PROJECT MANAGER IT

(40 HOURS/WEEK) - BLADEL, THE NETHERLANDS

The Interfood Group is a leading global dairy trading company (milk powders, butter, cheese, dairy blends etc.). The Group consists of 16 offices in all continents with over 300 employees. Interfood's accounts are dairy producers and processors, government institutions and importers / distributors all over the globe. Interfood's success is founded in its pro-active & service oriented market approach, its global presence and its extensive market and product knowledge and its strive for excellence.

To sustain and further grow our success, we are looking for a Project Manager IT. 

 
 

Background

The Project Manager manages projects that are of tactical and strategic importance for Interfood. The projects can be related to:

  • Implementation and roll out of local or global software solutions and other business related improvements.

  • Creating, improving and adoption of processes, procedures and reports.

Job description

  • You can lead projects as mentioned above, you keep people involved and motivated, you report about progress and issues, and you adjust planning, budget and approach if needed, supported by the Project Management Office.

  • You can prepare and manage decision making processes, facilitate dialogue between Interfood stakeholders and partners involved, create awareness of potential risks and (let them) take measures.

  • You will perform hands-on support in performing operational project activities, like giving input to Service Level Agreements, company policies, contracts, project approaches, and process designs.

  • You will join and/or chair regular meetings with the members of the project teams, you take care of appropriate minutes, and you distribute actions to the action holders.

  • You will act as first point of contact for partners/vendors during the projects and you will work with them in achieving cooperation models for delivering future applications and services.

  • You can manage expectations of the people involved and eliminate potential misunderstandings, making sure commitment within the teams is achieved and maintained.

  • You can identify and manage dependencies and critical paths in all the running projects, and develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.

  • You are responsible for creating transparency, continuity and progress in the projects, and for reporting and analyzing deviations to time and money proactively by offering suggestions for solutions.

Profile

  • Bachelor, Master or University degree in a technical or business educational study.

  • Experience with managing IT projects, based on Prince2 or Agile.

  • Experience with project leadership software, like Microsoft Project or other tools.

  • Able to bring structure, transparency and continuity in the projects for all people involved.

  • Motivating, inspiring and encouraging character.

  • Able to work independently but team-oriented in a collaborative environment.

  • Able to effectively prioritize and to execute tasks in a high pressure environment.

  • Excellent communication skills in both Dutch and English.

  • Structured and analytical and able to operate abstract and on detail level.

  • Accurate way of working with a social and service-oriented approach.

 
 

Interfood offers

A very dynamic and independent responsibility within a pleasant informal working environment in an enthusiastic and committed team. Interfood is a financially healthy organization with an excellent reputation in the world and offers a good salary and good secondary benefits.


Are you interested in this vacancy? Please send your application letter and CV to hrm@interfood.com

 

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