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Country:  Netherlands

Rijswijk, Netherlands

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  Hybrid

Project Manager

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


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Do you get excited when driving through the Rotterdam port between the huge terminals, watching the largest vessels in the world and impressed by some of the most advanced industrial terminals & plants in the world? Would you like to support Container Terminals globally to improve their operations and as a Project manager support their software testing, tuning, and training. At Konecranes, we build a digital twin of terminals that is used to test the actual Terminal Operating System prior to go-live and when new software patches are deployed in terminal operations.  


We need YOU to maintain our customer relationships and increase value both for the terminal as well as for our business. As a Project Manager at Konecranes, you will support our clients with the implementation and optimization of their terminal operations. There is a strong international flavour to the job and travelling is involved from time to time. 

Konecranes does also deliver world’s leading Equipment Control Software for automated container terminals and is a leading firm in the industry, with a large client base for container terminal- and industrial equipment. 


Over the course of the next few years, we guide you to grow into an experienced Project Manager with a large network, who actively contributes to the deployment and development of our products and services portfolio.  

Please apply even if you do not have all skills and background criteria’s – we are looking for the right person that suits our team and can grow with us. 


A little bit about what we are looking for in a Project Manager: 

  • 3-5 years applicable experience 

  • Academic degree in a relevant education i.e. with strong analytical skills 

  • Enjoys working in a software factory using Scrum and SAFe 

  • Ability to manage various stakeholders internal & external   

  • Someone who can think “out of the box” and make recommendations that add value to our clients 

  • Excellent writing skills in English language 

  • Willingness to occasional travel (typically 1-4 times per year) 

  • Willingness to work 100% (40h/ week), but 80% is also possible  

  • Enjoys being exposed to customers, build a network and visit trade shows 

  • Prior experience in the ports industry is a plus 

  • Prior experience or exposure in business consulting is a bonus 

  • Prior experience in managing and developing key client relationships 


What you will be doing as a Project Manager:

  • End to end project management of solutions 

  • Building long lasting relationships with customers 

  • Supporting customers with implementation and optimisation of their terminal operations 

  • Developing professional network in port industry to promote our offering to existing and new customers 

  • Working with internal colleagues to ensure projects are understood and delivered as agreed 

  • Contributing in project and prioritization meetings about software development and testing (we apply SAFe and Scrum Agile frameworks)

  • Creating status reports, registering orders and invoices (Using SAP, Excel and Word) 


You will receive:

  • The opportunity to work with a world leading software product in container terminal automation and testing 

  • A position at a company renowned worldwide for its high expertise and passionate employees   

  • A competitive remuneration package 

  • Free lunch on mandatory office days (Tuesday, Thursday) 

  • Free massage on allocated day  

  • A discretionary bonus 

  • A budget for relevant education  

  • Access to the Konecranes online academy  

  • 25 days annual leave, plus NL bank holidays 

  • Flexible working hours in a hybrid environment, based in Rijswijk 

  • The opportunity to work in a modern office with large space, open culture, gym, shower and recreational facilities 

  • The chance to be a part of a fun team and events which include, fitness, food and culture. 



Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions, serving a broad range of customers across multiple industries. We consistently set the industry benchmark, from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive and sustainable way. That's why, with 16 000+ professionals in over 50 countries, we are trusted every day to lift, handle and move what the world needs.

Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.

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