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Country:  Netherlands

Rijswijk, Netherlands

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

Senior 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, passing huge container terminals, watching the largest vessels in the world and are you impressed by some of the most advanced automated container terminals in the world? At Konecranes we deliver the Equipment Control Software TEAMS, which plays a pivotal role in the 24/7 operation at automated container terminals worldwide. TEAMS controls the fleet of automated horizontal transport and other automated equipment, finds optimal routes across the terminal, and ensures efficient cooperation between the several equipment types on a terminal.


We need YOU to maintain our excellent customer relationships and find your way in coordinating and balancing project management cornerstones People, Process & Technology. As a Senior Project Manager at Konecranes, you will support our customer with the implementation of TEAMS at their automated container terminal, aiming at making complex port operation simple to manage, and after Go Live help our customers to get the most out of their terminal. There is a strong international flavour to the job and travelling is involved from time to time. 


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


What we are looking for: 

  • A strategic thinker with over 5 years of experience in managing complex projects, who thrives in a collaborative, agile environment.
  • A strong communicator with an academic background that's refined your thoughtful and problem-solving abilities.
  • Someone who's excited about working in a software factory setting, using Scrum and SAFe Agile methodologies.
  • A proactive person who can manage budgets, scope, and timelines effectively, and isn't afraid to think outside the box to add value for our customers.
  • Proficiency in English and a willingness to travel occasionally are essential.
  • Willingness to work (32-40h/ week).
  • Prior experience in the ports industry or surrounding logistics is a plus.


What you will be doing as a Senior Project Manager:

  • Managing of software implementations projects from start to finish, runtimes varying from several months to several years.
  • Establishing enduring connections with our customers.
  • Tracking the progress of projects and raising any concerns if necessary.
  • Working with key stakeholders to solve any issues.
  • Monitoring timescales, budget and scope.
  • Supporting the team in any technical difficulties by having discussions and suggesting solutions.
  • Being the main point of contact for the customer on a daily basis. 


You will receive:

  • The chance to work with a globally recognized software product in container terminal automation.
  • A position at a company renowned worldwide for its high expertise and passionate employees.   
  • An attractive remuneration package, including a discretionary bonus, education budget  and access to the Konecranes online academy.
  • Work-live balance with flexible hours, hybrid work options based in Rijswijk and 25 days annual leave plus NL bank holidays.
  • A modern spacious office environment with an open culture, gym, shower and recreational facilities (pool table, table tennis, table football, etc),  free lunch, fruit and optional massage on the mandatory office days (Tuesday, Thursday).
  • The chance to be a part of a fun team and participate in events which include: sports, fun activities, 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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