technology and innovation. Besides this you will collaborate with Sales, Service, Engineering and Technical Support colleagues to help design and engineer project proposals that accurately address customer needs. You will report to the PAS Solutions Director.
What are your challenges?
·Co-ordinating cross-functional project teams with direction and vision to deliver new products and solutions to agreed project goals
·Deliver and manage single or multiple projects simultaneously
·Develop and manage project financial budgets.
·Produce task estimates, project plans and forecasts based upon input from the project team and business stakeholders.
·Manage, coordinate and communicate with project internal and external stakeholders / team members.
·Work within a quality framework, including product development procedures
What do you need to be successful in this role?
·The ability to lead, inspire and motivate multidisciplinary project teams to deliver our common goals.
·Have a curious nature.
·Proven project management skills (15 years) in preferably a manufacturing / product development environmentwithin a quality framework, including product development procedures.
·Understand the key project drivers (time, cost, quality, and scope) and use good judgement in balancing off these factors to achieve project goals.
·Excellent communication and organisational skills, with the ability to communicate to a diverse, cross-functional, multi-level audience.
·Business Acumen: understand business dynamics and financial impacts and able to challenge and develop projects and business cases.
Excellent written and spoken English and Dutch, and appreciation of global cultures.
Willingness to travel (when allowed).
Great to have:
·At least a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or equivalent
·Experience outside your main educational area, obtained by hands-on experience.
·Proven record of achievement and technical solution expertise in a comparable role.
Who are we?
Are you looking for your next challenging project?
Please contact Mark Pals: Mark.Pals@malvernpanalytical.com if you would like more information about this position. Please e-mail your resume and motivation letter before July, 15, 2021 to Marinca Huisman, HR Business Partner, (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone: 06-15568852.