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Customer Project Manager

Posted 24 May 2024
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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About the team

As Customer Project Manager you will be leading a team consisting of Product Project managers, Contract manager, Solution Engineering manager and IVVQ-manager.

About your future job

As Customer Project Manager you are responsible for setting up and executing Customer Projects in close cooperation with your project team and the Product Project Manager. You are allocated to the segment Fire Control and you report to the Product Segment Manager.

As a Customer Project Manager you will help scope and define projects, and deliver products in compliance with customer requests. You will drive forward projects by managing time, quality and project profitability and by ensuring customer satisfaction.

Why you'd be a good match

You have proven experience with working in a technical environment and have affinity with technical products. As Customer Project Manager you:

  • Have relevant experience in Project Management (managing complex (technical) projects);
  • Have a good skillset in project management methods;
  • Have the ability to manage complex situations in a multi-disciplinary environment;
  • Have excellent leadership skills;
  • Are strong in motivating and organizing project team members;.
  • Have excellent communication skills and are able to communicate effectively on different levels in the organization;
  • Are fluent in English;
  • IPMA certifications is a plus.

What's in it for you

  • A challenging job in a great team within our high-tech, innovative work environment. Includes the freedom for initiative and good ideas;
  • Room for personal and professional growth within our organization, for example in regards to technical, commercial or international skills;
  • Valuable international collaboration with coworkers from 68 different countries around the globe;
  • A comfortable work space in a modern environment, with a focus on flexibility and the right work life balance;
  • You can usually work where and when you want to be able to do your work as well and efficiently as possible. Within Thales we implement hybrid working where you can, for example, work from home two days a week if your role allows it;
  • A good salary, fitting travel allowance, and the ability to personalize your employment conditions: for instance, you can trade days off for internet costs, our bicycle plan, company fitness and relocation costs;
  • 40 days off per year (PTO). Yes, really.

With 80.000 talents working in 68 countries, we are one of the biggest high-tech employers in the field of safety and security. In the Netherlands, where 2500 employees are based, we are located in four cities: Huizen, Delft, Eindhoven and Hengelo (HQ).
Do you want to kickstart your career in an international high-tech environment? And are you looking for a traineeship where you can develop your personal skills? Our traineeship starts in October 2023. Check

Active in 65 countries
2,500 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 45 years