Vacancy Senior Project Manager Development – Geleen


For a fast-growing Dutch Pharmaceutical developer and distributor on the European market, we are looking for a Project Manager Development. The organisation is constantly specialising and developing their products and services. Their focus is on the full breadth of the pharmaceutical industry from product development, registration, production, and commercialisation of (bio) pharmaceutical products to pharmaceutical services. Since the organisation is rapidly growing with interesting projects, we are looking for an individual with experience in product and/or process development and is specialised in Project Management.


If you like challenges, this position is what you can say is a challenge. Most importantly because you will manage multiple projects at the same time, with different teams. Your responsibilities will range from pre-project activities like assisting in business case development to technology transfer of registered products into a CMO. With a project execution plan, you’re on top when it comes to budget, scope, quality, and timing. It is important you enjoy making sure the meetings are efficient so all pharmaceutical specialists can present his/her results and conclusions. In short, organising and planning skills are your second nature.

Other activities:

  • Write project plans and build GANTT charts
  • Perform risk assessments on the project, product and process
  • Monitor team dynamics and sustain a positive constructive atmosphere
  • Write proper protocol and reports and draw scientifically-based conclusions
  • Represent the project and BPT during meetings with suppliers and customers
  • Facilitate tech-transfer activities for NPD/NPI
  • Continuously improve the organisation processes by writing SOPs and work instructions and integrating them in the PMO

We are looking for a professional who is motivated to continuously improve the organisation processes. Additionally, the professional should meet the following criterias:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a Life Science-related education
  • More than five years of project management experience in the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Enjoyed project management training such as Prince2, IPMA, Agile or equivalent
  • Experience in writing protocols and reports and familiar with S.M.A.R.T
  • Negotiation skills to get the best deal possible


For this position, they offer you:

  • A midpoint base salary of €64,000.- a year
  • An organisation where you can challenge yourself to reach the best achievements
  • Project teams where you have direct impact and where you can learn from other specialists in the development teams
  • Opportunities to grow further in your career
  • Good secondary conditions included a pension plan


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Jur Hoekstra
Associate | Biotech & Pharma

+31 6 83 77 89 89
+31 23 754 86 60