Head of industrial Projects

Echt, Netherlands

Job Reference 1195688

Location Echt, Netherlands

Industry Process - Manufacturing

Function Project Management

Job Type Contract

Date Added October 12, 2023

Job Title: Head of Industrial Projects
Location: Limburg
Experience Level: Experienced
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Contract to Permanent

The Role:
At the heart of our client's dynamic team, you will be leading as the Head of Industrial Projects, shaping and elevating our department's performance. Your journey includes developing your team, building and nurturing relationships with  clients, ensuring top-notch quality, managing projects, crafting project proposals, and initiating commercial ventures. Your responsibilities go even further as you chart a path for the department's growth, in sync with market opportunities. Close collaboration with branch management, group leaders, and project managers from related departments will be your forte.


  • Team Development: Nurturing your team's growth and development.
  • Client Relations: Cultivating existing client relationships and acquiring new ones.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensuring rigorous quality standards are consistently met.
  • Project Management: Expertly overseeing project management processes.
  • Proposal Crafting: Meticulously designing compelling project proposals.
  • Commercial Initiatives: Propelling commercial ventures to expand our department's reach.
  • Strategic Vision: Developing and executing a clear vision for the department's expansion.
  • Interdepartmental Collaboration: Collaborating closely with branch management, group leaders, and project managers from related departments.


  • Education: A completed degree at the HBO or WO level in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience: A background in the process industry and project engineering is essential.
  • Technical Project Management: Strong knowledge of project management in industrial projects.
  • Leadership: Previous experience in a leadership role.
  • Technical Tools: Familiarity with CAD packages and other technical software.
  • Commercial Mindset: A commercial mindset with a preferred existing network.
  • Problem Solving: The ability to swiftly and creatively solve challenges without compromising functionality, reliability, safety, or cost aspects.
  • Communication: Strong communication skills in Dutch and English.
  • Strategic Thinking: The ability to develop a strategy and lead your colleagues towards its realization.
  • Proactive: Being proactive and keen on continuously improving processes.
  • Experience: A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.

The Client:
Our client, a visionary in leveraging technology and collaboration to enhance industrial success, seeks to eliminate capacity and expertise constraints in industrial organizations. Their mission is to improve industrial performance through the combination of expertise, innovation, capacity, and flexibility. They value integrity, human-centric technology, creativity, enjoyment of work, and a stylish approach to collaboration. Their services are built on the fusion of human expertise and technology, forming customized teams to meet client needs. They also provide comprehensive project solutions and share technological knowledge with clients, offering training and knowledge-sharing to optimize industrial operations.

If you're ready to take on the challenge and make an impact within a thriving organization, we encourage you to apply. Please send your CV to Berend.Besseling@airswift.com, and we'll be in touch with you soon.


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