International Project Manager | Undutchables

International Project Manager

Berlin, reference 2022-00082

Job description

We are looking for an experienced International Project Manager for projects abroad that are coordinated and supported by HQ in the Netherlands. You will prepare, set up and execute high-tech digitization projects from the HQ and on-site. The focus for 2022 – 2023 is on large-scale projects on-site in Berlin with frequent traveling to the project sites (50%). You will report to the Digitization Director and work closely with the Manager Operations and manage an international project team.

  • Assessing customer requests and advising the client and sales team on the best project approach
  • Establishing structural communications with clients, both in kick-off phase and during the run of the project, acting as the first point of contact for the client
  • Making a long-term planning as well as day-to-day schedule, incorporating financial and logistical aspects
  • Aligning daily schedules with operational project team members and partner organizations like temporary employment agencies and transportation companies
  • Monitoring progress, budget, production KPI’s and taking necessary course of action to achieve both, while keeping the Dutch HQ informed of this
  • Optimize project workflow and implement practical solutions to improve throughput and/or productivity
  • Taking care of periodical reports, good financial administration and invoicing
  • Managing complex field of internal and external stakeholders on client-side as well as at the HQ in the Netherlands
  • Selecting, contracting and managing external suppliers for the implementation of the project
  • Supervising and coaching an international project team, consisting of (senior) scan operators, technical project leader, HR and IT


  • 3 to 5 years work experience in international project management and/or production management role
  • Experience with managing complex logistical solutions
  • Photographic/technical background
  • Business level English, speaking German or Dutch is preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Team player, ability to liaise with various internal disciplines (IT, Purchasing, Engineering, Administration)
  • Ability to motivate operational team members
  • Ability to structure operational processes
  • Ability to balance practical and strategic aspects
  • Being able to take initiative and decisions and daring to do so
  • Self-starting professional, result-oriented, hands-on approach
  • Problem-solving and planning skills
  • Communication and stakeholder management skills

Working conditions

Competitive salary
Frequent travel (individually or as part of the project team) to project sites (50%)
Extensive training and development opportunities
Annual Museum Card (Dutch)
Company car, laptop and telephone allowance are included
Informal, personal working atmosphere and there are plenty possibilities for personal growth

NOTE: Please note that for this role we are only accepting applications from candidates that hold a valid work permit and are already living near the location of the company. Our client is not able to sponsor work permits or apply for extensions. Therefore, we will not be able to work with applications that do not meet this criteria.

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Company description

Our client is a highly innovative service provider within the cultural heritage world. They offer museums, archives, and libraries a complete solution for opening up their collections to the public. These services include everything required to proceed from concept development and the definition of a business case to the digitization, storage and hosting, management and enrichment of collections.

Working for our client means working for interesting international clients in Europe, US and Australia. You will contribute to the digitization and online preservation of unique scientific and historical collections. They use the latest technology and rapid capture digitization systems. The company is known for its innovative software and hardware solutions developed in-house.

Recruiter contact

Heleen Hermans, Undutchables Amsterdam
+31(0)6 34154087
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Recruiter contact

Heleen Hermans
Undutchables Amsterdam
T: +31(0)6 34154087


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